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An Outdoor View: Everything is about fishing

...Willie sent the boat flying over a low barrier and into Lake Michigan. "A funny thing happened then. No one even out to sporting squirrels who wanted to go out on Lake Michigan for cohos and chinook. More recently, it was rumored...
Mrs. Phyllis Marie Southwell Muma

...Mildred Muma of Northville, Michigan; her three children and their spouses, Linda and James Moore of Wolverine Lake, Michigan, Ray and Faith Southwell of Nikiski, and Rick and Julie Southwell of Kinross, Michigan. She also is survived by...
Halibut derby tagged fish entrants look forward to drawing

...of fantasies," he said. Maybe he'd buy a new boat. He and friends fish for salmon three or four days a week in Lake Michigan. A new boat would be nice, he said. And if he won the truck, well, his current truck is 10 years old, he said...
Bears goalie Zelzer gets off to hot start

...also made me fish," Zelzer said of his billet parents. "I thought I was having the best salmon in the world out of Lake Michigan. It's crazy."What's crazy is how the Bears have been able to sustain a season-ending knee injury to goaltender...
What about the people?: Kenai River should be for more than just fishing

...small parks. This is different from southeastern Wisconsin, where I grew up. There, the centerpiece attraction is Lake Michigan, and communities go out of their way to make sure the lake is showcased. In Sheboygan, folks love walking or biking...
For the love of the game: Dedication, opportunity override any pain in breakup sports

...even gives the coach an excuse to wear an actual baseball uniform. On this day, with a wicked breeze screaming off Lake Michigan, just blocks away, there would be no fungoes. Instead, the bundled coaches cranked up the JUGS machine, stood...
Writers to converge on Homer

...Hill. She moved to Michigan with her husband and decided to stay after they divorced. ?Now I live five blocks from Lake Michigan. I decided to stay because I had moved around a lot; I didn?t have a sense of home. Where would I go? The lake...
Religion news in brief

...Mich. (AP) -- Opponents of a $3.5 million dollar renovation of a century-old neo-Gothic church in this Lake Michigan shoreline town hope to sink the project in a sea of red ink. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church's financial woes...
Hyperspace: From the Yukon River to the Kenai River

...Yukon River. Dipnetting will be new to me, and I haven?t use a rod and reel to catch salmon since my days on Lake Michigan. As you can see, I?ve got a lot of learning ahead of me. I expect it?s going to be a steep curve over the next...
Smelt fishing isn't what it used to be on Great Lakes streams

...such as zebra mussels, white perch and roughy. The only constant on the Great Lakes is change. Smelt first entered Lake Michigan in 1926, expanded rapidly in the 1930s, and spawned an annual smelt festival in Marinette and Oconto. In Marinette...


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