Check out this Northern Michigan fishing event to up your walleye fishing.

Starting this month, the DNR Outdoor Skills Academy will offer classes at the Ralph A. MacMullan Conference Center in Roscommon—commonly known as the RAM Center—giving you an opportunity to add an overnight stay on the shores of on Higgins Lake to your outdoor recreation education experience.

The first class at the RAM Center will be the June 19 Walleye Fishing Clinic.

Pro walleye tournament angler Dan Miller will cover the ins and outs of walleye fishing in this class that will go through how Outdoor Skills Academy pro-staffers, Pure Fishing pros and others spend their day chasing trophy walleye. Learn about seasonal activities, how to set up your boat and more. DNR staff will be on hand to answer any rules and regulations questions you may have. Plus, tips from a master taxidermist on how to care for your trophy fish when you catch it and want to have it mounted.

The cost for the class is $45, which includes lunch and instruction. To register, go to and click on the “Purchase a license” button. Sign in (using either a username and password or your ID and birthdate), and find the class under the Outdoor Skills Academy tab.

If you would like to stay the night, please contact the RAM Center at 989-821-6200 for reservations with meals included. The cost is $80 for an overnight stay with dinner and breakfast.

For more information about the clinic, contact the Carl T. Johnson Hunting and Fishing Center at 231-779-1321.

The Outdoor Skills Academy offers in-depth, expert instruction, gear and hands-on learning for a range of outdoor activities at locations around the state. For a full schedule of upcoming classes, visit