Twelve-year-old Lily Guntharp called out the cadence as she and her friends frantically paddled their Sea Cow boat up the Grand River on Saturday afternoon.
Frank Lloyd Starboard was one of six boats that took to Lake Michigan on Saturday morning to compete in the Maiden Race. Hosted by the Grand River Sailing Club, the race featured boats crewed entirely by women.
As Grand Haven Triathlon coordinator Ron Knoll is putting the finishing preparations together for the 17th edition of the event, there have already been a trickle of out-of-towners making their way to the Lakeshore.
Despite rough conditions on Lake Michigan, the crew aboard Giv’n the Bird caught their limit both Saturday and Sunday on their way to a first-place finish in the pro division of the Grand Haven Offshore Challenge.
The Grand River hosted a high school fishing event over the weekend launched out of Harbor Island. 33 boats representing schools across West Michigan competed, and local students were among the top finishers at the event.
After receiving a surprise delivery of 76,000 salmon fingerlings in 2020, Grand Haven once again received some unexpected good news from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.
LANSING (AP) — Authorities in Michigan are warning people to be extremely cautious on frozen bodies of water after six snowmobiles have fallen through ice in less than two weeks.
Ice fishing has been quite a hot commodity since the new year began, flocking fisherman and filling buckets with a variety of panfish and the occasional northern pike.
In light of technical issues with the licensing system provided by Sovereign Sportsman Solutions, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports that some hunters may not have been able to purchase a base license and deer kill tags prior to Sunday's opening day of firearms deer season.
Hunting is an important part of managing natural lands and parks in Ottawa County. Biodiversity is dependent on a delicate balance of predator and prey populations.
The fishing was slow Monday morning, but some state lawmakers still had the chance for a firsthand look at the Lakeshore’s charter fishing industry.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Thursday will mark the official open of Michigan’s charter fishing season, signaling a reprieve for businesses along the city’s waters.
Visitors to the Silver Lake State Park ORV Area in Oceana County can tentatively plan for an opening date of Wednesday, June 3. That decision is in response to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s extension, through May 15, of her “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order (announced last Friday) and the ope…
After Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer extended the statewide stay-at-home order on Friday, the Tri-Cities Family YMCA announced that the Kick-Off to Summer run would be postponed.
I grew up watching fishing shows on TV – Roland Martin, Bill Dance, the Lindner brothers on “In-Fishermen” and Flip Pallot on “The Walker’s Cay Chronicles.”
OTTAWA COUNTY – Three Holland-area men who say they just want to take their kids fishing have sued Gov. Gretchen Whitmer over her stay-at-home order that bans use of motorboats.
Many of you are gearing up for spring turkey season, which begins Saturday, April 18. The hunt is still on, and we hope you’ll get the opportunity to harvest a gobbler this year!
Local runners are not allowing social distancing and quarantining prevent them from raising money for a good cause. The Five Mile Hill Challenge is still on and runners are running for 45 minutes and for each lap they run, they make money based on the amount of people they got to pledge beforehand.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds anglers that changing ice conditions could require removal of fishing shanties before required removal dates. This is a possibility every year, as all shanties must be removed once ice can no longer safely support them.
LANSING (AP) — As promised, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer vetoed legislation Thursday that would have ended Michigan's ban on using bait to hunt deer or elk, saying the restriction is needed to curb the spread of animal diseases such as chronic wasting disease.
The West Michigan Coyotes mountain biking team was formed three years ago when Spring Lake middle school teacher Aaron Zuelke was approached by a local adult biking group about starting a youth team.
Some of the biggest salmon ever are being caught in Lake Michigan this summer, and charter fishing captain Brian Butts said it’s due to a more balanced predator and prey relationship in the big lake.
With spring looming, Captain C.J. Anastor is busy preparing for another season of West Michigan charter fishing. Approaching his second year as the owner-operator of Good Eye Charters at Chinook Pier, the 21-year-old is more experienced than his age or ownership years might suggest.
More than a dozen fishermen lined Smith’s Bridge on Sunday as the sun rose on another mild early January day, and they were rewarded for their efforts as the perch were eagerly biting.
Hunting, and to a lesser extent fishing, are on the decline in Michigan — with a particularly alarming drop in hunting that's only going to get steeper, as the baby boomers who have driven the sport for decades age and drop away.
Don Paulus was already dressed in several warm layers, but as he boarded his small Alumicraft fishing boat at Grand Haven’s municipal boat launch Wednesday afternoon, he pulled on yet more warm clothes.
(AP) — Dick's Sporting Goods will immediately halt sales of assault-style rifles and high-capacity magazines at all of its stores and ban the sale of all guns to anyone under 21.