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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…

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…

Find Refuge on Island Park

Posted on May 11th, 2016
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 Cl…

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…

You Might Love Alpena If…

Posted on March 8th, 2016
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 of Chippewa Hills Pathway on your mountain bike; hills a…

Rock the boat! Summer on Alpena’s waters

Posted on July 17th, 2015
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 water a breeze. Here are a few of our biggest lakes that’ll have you lake bound in no…

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.…