June 28, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Patience, salmon fishers

Good reports from south Lk. Michigan

Lake trout may be the SUVs of big lake fishing off the shoreline of Leelanau County, but anglers about this time of year are itching to feel the power of a chinook salmon. They’re the Corvettes of a Lake Michigan fishing trip. More...

7 reasons to take kids out fishing

Why don’t kids fish more often?  It was a question posed by several of the volunteers at Kids Fishing Day, held Sunday at Veronica Valley Park.  Which naturally led to some reasons why they should fish more — the benefits of fis More...

Leelanau’s forgotten fishery: brown trout

It’s a little late for this year, but the most underutilized fishery in Leelanau County may be within casting distance of the western shoreline.  That’s where brown trout are targeted after ice-out in shallow water with long lines a More...

Kids fishing offers a pleasant day for young anglers

Kids Fishing Day broke with overcast skies and rain, but as it has done for 14 straight years ended on a bright note. More...

Fish talk on L-L ‘gills, G-L rainbows

Where did all the bluegill in Lake Leelanau go?  Stan Pasch, once an avid ice fisherman of ‘gills through the ice, thinks he knows. More...