Slippery When Wet

With over 11,000 inland lakes, and 4 of the 5 Great Lakes at our disposal, it is no surprise that so many men and women enjoy fishing in Michigan. Today’s blog is a sweet story of a boy, a steelhead, and an uncle that gets his just desserts.

Flickr Photo Credit - David BorgmanI think I had just turned 6 years old. That’s when I caught my first steelhead. We were fishing on the Little Manistee River in mid-April…Easter weekend to be exact. I had caught my prized fish, dad had put it on a stringer for me, and I was busy showing my catch off to every fisherman we passed as we made our way downstream.

Continue reading

The Pure Michigan Life

Special thanks to Abby Marie for sharing her history of living in Michigan and plans for the future. Enjoy her article, originally posted on her blog, here on Pure Michigan Connect!

How ironic, the first snowfall was December 1st, perfect timing! Lately, I’ve realized how much I love the state of Michigan (and everything that goes with it, YES, I said everything)…Definitely not something I thought I’d ever hear myself mutter.

Continue reading