February 8, 2018 RSS feed / Outdoors

Application deadline for DNR Conservation Officer Recruit School is March 1

The Michigan Department of Nat­ural Resources is seeking candidates for its Conservation Officer Recruit School, a 23-week training academy which is the first step in becoming a conservation officer. More...

PERFECT PLACE TO PLAY

These four-legged “besties” took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather Jan. 26 to frolic on Houghton Lake. Keno (in back), who be­longs to Pat Riss, and Aura, who belongs to Renee Babcock, took the chance to play on Houghton Lake. More...

HOUGHTON LAKE LUNKERS

Israel Rosales (left) and Doug Shepard, both of Middleville, hold a pair of big walleye they caught on Houghton Lake Feb. 3. Rosales’s fish, caught on a tip-up using an emerald shiner, was 28-inches-long and weighed in at 7.5 pounds. More...

PIKE OF THE WEEK

Dan Kubicki of Houghton Lake holds a 32-inch, 7.5-lb. northern pike he caught on Higgins Lake on a tip-up baited with a golden shiner Jan. 30. More...

BIRTHDAY CATCH

Zayne Lytle, 9, of Coleman, was a winner in the kid’s division of Ly­man’s Big Pike Contest last week with this northern pike. More...

Group of fishermen celebrates 40th gathering at Houghton Lake

Text and photos by Thomas Reznich  More...

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