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Outdoor Adventures

Some of the area lakes have 10-14 inches of ice and a few people have started driving out on them, or you can use ATVs everywhere. Anglers are having success catching northern pike at 10-14 ft. using sucker minnows on most lakes. Sunfish and crappies are abundant between 10-20 ft. on Pleasant Lake...
A big advantage of retiring is having more leisure time to travel, and millions of seniors capitalize on that free time every day. Seniors spend more on travel and leisure than any other demographic, according to the United States Census Bureau. The international travel agency Virtuoso says the...
Ice depths vary from 8 to 12 inches on most of the area lakes. The use of ATVs remains the best travel option at this point. Sunfish and crappies can be located at 9-15 ft. on Indian, Maple, Pleasant, Clearwater, Granite and Rock Lakes. Fish Clearwater, Granite, Pleasant, Sugar, and Lake Francis,...
Winter may chill things down, but tailgating season is still hot. While the National Football League season gets started when the leaves still haven't changed colors, it runs through the heart of the winter, with the season culminating on February 13. But that's not the only professional sports...
After a 2020 holiday season in which the pandemic forced the postponement or cancellation of festivities, families are planning to get together once again in 2021. Many people will head home for the holidays this year, and the vast majority will take to the highway to do so. The U.S. Bureau of...
Area lakes have 2 to 6 inches of ice and anglers have started walking out on most of them. To catch a few sunfish and crappies, try Lake John and Sugar Lake at a depth of 10-15 ft. On Cedar Lake, Clearwater Lake, and Pleasant Lake, fish near the weed edges at 14-20 ft. during the evening hours for...
Fresh snowfall can bring a hush over any landscape and, temporarily at least, create a perfect picture scene. As idyllic as such landscapes can be, snow-covered sledding hills can pose various threats to outdoor lovers' health and safety. Frostbite Frostbite occurs when the soft tissues of the body...
Ice depths vary from 2 to 4 inches on the area capped lakes. There hasn’t been a lot of fishing activity, but if you’re looking for panfish, anglers have been venturing out on Lake Francis, French Lake, Little Maple Lake, and parts of Clearwater Lake, but they have not had much success. Little Jim'...
It’s going to take a string of cold, calm days before anglers can start walking out on the lakes in this area. Monday had some strong winds and much of the ice that had taken hold on many small lakes disappeared, and the bigger bodies of water have mostly reopened. As of Tuesday morning, ice on the...
There wasn’t enough ice anywhere to support foot travel as of Tuesday morning, and even though ice does form overnight on most lakes, it typically melts away during the day. Some of the ice in the bays and other areas on certain lakes has remained over the past week, but it seems to come and go....

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