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Fishing contest winners named
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 10:01 AM

Kevin Schiavo took a win with biggest walleye at 25 3/8” (submitted photo)
AMASA—The Amasa 125th Committee held an Ice Fishing Contest on Saturday, Jan. 11.  The event and check-in were held at the Amasa Area Recreation Center. 

Trappers to host workshop
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 10:01 AM

HERMANSVILLE — Doors will open at 8 a.m. on Feb. 1 at the Community Center in Hermansville for the U.P. Trappers Association trapping workshop.

Register now for DNR’s Becoming an Outdoors-Woman winter program
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 10:00 AM

MARQUETTE— Women seeking the opportunity to improve their outdoor skills are invited to register for the 13th annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) winter program in the Upper Peninsula. The program will be held in Big Bay the weekend of Friday, Feb. 28 to Sunday, March 2.

Snowmobiling Iron County’s backcountry
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:13 AM

Snowmobiling in Iron County’s backcountry was enjoyable and not overly challenging for Dave Morton, Charlie Sandstrom and Chad Reed, all from Crystal Falls. The unplowed gravel roads of the Ottawa National Forest in northwest Iron County had been somewhat packed down by other snowmobilers. The only trail-breaking needed for the group was on some of the side trails. See story in this week’s Outdoors section.
IRON COUNTY—Recently I was invited to go along with a group of older Iron County snowmobilers on one of their backcountry rides.

Shotgun drawing offered to youth in predator hunt
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:13 AM

IRON RIVER—During the mandatory registration for the annual Camp Gibbs Predator Hunt, there will be a drawing for a youth 20 gauge shotgun for those youths registering.

Cross country trails offered at Listening Inn
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:13 AM

CRYSTAL FALLS—The Listening Inn, located southwest of Amasa, nine miles north of Crystal Falls (end of Clark Road), now has cross country ski trails.

Fish Phelps on Jan. 24
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 10:12 AM

PHELPS, Wis.—The Phelps Lions Club will be hosting its 28th annual Great Northern Ice Fishing Tournament on Jan. 24.

Goldbach wins snow drags
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 11:52 AM

Iron River racer Louie Goldbach won the Top Gun Class at the U.P. Championship Snow Drags in Ontonagon on Jan. 4. (submitted photo)
ONTONAGON— Iron River’s Louie Goldbach defeated teammate Chris Nordang of Iron River and Lake Linden’s Jerry Buschell to win the Top Gun feature at the Ontonagon County Economic Partnership U.P. Championship Snow Drags in Ontonagon on Saturday, Jan. 4.

Calling all predator hunters
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 11:51 AM

IRON RIVER—The annual Camp Gibbs Predator Hunt will be held Jan. 16-19. The predator hunt’s headquarters will be at Camp Gibbs Recreation Area west of Iron River along Gibbs City Road.

Ski, snowshoe event set
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 11:51 AM

SPREAD EAGLE, Wis.—The Menominee River Volkssport Club is planning to ski and snowshoe at the Dorothy Fox Forest near Spread Eagle on Saturday, Jan. 11, at 12:30 p.m.