Recent and Featured Fish Articles

  • Old Au Sable Fly Shop Old Au Sable Fly Shop Gets a New Look: Interview with Andy Partlo

    Nestled in downtown Grayling on the banks of the Au Sable River, The Old Au Sable Fly Shop enters its eighth season with a fresh new look. MyNorth’s […]

  • Alaskan Premium Alaskan Premium Seafoods in Traverse City

    Maura Boland loves being a fishmonger. As the owner of Alaskan Premium Seafoods in Traverse City, she’s passionate about seafood, which is why when she found herself daydreaming […]

  • trout DNR Michigan DNR Opening Day Tips

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by DNR) MICHIGAN: Fishing may be a 12-months-a-year sport in Michigan, but there’s little doubt that the last Saturday of April […]

  • salmon Platte River Stocks 800,000 Coho Salmon

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by DNR) BEULAH: The Department of Natural Resources recently stocked coho salmon in the Platte River near the Platte River State […]

  • gates lodge in grayling food feature Gates Lodge in Grayling

    Gates Lodge in Grayling has a set of new owners and a fly fishing chef who bring a fresh era of flavors to trout eating and trout fishing […]

  • Northern Michigan Fly Fishing Fly Fishing Northern Michigan: Interview with Guide and Craftsman Phil Croff

    Avid fly fisherman Phil Croff—a guide, master craftsman and boat building maven—knows a thing or two about navigating Northern Michigan’s rivers in search of “elusive trout.” On […]

  • Fish truck A Fish Truck in Northern Michigan

    A story about more than just a fish truck, this essay was originally published in the March 2015 issue of Traverse, Northern Michigan’s Magazine. Traver’s was a […]

  • Seven-year-old Kori Draper is all smiles after catching a perch during the DNR's Hard Water School at the Carl T. Johnson Hunt and Fish Center in Cadillac Learn Basics of Ice Fishing at DNR’s ‘Hard Water School’

    MyNorth News Service (Press Release provided by Department of Natural Resources) CADILLAC: The Department of Natural Resources offers anglers and would-be anglers an opportunity to learn about […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]