Tag Archives: Lakes

2016 Fishing Season: Grand Rapids Waters Offer Plenty of Opportunity

Spring fishing. What’s not to like? The air is clear and cool and birds are often singing. Fish are hungry and readily take bait, lures and flies. It’s a time brimming with excitement for Grand Rapids anglers no matter whether … Continue reading

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Find secluded lakes for wild-feeling fishing experiences

By Howard Meyerson Little out-of-the-way lakes often have a special allure. Small and quiet with no shoreline development, they are wild-feeling places where fishing is just fun. I was reminded of these little gems recently. It was misty and overcast … Continue reading

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New waters: Austin Lake has the fish for anglers with the right lures

By Howard Meyerson PORTAGE, MI — Black clouds darkened the early morning sky, giving the lake an ominous glow, but Miles Hanley and I continued to cast. We had just left the launch. “There’s one,” I hollered and set the … Continue reading

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Remote Beauty: Craig Lake State Park worth the trek

By Howard Meyerson CHAMPION — This is moose country — wet and wild. There are deer, loons and mink, even bald eagles flying. And the night air here is punctuated by hooting owls. At 6,983 acres, Craig Lake State Park … Continue reading

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