Upper Peninsula Fishing Reports By MDNR – Week of September 22nd

September 22, 2017

Upper Peninsula

Menominee River: Anglers caught walleye, pike, smallmouth bass and catfish when trolling or jigging between Bum Island and the mouth. No salmon were observed.

Little Bay De Noc: Walleye catches were spotty throughout the Bay with the better fishing at the mouth of the Escanaba River when trolling a crawler harness or stick baits along the weed lines. Perch fishing was good in the same area with minnows in 18 to 25 feet. Good pike catches in several areas between the south end of the Black Bottom and the Escanaba beach area. Most fish were hitting crank baits and spinners in 6 to 12 feet. A few salmon were caught near the mouth of the river as well.

Manistique River: Salmon anglers reported fewer catches as water temperatures increased to the high 60’s. Shore anglers up near the dam caught coho and the occasional steelhead or brown trout.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions – Sept. 25

September 22, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions will be offered on Monday, September 25 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter from the book “The Terrible Two,” then adapt it into a comic strip! The event is for ages 8 to 12. For more information, call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – UNITED Conference at NMU – Sept. 25-26

September 22, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University will hold its annual Uniting Neighbors in the Experience of Diversity (UNITED) Conference on Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26. UNITED is composed of a broad range of presentations and films. This year’s featured speakers and events will address such topics as avoiding biases, universal design, identity politics and more. Most events are free, open to the public, and will be held in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

Monday highlight events:
Joe Grimm will present “Breaking Down Biases One Question at a Time” from 1 to 2 p.m. His presentation teaches how to ask questions about others while avoiding stereotypes.

Robin Jones will present “Applying Concepts of Universal Design to Ensure Accessibility” from 2 to 3 p.m. She will show how the adoption of such principles can inclusively enhance the physical and learning environment for everyone.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – NAMI Educational Meeting – Sept. 25

September 22, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will offer an educational meeting on Monday, September 25 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Rebecca Tervo, bestselling Amazon author and coach, will discuss her book “Shattered, From Grief To Joy After My Son’s Suicide.” This book was written based on Rebecca’s painful journey after the tragedy of losing her 17 year old son to unexpected suicide in 2012. It’s not only a story for those who are grieving over the loss of loved ones, but also a story about how to overcome major obstacles in your life.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Explore Tech: Lake Superior Water Quality Program – Sept. 25

September 22, 2017

Marquette – Explore Tech: Lake Superior Water Quality will be offered on Monday, September 25 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Business Reference Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Do you love Lake Superior? Then this is the program for you! Come and hear Abbie Debiak from the Superior Watershed present on how water quality is monitored and maintained. Fun, interactive demonstrations will be a part of this exciting program. This is a free family program, good for all ages, especially 5 and up.

For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Hancock – Sept. 25

September 22, 2017

Hancock – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Monday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at UPHS-Portage in Hancock.

For an appointment, call Angela Luskin at 483-1153. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Story Time for Non-Movers – Sept. 25, 26

September 22, 2017

Marquette – Story Time for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26 from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. Older siblings are asked NOT to attend. Adult social time and play time will be held after story time.

The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Wonder Babies – Sept. 25, 26

September 22, 2017

Marquette – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26 from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The event will feature songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Adult social time will be from 10 to 10:15 a.m. and story time begins at 10:15 a.m.

The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest