Miners Castle

Miners Castle

The Pictured Rocks cliffs hold great spiritual significance to Native Americans who have called the Upper Peninsula home for thousands of years.  The most iconic landmark in the National Lakeshore has to be Miners Castle.  Miners Castle was named by Englishman Alexander Henry’s employees when they were exploring the area for minerals in 1771.To the […]

Gone Fishin’

Gone Fishin’

This weekend, June 13-14th, marks the Michigan DNR Free Fishing Weekend.  This is a great opportunity where all fishing license fees will be waived for two days enabling anglers to introduce friends, family members, or neighbors kids to the joy of wetting a line. The Upper Peninsula has 4,300 inland lakes, 12,000 miles of streams and […]

Tuesday Night Demos Are Back!

Tuesday Night Demos Are Back!

Our Stand Up Board and Kayak demos are back!  Weather permitting we will be demoing kayaks and boards every Tuesday evening all summer long! This is your opportunity to test paddle the new 2015 Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards from all of the leading manufacturer’s. We are a firm believer in test paddling before […]

Lady Slippers Are Out!

Lady Slippers Are Out!

While hiking along a trail this past weekend, we stumbled upon the most beautiful patch of Pink Lady Slipper wildflowers.  The Pink Lady’s Slipper is an orchid that grows wild in cool, bog-like forests and is named because its enormous pink flower somewhat resembles a moccasin or a slipper. Its lone flower hunches timidly against […]

Fly Tying, Shute’s And The Elus...

Fly Tying, Shute’s And The Elusive Keweenaw Trout

Want to swap stories and learn more about fly fishing and fly tying?  There is a weekly fly tying group in the Keweenaw that meets every Wednesday at Shute’s Bar in Calumet for anyone who wants to join the fun.  Anyone who is interested in fly tying and fly fishing is welcome and you’re sure to […]

Jr. Mountain Bike Team 2015 -Sign Up ...

Jr. Mountain Bike Team 2015 -Sign Up Starting Today!

This year marks the 15th year of our Junior Mountain Bike Team!  Jeff and Melanie have organized this program to introduce local youth to the joys of Mountain Biking.   Over the years our team members have gone on to compete in various races (even winning some of them), as well as joining the DWS crew […]