July 25, 2013 RSS feed / Outdoors

Forest stewardship workshop Aug. 17 at Houghton Lake

A forest stewardship workshop will be held for private landowners from 1 to 4 p.m. on Aug. 17 at the Houghton Lake Public Library, located at 4431 W. Houghton Lake Dr. More...

SEEING THE SIGHTS

Members of the Michigan House Tourism Committee and Natural Resources Committee came together to tour Higgins Lake on July 22. More...

DETAILS OF HIGGINS LAKE

As vice chair of the Michigan Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Bruce Rendon (right) went along for the tour of Higgins Lake. The ride was given by Pat (left) and Vicki (center) Springstead. More...

MRWA seeks volunteers for monitoring of streams

Did you know the bugs in a creek or stream can tell you how healthy it is? More...

Blanchard angler lands tagged rock bass in Houghton Lake

The second fish has been caught in the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau’s 2013-14 “Catch Us If You Can” contest. Randy Spayd of Blanchard landed a 10-inch tagged rock bass July 13 while fishing on Houghton Lake. More...

DRIFTING BASS

Mark Keller, 12, of Petersburg, caught this 18.5-inch smallmouth bass in the North Bay of Houghton Lake on July 22. The 3.2-pounder was caught while drift fishing. More...

Explore the outdoors with state park programs

State Park Explorer Guide Brittany Sigafoose is offering several fun, free programs at both the North and South Higgins Lake State Parks in the upcoming days. South Higgins Lake State Park More...

Antlerless deer applications on sale now through Aug. 15

The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the application period for antlerless deer licenses is now open through Aug. 15. More...

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