Monthly Archives: December 2015
By Howard Meyerson Once winter arrives in West Michigan and fields get blanketed with snow, shooting sports enthusiasts turn to area clubs for fun and camaraderie. Regardless of their shooting preference, trap, skeet and sporting clays or dressing up like a cowboy for … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson Six years ago, the project was just a dream — a hopeful wish to create a West Michigan archery center where Olympic hopefuls and experienced and novice archers could gather, practice and advance their skills. Today … Continue reading
Found on American Rivers‘ Facebook site.
In Michigan, like elsewhere, there is a move afoot to remove dams where ever possible – a move I heartily endorse. Many dams are aging and the cost to fix them is prohibitive. The downstream implications for residents and natural … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson MANISTEE, MI -Wayne Andersen was attempting to lead a hooked steelhead when Captain Chuck Scribner offered him some gentle pointers. Andersen had cast to a visible current on the Manistee River and the fish quickly hit his salmon‑colored … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, Mich. – It took more than 100 years and three major mishaps, but the Pigeon River is free-flowing once again. The Song of the Morning Yoga Retreat dam was removed this fall. Deep in the … Continue reading
By Howard Meyerson Atlanta, Mich – A popular Montmorency County flooding now dry for several years will be replenished with water in 2016. Construction of a new dam at Foch Lakes flooding was completed in November. State officials say the … Continue reading