Tahquamenon Falls State Park Hosts Fishing Tournament on May 15-17

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Tahquamenon Falls State Park and Paradise Recreational Sports are hosting a “GO-Get Outdoors” fishing tournament on the Tahquamenon River on May 15-17.

Prizes for the longest walleye and longest pike will be a Penn rod and reel combination. The fish caught must be checked daily at Paradise Recreation Sports, and final check-in will be at noon on Saturday, May 17. There is no entry fee or pre-registration for this tournament. However, entrants must possess a valid Michigan fishing license.

Tahquamenon Falls State Park is located at 41382 W. M-123, 12 miles west of Paradise. The River Mouth access site for the Tahquamenon River is on M-123, only five miles south of Paradise. For more information about this event, contact the park at 906-492-3415 or call Paradise Recreation Sports at 906-492-3640.

Reservations for camping can be made on-line at www.midnrreservations.com, or by calling 800-44-PARKS.

All motor vehicles entering a park or recreation area must display a Motor Vehicle Permit, available for purchase at the entrance. Cost is $24 for resident annual and $6 for resident daily. A non-resident annual is $29 and a non-resident daily is $8.