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Manistee River: Had pretty good steelhead fishing; however, water levels were dropping and clearing up, which makes fishing more difficult. Rain in the forecast should help.

MANISTEE — Not only does the local co-op hockey team have a new name, the Lakeshore Badgers, but it will also have a new volunteer head coach as former assistant Bill Shriver replaces Jim Foley at the helm.

Manistee Lake: In Kalkaska County had the best walleye fishing of the year taking place. Limits of 17- to 20-inch fish were caught using crankbaits and crawler harnesses. Lake temperatures have dropped, and the walleye are grouping together in the deep pockets of the lake.

MANISTEE — Just a couple weeks ago the Manistee Saints were starting the search for a new manager after Tyrone Collins stepped down after three successful seasons, unsure of how long the process would take but hoping to have it done before Thanksgiving.