Tag Archives: fishing

Fishing and fantasy

Return to Enchantas By Corey LaBissoniere Return to Enchantas is the sequel to Corey LaBissoniere’s earlier book Land of Enchantas, previously reviewed in this column. In that first book, a group of modern-day teenagers found themselves transported from what is likely the U.P. to an enchanted world. The teenagers, save one, all managed to return […]

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Gone fishing

by Jim Pennell A group of U.P. fisherman have found a way to share their love for fishing and show their appreciation to area veterans. The South Shore Fishing Association will host its Veterans Appreciation Fishing Day on September 11 in Marquette. It’s a special event where captains volunteer their time and their boats to take […]

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Family Friendly Community Guide

Fish On Kids will see more than an amazing wonderland of sculptures June 18 upon visiting Lakenenland. The hope is they’ll also see some fish. That’s because starting at noon, the South Shore Fishing Association is hosting its annual Kids Fishing Day. “It’s to promote the sport of fishing and get kids in the outdoors, […]

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To catch a whitefish

by Jim Pennell Every area and culture has certain foods that help define it, and the Upper Peninsula is no exception. The ubiquitous pasty comes to mind, but there are also area foods provided by nature that are abundant, tasty and healthy, like berries, fiddlehead ferns, chanterelle and morel mushrooms, wild leeks, rhubarb and, of course, […]

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Daybreak Charters

by Pam Christensen Nobody in Marquette is looking forward to spring and open water on Lake Superior more than Captain John Tomczyk of Daybreak Charters. Since 2009, Tomczyk and his wife Jamie have operated the Marquette-based charter fishing business. With more than twenty years of Great Lakes fishing experience, Tomczyk, a graduate of NMU’s Outdoor […]

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Waiting for Open Water

Nobody in Marquette is looking forward to spring and open water on Lake Superior than Captain John Tomczyk of Daybreak Charters.  Since 2009, Tomczyk and his wife Jamie have operated the Marquette-based charter fishing business.  With over 20 years of Great Lakes fishing experience, Tomczyk, a graduate of NMU’s Outdoor Recreation Leadership and Management program, […]

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