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Your Quick Guide to Inland Fishing in Alpena

Posted on March 22nd, 2018
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 a rod and reel can be seen casting along Thunder Bay River on your w…

10 Ideas For Winter Adventure in Alpena

Posted on January 4th, 2018
Old man winter wraps Norway Ridge in a beautiful blanket of fluffy white! Winter photography by Laura Wolosiewicz The hustle and bustle of the holidays are now over. This is the time when the full effects of a true northern Michigan winter start to wash over us, bringing feelings of cabin fever, …

16 Things We Are Thankful For in Our Sanctuary of the Great Lakes

Posted on November 22nd, 2017
Exploring your “blue space” adventure is only 5 minutes away in Alpena. Photo courtesy of Paul Gerow. With Thanksgiving approaching this Thursday it is important to remember that there is more to this annual holiday tradition other than stuffing our faces with turkey and cranberry s…

Find Your Explorer’s Spirit at Rockport

Posted on September 28th, 2017
Just north of the city proper is a terrestrial landscape that wakens the explorer’s spirit. Indeed, the traveler, regardless of his interests and no matter his origin, will find an amazing adventure filled with beauty. Majestic and mysterious, Rockport State Recreation Area holds all the…

Have You Fished This National Bass Hot-Spot?

Posted on July 26th, 2017
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, Grand Lake, and Long Lake are four of the state’s twenty largest lakes, and they a…

Catch Major League Fishing in Alpena on Saturday Afternoons

Posted on April 4th, 2017
Mark your calendars! The new season of the Outdoor Channel​’s Major League Fishing Two Alpena viewing locations to suit you! (the top rated fishing show!) airs Saturdays, April 1st through May 6. Why is this show so special? Because it was filmed right here in the ALPENA area! So don&…

Major League Fishing films in Alpena!

Posted on April 6th, 2016
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 boat or book a charter to experience Alpena’s healthy fis…

Fishing Alpena: A Way of Life

Posted on April 4th, 2016
Donny Hartman calls himself, “a working musician that 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 original member of The Frost band…. one of Michig…

Sasquatch Spotted in Alpena, Michigan!

Posted on January 31st, 2014
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.  …

Major League Fishing Features Alpena Lakes

Posted on January 31st, 2014
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 Outdoor Channel beginning Saturday, January 4, 2014.…