Tourism News Archive

August, 2014

  • Northwest Lower Michigan Fisheries Heritage: Travel, tourism and fish

    August 29, 2014 | Mark Breederland | Historically, and still today, recreational and commercial fish and fishing for northern Lake Michigan communities reflects an important way of life.

  • Why farm in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula?

    August 28, 2014 | Jim Isleib | Low cost land and a laidback lifestyle may seem appealing, but the basics of successful farming in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula are the same as everywhere else: careful planning, efficient use of resources, adaptability, commitment and good luck.

  • Algae are a-bloomin’ but what does it mean?

    August 11, 2014 | Steve Stewart | Due to the recent impact of harmful algal blooms to southeast Michigan communities, many residents have questions about algae and why it may or may not be harmful.

  • Lake Huron charter trips remain steady in 2013 as walleye catch rates soar

    August 4, 2014 | Dan O'Keefe | Michigan charter boat operators logged 1,536 trips on Lake Huron waters in 2013. Charter effort on Lake Huron has not increased much in recent years despite the fantastic walleye fishing and diverse salmon and trout catches.