Tag Archives: Michigan

Things That Fly Over the Grand

Tom writes . . .  Middle Grand River – Eaton Rapids to Bunker Road – June 12, 2017 Things that fly over the Grand River – Not necessarily Joe and I… This seems to be the beginning of Dragonfly Season. … Continue reading

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Paddling Season is Upon Us

Joe Writes: God willing and the creek don’t rise we’ll get out on the river in Jackson County this Sunday, April 9, kicking off our paddling season for 2017. It will be Palm Sunday, and while I hate to miss … Continue reading

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Sturgeon in the Grand?

Joe Writes: I saw an article about the sturgeon harvest on Black Lake and wondered whether there was a population of sturgeon in the Grand. It turns our there is, indeed, such a population in the river. An M-Live story … Continue reading

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The River in Winter

 Joe Writes . . .  Driving across the state from Ann Arbor to Grand Rapids and back today, I took the opportunity to check in on the Grand in a few spots, including two areas we canoed this summer.  The … Continue reading

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Remove the Dams?

The North Lansing Dam on the Grand River Joe Writes . . .  There is an environmental movement afoot aimed at removing dams from rivers throughout America, the general premise being “the more natural, the better” in rivers as in … Continue reading

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Write For Our Blog . . . Please

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Lansing to Grand Ledge

Tom writes . . . Lansing, Michigan to the Nifty Town of Grand Ledge, Michigan, October 18, 2016 We put the boat in the water just below Lansing’s substantial dam. Foamy water with some sort of sewer smell. Lansing is … Continue reading

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