Category Archives: Lake Michigan

Vol XV #63 – Riptide Warning

Our roving reporter Ian Dawkins spent the rainy morning at the 2015 Empire Hill Climb. The race was run from 1964 to 1980 and at long last it is back! The course is a short but challenging .5 miles and 8 turns, just a short walk from the shores of Lake Michigan. During its original running some of the best cars… Read more »

Vol XV #51 -A Chilly North Beach Day

Vol XV #051 Report #5161 ~ Photo: LR5-18-15 Forecast for 5/20/2015 – Mostly Sunny, High: 55° F- Low: 40° F The sun is finding it’s way back after a cloudy and chilly 40 degree day.  More Fishtown shops are open, Dam Candy Store, The Crib, Tug Stuff and Leland Gal.  We are looking for a great 2015 Fishtown Season

Vol XV #050 – Meggen’s Monday

Vol XV #050 Report #5160 ~ Photo: LR5-18-15 Forecast for 5/19/2015 – Cloudy, High: 44° F- Low: 35° F It’s a beautiful Monday in Leland! Blue skies, a little breeze, and mild spring temps. It’s especially refreshing after last night’s rain. Over the weekend, we had some fog out on the Manitou passage, but that did not deter the fishermen… Read more »

Vol XV #048 – A Beautiful Fishtown Day

Vol XV #048 Report #5158 ~ Photo: LR5-16-15 Forecast for 5/17/2015- PM Thunderstorms, High: 75° F- Low: 58° F Lake Leelanau reached its high level and the excess is flowing over the dam, a nice feeling with the sound of rushing water.  Installed the battery in my boat, strange, but it weighs twice as much as it did when I… Read more »

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