One of the great assets of Mason County Historical Society is the dedicated group of volunteers who contribute countless hours to the success of the organization. One of those volunteers was the late Judith Thorp who researched and gathered extensive materials related to Griswolda Resort on …

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FILER TOWNSHIP — U.S. 31 was closed for more than five hours Tuesday as emergency responders were at the scene of a multi-vehicle crash near Stronach Road in Filer Township, according to a press release from the Michigan State Police Cadillac Post.

Mason Caspersen, 8, caught this channel catfish while fishing with his grandfather Fred Whitman on Pere Marquette Lake on July 30 while trolling for salmon on a chrome J Plug. Captain Chuck’s measured it at 31 inches. He’s very excited that his first ever catfish was a master angler.

If you’ve ever been fishing, you know fish can be hard to locate. Many anglers have marked a high-quality fishing spot with a GPS coordinate, only to return the next day to find that all the fish have left. Fish movements can be influenced by many factors, including location of desirable hab…

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Ludington: Salmon were caught to the south or north near Big Sable Point and were 35 to 75 feet down in 50 to 160 feet. A few salmon were found out deeper in 240 to 290 feet to the northwest. Most were hitting spoons and meat rigs, though a few were also taken on a flasher/fly combo and J-pl…

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