July 20, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

DASH Boat working to remove EWM at Higgins Lake

The Higgins Lake Foundation is the first owner and operator of a Diver As­sisted Suction Harvester (DASH) Boat on a Michigan inland lake.  Higgins Lake was infested with Eur­asian watermilfoil in the 1990s. More...

HL Sportsmen’s Club to host ‘Project Appleseed’ program

The Houghton Lake Sportsmen’s Club will be hosting the annual Project Appleseed Program at the club’s outdoor range facilities this year on the weekends of Aug. 5-6 and Sept. 23-24. Each week­end date of the program begins at 8:30 a.m. More...

Kicking Bear/Centershot Camp offers free event for families

Two days of family fun is in store July 28-29 at Bambi Lake Baptist Re­treat and Conference Center in Roscom­mon during the annual Kicking Bear/ Centershot Camp.  More...

AuSable River Festival & Canoe Marathon 2017 Schedule of Events

Saturday, July 22 – Sprints for C-2 Race in Grayling City Park, 9 a.m. – Meet the Artists Day at Main Branch Gallery, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. – AuSable Dance Boosters Duck Race in Grayling City Park, approximately 1:30 p.m. More...

Fishing tourney benefits Relay

About 40 people entered the Relay For Life Fishing Tournament July 8 on Houghton Lake.  Taking out 13 boats were 32 adults and seven children under the age of 12.  Winners in the pike division were the team of Chip McCullough and Larry King More...

CRAWLER HARNESS CATCHES BIG

Emily Finger, 11, of Livonia, landed this 21-inch walleye July 14 while fishing on Houghton Lake. The young angler landed the big walleye just off Houghton Lake’s Long Point while using a crawler harness. More...

Grayling readying for AuSable River Fest, 70th Canoe Marathon

The Grayling Chamber of Com­merce, Canoe Marathon Committee, businesses and organizations are busy getting ready for Grayling’s largest event of the year – the AuSable River Festival and Canoe Marathon.  The festival begins July 22 a More...

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