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Troutarama Fishing Contest announces winners

Troutarama Fishing Contest announces winners

BALDWIN — Winners in the 2014 Troutarama Fishing Contest were announced Saturday as part of the festival activities. Eddie Mahan was the grand prize winner with a bluegill and took $100. Mahan was the top adult in the bluegill class with length of 12.5 inches and weight of 1.71 pounds. Keith Henderson was the junior winner […]

Troutarama catch

Troutarama catch

Fish: Tyler Clugston, of Baldwin, shows one of the three walleye he recently took from a lake in Northwest Lake County. Baseball season and school is over for the summer so Tyler has gone back to his fishing mode. He hopes to enter two more fish into the Troutarama contest. Football season is getting close […]

Area anglers looking for improved success

Area anglers looking for improved success

BALDWIN — As the final days of June draw near, anglers are hopeful that fishing will hit a high note. “Trout fishing has been slow at least from the last report,” Doug Loomis from Ed’s Sports Shop said. “Lake fishing for bass and bluegills has been good. Rubber spiders and purple rubber worms are good. […]

Sportsman club conducts archery event

Sportsman club conducts archery event

BALDWIN — The Lake County Sportsman Club was active during the Get Outdoors Day 2014 event Saturday at the Community Family Youth Park with an archery shoot. Club member Greg Nichols Jr. estimates that there were around 75 participants for the shoot with people of all ages. “Most of the interest was with the kids,” he […]

Wildlife feel impact of severe winter weather

BALDWIN  — Area Michigan Department of Natural Resources officials are hinting at what many people have expected: the harsh winter has taken its toll on wildlife. Katie Keen, DNR spokesperson for northern Michigan, said no official reports have been determined yet on winter survival for wildlife, including deer. “A lot of the wildlife, because it […]