July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Outdoors

ACED THE 14TH

Gary Sandine of Houghton Lake aced the 14th hole at Pineview Highlands Golf Course July 7. He carded the hole-in-one with a 9-iron on the 127-yard hole. Wit­nesses were Larry Tallman, Bob Bone and Dave Stewart.  (Courtesy photo)   More...

Richmond aces Pineview seventh

Rick Richmond carded a hole-in- one July 8 at Pineview Highlands Golf Course.  Richmond aced the 110-yard sev­enth hold using a sand wedge. Witness­es were his brother, Scott Richmond, and nephews, Kevin and Matt Richmond.   More...

Rousseau aces seven at The Fox

Griffin Rousseau, 17, of Flint, marked his third year of golf with his first hole-in-one at The Fox Golf Course July 1. Rousseau’s ace was witnessed by Aar­on Floyd. More...

EAST END WALLY

Jackson Hasty, 7, of Prudenville, used his fishing skills to land this 18-inch walleye July 1. Hasty was fishing the east end of Houghton Lake near the shore when he land­ed the walleye. (Courtesy photo)   More...

SWIMMING VISITOR

Kayaker Mike Pando of Houghton Lake came across black bear during a kayaking trip the morning of July 6 in the canals off Old Trail Drive. More...

Three more anglers now entered in ‘Catch Us if You Can’

Three anglers have recently caught fish tagged by the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau in the “Catch Us if You Can” fishing contest.  More...

DNR offering bear hunting clinics

The Department of Natural Resourc­es Outdoor Skills Academy will offer bear hunting clinics in Cadillac July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. More...

‘Treerific Hike,’ ‘Movie in the Park’ among State Park events

Get outdoors and enjoy some free events planned at the North Higgins Lake State Park and South Higgins Lake State Park.  State Park Explorer Guide Mi­chelle Schepke has many activities planned. More...

NORTH BAY BIGGIE

Tucker Ward, 9, of Harrison, OH, landed this 12 1/2-inch perch caught July 10 while fishing on Houghton Lake. The young angler landed the big perch in Houghton Lake’s North Bay while using a leech. More...

EAST BAY CATCH

Julie Brown of Prudenville landed this Houghton Lake lunker July 2nd. Brown was fishing in Houghton Lake’s East Bay when she caught the 18-inch smallmouth bass. (Courtesy photo)   More...

Boating safety course slated July 21 at Gerrish marina

A one-day watercraft safety course is planned for July 21 at the Gerrish Com­munity Park and Marina, in cooperation with Roscommon County’s U.S. More...

BIG CATCH

Cam Humitz, Livonia, caught these two walleye while trolling off Houghton Lake’s South Shore July 2. More...

Higgins Lake Foundation educates boaters on aquatic invasives

When the Higgins Lake Foun­dation (HLF) funded the boat wash stations at Higgins Lake, the goal was to move forward with a pilot program on Higgins Lake for man­datory boat washing.  More...

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