Recent and Featured Fish Articles

  • Women Gone Wilds Becoming an Outdoors Woman in Michigan

    A story of friendship making and quinzee building was originally published in the February 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Reluctantly lifting an eyelid to the […]

  • Manistee-Iconic Outdoor Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Lake Michigan

    Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Lake Michigan Residents of Manistee County have one of the world’s largest and most beautiful lakes as a regular part of their lives. The […]

  • Seven Bridges, Kalkaska Kalkaska County Outdoor Recreation

    Kalkaska County outdoor recreation ranges from snowmobiling to fishing at the Sand Lakes quiet area. Snowmobile Trails Kalkaska County rates as one of the state’s destination snowmobile […]

  • outdoor recreation in Missaukee Missaukee County Outdoor Recreation

    Missaukee County outdoor recreation ranges from exploring the Pere Marquette State Forest to kayaking down the Muskegon River. Snowmobile trails With plentiful snow and vast stretches of state […]

  • Manistee River Iconic Outdoor Attraction: Manistee River

    iconic outdoor attraction: Manistee River The Manistee River has earned renown among river experts nationwide because few rivers as large as the Manistee receive such a high […]

  • sailing 17meter boats walloon lake Michigan Charlevoix County Outdoor Recreation

    Charlevoix County outdoor recreation includes Fisherman’s Island State Park, the Jordan River, Boyne Mountain, Beaver Island and Mt. McSauba Recreation Area. Fisherman’s Island State Park In a […]

  • Paddleboarding Grand Traverse County Outdoor Recreation

    Grand Traverse County outdoor recreation includes hiking, biking, plenty of play time on natural bodies of water and so much more! Hiking Grand Traverse County trails can […]

  • edited icey fishing Michigan’s Free Fishing Weekend in February 2015

    The Department of Natural Resources wants to remind everyone the annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Saturday, February 14, and Sunday, February 15, 2015. That […]

  • Northern Michigan Fishery Updates Northern Michigan Fishery Updates

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Northern Michigan fishery update compiles successes and shortcomings from across the Northern Michigan fishing map. Find fast facts about nearby fisheries […]

  • staff photographer Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord

    This article about the Sojourn Lakeside Resort in Gaylord was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. In September’s glow, gather with […]

  • Fishing article The Age We Season: An Essay on Northern Michigan Fishing

    This essay about Northern Michigan Fishing was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. I lumbered through damp birch and bracken fern […]

  • Coaster Brook Trout Research Jim Harrison: A Northern Michigan Literary Icon

    Traverse City author Jerry Dennis has a conversation with Jim Harrison about writing, Northern Michigan, and the influence of the outdoors in this piece that was originally […]

  • Photo courtesy of the Michigan DNR Northern Michigan Fishing Maps Provided Online by Michigan DNR

    Has your stand-by Northern Michigan fishing hole failed to produce during your time in Northern Michigan’s outdoors? Or are you an avid angler who wants some inside […]

  • A small section of the Pine River near Peterson Bridge. Pine River Kayaking, Floating and Boating

    Cutting through the Manistee National Forest with several camping spots along the way, the Pine River is rife with abundant fishing and hiking opportunities and a perfect […]

  • Northern Michigan fly fishing July, Sky Fishing: An Essay on Northern Michigan Fly Fishing

    Northern Michigan fly fishing can straddle the line between a simple, systematic outdoor activity and a naturally-induced meditative trance, as MyNorth contributor Michael Delp acknowledges in the […]

  • The Rubber Ducky dive. Photo by the Bellaire Rubber Ducky Festival. 5 Fun Northern Michigan Festivals In August 2014

    Northern Michigan festivals are just good clean fun—unless you’re going to an event like the Buckley Old Engine Show, in which case it’s just good noisy, greasy, […]

  • Top 10 Northern Michigan charter boat captains Top 10 Northern Michigan Charter Boat Captains

    Here are the top 10 Northern Michigan charter boat captains for your next scenic sail or shot at one of Northern Michigan’s favorite sports: fishing. The following winners […]

  • Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR The Plentiful Perks of the Michigan Recreation Passport

    If you’re wondering how to take full advantage of Northern Michigan’s outdoors by camping, fishing, boating, hiking, or biking, there is one tool that can grant you […]

  • Northern Michigan bass fishing Summertime Northern Michigan Bass Fishing

    Northern Michigan fishing has made another list: Bassmaster magazine unveiled its 2014 list of top 100 bass lakes in the United States, and five of our fishing […]

  • Northern Michigan fishing Simple Tips for Northern Michigan Fishing in the Summer

    Having a successful Northern Michigan fishing outing doesn’t take a lot of equipment or much experience on the water, it just takes a little know-how to find […]