Outdoors columnist for The Herald-Palladium

Searching for smallmouth on Elk and Skegemog

Dave Mull holds a smallmouth bass that was caught on Elk Lake on Thursday.

Hopefully, none of my neighbors in Southern Michigan will be offended when I say this, but Northern Michigan is just so nice and so different.

The light through the atmosphere seems to make everything brighter and clearer than one sees around the southern tier of counties.