Steelhead Camp 2016: The Year of the Weather


Michigan has many outdoor recreations camps. Annual traditions have a special place in my heart. Whether it’s deer camp with my dad or annual camps with my buddies. Camp is a special place for many reasons. We get to spend several days in the outdoors with very little commitment to anything else. Us guys get…

Tips for Using Michigan Boat Launches


  Steelhead season is on. Walleye fishing on the Great Lakes is starting. Summer days on the water are oh so close. With that come long lines at the launches. Nothing is more annoying then wanting to get off the river or lake and someone is causing major delay at the launch. The same goes…

How to Travel Up North for Less than $100


  When I talk to someone in Michigan about going up north and they mentioned that they have never been I am pretty surprised. They usually tell me it’s too expensive. This state is pretty amazing to never travel up north. I have been going up north with my parents since I was a little…

Tips for Taking a Kid Fishing


My little cousin slamming the bass and gills. The easiest species to provide entertainment for young people. When I was graduating from college one of my final reports I wrote was on kids and fishing. I posted on a couple forums about experiences while fishing with kids. One guy posted “Dan when you have kids…

Two Year Quest for a Snowy Owl


Michigan outdoor opportunities continue to blow me away every month. I am always coming across other hobbies throughout the state that I somewhat enjoy. Some I enjoy doing from time to time and others I am super serious about them like deer hunting and steelhead fishing. The cool thing about being an outdoorsman, if you…