For the second year in a row, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources will offer free permits to cut fuelwood from dead and downed trees in approved areas of Michigan’s state forests. This year, fuelwood season began March 1 – earlier than in previous years to help people who might be f…

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Not only do Michigan winters cause it to be difficult for us to travel, to stay warm, and to stay connected with our friends and family, during the Covid shutdown those difficulties are magnified. Most of us are longing for opportunities to be outdoors, surrounded by green grass, green trees…

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The 2020 Super Mini Weekend Derby, that took place Aug. 22-23, saw 27 boats entered to enjoy a great weekend of fishing, with the following winners dividing up over $2,400 in awards value, along with consolation prizes. The Grand Prize went to Bret Almashie, aboard ‘Jamie II’, with a King Sa…

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The Pentwater Sportfishing Association (PSA) held the sixth annual “Bannink’s End of Summer Lines Down” fishing tournament Sunday, Sept. 6. Eighteen boats participated and prizes were awarded at the 1 p.m. weigh-in at the Pentwater Marina Gazebo.

Michigan’s colors this fall rate a C-minus at best.

Autumn has once again come around and leaves are changing colors. Some people may be thinking about camp fires, warm sweaters and pumpkin spice-flavored everything, but many area residents that enjoy the outdoors have something else on their minds… deer hunting season.