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Long Lake Michigan

Five great boating memories

With the summer in full swing and the 4th of July weekend already upon us, now is the perfect time to create boating memories. Boating is a great way to spend time with family or by yourself surrounded by nature. Although I am more of a canoe/kayak guy, I have had some wonderful times in my past […]

Traverse City lake trout fishing

Traverse City lake trout fishing amazes

I have always enjoyed fishing, but most of my outings have taken place in inland lakes and rivers. I never had the opportunity to fish on one of the great lakes or done any deep sea fishing. Thanks to my time in Traverse City, I finally got a chance to experience big water fishing. Traverse […]

Old Mission Inn Traverse City

An historical stay at Old Mission Inn

It is not often where you stay at a place and feel immediately connected to history. It adds an extra dimension to a vacation that one does not get at a Holiday Inn or an Airbnb. The minute I signed the guest register at the Old Mission Inn near Traverse City, I felt like I […]

GoPro fishing Traverse City

Traverse City smallmouth bass fishing by sight

Many times I have tried to catch a fish that I could see. I don’t think I have ever been successful. Usually clear water leads to fish being hyper aware of your presence causing them to be too spooked to strike. This all changed when I visited Michigan last week. Traverse City smallmouth bass fishing by […]

Great Bear Chase

5 reasons to ski the Great Bear Chase

There are other races besides the American Birkebeiner The winter season is officially upon us. Northern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula have experienced enough snow to begin cross-country skiing. These two places along with Northern Minnesota offer some of the best terrain for cross-country skiing in the U.S. It is no surprise that the UP […]