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Your Quick Guide to Inland Fishing in Alpena


Ryely & Gavin have a successful day on the Long Lake Narrows; photo courtesy Charles Kennedy

Nothing is more authentic to the Alpena area than fishing. When the morning sun is peeking out from a blanketed horizon, the silhouette of … Read the rest

Have You Fished This National Bass Hot-Spot?

Check out bass fishing in Alpena, Michigan!

Alpena is known for some of the best bass fishing in the State of Michigan, and in a state that boasts more than 11,000 lakes, that says a lot! Fletcher’s Pond, Hubbard Lake, … Read the rest

Find Refuge on Island Park

Photo Credit Amy Lijewski

Photo Credit Amy Lijewski

Long before we packed our bags and traveled over paved roads to reach our relaxing vacation destination, generations of Native Americans called Alpena home. Alpena’s last Native American tribal chief, Sah-gon-ah-ka-to loosely translates to “Thunder Cloud”. … Read the rest

Major League Fishing films in Alpena!

Professional angler Kevin VanDam competes on Long Lake for Major League Fishing TV series

Professional angler Kevin VanDam competes on Long Lake for Major League Fishing TV series

Northeast Michigan is a fisherman’s paradise. We’re far away from the stress of the modern world and close to the heart of nature. Bring your own … Read the rest

Fishing Alpena: A Way of Life

Donny Hartman calls himself, “a working musician thaIMG_3873t loves to fish”. That’s a very humble description for a man considered on of the greatest guitar players of all time and one of the best fishermen anywhere. Hartman is an … Read the rest

You Might Love Alpena If…

paul gerow night sky

Dark skies abound in the Sanctuary of the Great Lakes; photo courtesy of Paul Gerow

…you love snorkeling and diving the shipwrecks of  Thunder Bay in the waters of Lake Huron, unsalted and shark-free!

…you love ripping through the trails … Read the rest

Rock the boat! Summer on Alpena’s waters

Paul Gerow with corey code water boarding

Corey Code water boards on Long Lake, photo by Paul Gerow

Summer is here and it’s time to “just add water” to your weekends and holidays! Lucky for you, Alpena has a variety of locations which makes summers on the … Read the rest

Sasquatch Spotted in Alpena, Michigan!

There was a Sasquatch siting in Alpena, Michigan! He came to check out the Major League Fishing tournament and took a tour of the community while he was here.

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Major League Fishing Features Alpena Lakes

For the first time in history, Northeast Michigan’s inland lakes will be starring on a national television series. The Jack Link’s Beef Jerky Major League Fishing television series subtitled the General Tire Summit Cup is set to air on the … Read the rest

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