Local Sports Archive

Citizen wildlife group looking for support

Citizen wildlife group looking for support

BIG RAPIDS — Citizens for Professional Wildlife Management has been appealing to local sportsmen to sign a petition to present to the state legislature regarding key pro-hunting and fishing issues. Jane Finnerty, a regional vice president for the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) was at the recent Pere Marquette Wild Turkey Hunters Rendezvous at Baldwin, […]

Pine River competes at Coleman

Pine River boys finish first, girls place second at four-team meet COLEMAN – Pine River’s boys track team was first and the girls were second in a four-team meet at Coleman on Tuesday. Pine River’s boys had 196 points compared to 176 for Harrison, 121 from Marion and 118 for Coleman. Dominic Garcia led Pine […]

Small game season ends on a quiet note

Small game season ends on a quiet note

BALDWIN — A rather tough season for small game hunters ended with the close of the rabbit campaign on Monday. Winter conditions, obviously, have made it tough for hunters to have much success. Erin Victory, the Department of Natural Resources wildlife biologist for Lake and Osceola counties, said hunter access in the woods “has been a […]

Walleye fishing gives anglers a challenge

BIG RAPIDS — Walleye fishing presents its challenge but it’s a sport that anglers can master with the right approach. That was the message from Eric Lund, the owner of the Esnagami Lodge of southern Ontario who focused on walleye, pike and trout and advanced fly fishing during a seminar recently at Triggertime Outfitters in […]