Rick Commenator of Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County presents a $3,000 check to Bates Township Clerk Barbara Moncivais. The funds are to help defray costs for the handicap-accessible fishing pier at Bates Park on Sunset Lake. The project is part of the Michigan DNR Park Trust grant program.
LONG LAKE, Wis.—The Big 4+ Sportsman’s Club held their annual membership picnic at their clubhouse in Long Lake on Saturday, July 20. Over 100 people turned out to enjoy a day of trap shooting, raffles and good food.
Here, large male bluegill guard their spawning nests on an Iron County lake. (Ziegler photo) IRON COUNTY— The central and western Upper Peninsula is most well known for trout and walleye fisheries although quality bluegill fisheries are quietly targeted especially by downstate and non-resident anglers.
LANSING—The Michigan Natural Resources Commission (NRC) took action to name the wolf a game species in the state and approve a limited public wolf harvest in three distinct regions of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
During a weekend camping trip to Lake Ottawa, Colton and Madelyn Dye of Iron River get an opportunity for a good catch from the fishing pier. They had encouragement from parents Greg and Stephanie along with little sister Trinity. (Dye photo)