Originally posted by: Bill Domowicz on 12/5/2005 1:50:41 PM
We are now in then planning stages for the 5TH ANNUAL UP MICHIGAN, GWINN NAFC MEET FOR 2006.JUNE 10 TO JUNE 17, 2006
Make plans now to attend our 5th Anniversary Meet. Bring the family and have FUN! These meets are for all NAFC members, and their guests, not just a few.
Do not hesitate to join us because you may be "new" to these meet gatherings. This is a SUPER chance to meet members of the club, make outstanding friendships that will continue for the rest of your lives, believe me.
There are no tournaments during our meet, just a gathering of friends for general fishing and an overall GOOD TIME!
If you want to spend a day with your family sight seeing around the area, or souvenir shopping and so forth feel free to do so.
At days end we get together for the evening meals at Gene's cabin on Mehl Lake, after dinner some plan their next days fising, other head out for a little night fishing,. others just relax around the campfire to converse about the days fishing results.
There are various resorts in the area for personnel to stay or local campgrounds:
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-246-6100 or 1-906-346-4854.
Members have stayed here for the past 3 years and have had an outstanding time there. When calling for a reservation make sure you tell them you are with the NAFC MEET.
Here is a list of other places available in the area:
Gwinn Inn, Motel: 1-906-346-7901
Red Fox Inn - KI Sawter: 1-866-369-0096
Queens Cottages - 1-906-346-9928
There is a new cottage area, Lakevies Cabins. Number will be posted later.
Little Lake, West Bass Lake and Pike Lake have DNR campsites available on a first come first serve basis. Pay at the campsite, DNR Honor system and are within a few miles of the meet.
There is also a Tourist Park in the center of Gwinn itself. This will accomadate campers with electrical and water hook-ups. Check in and pay at the township hall.
We fish several lakes in the area:
Big Shag Lake
East Bass Lake
All of the above lakes have a varity of fish, Pike, Walleye, LM & SM Bass, Panfish and maybe a MUSKY if you are lucky.
We will be serving a night;y BBQ/Family style meal again this year for all members, guests and family.
Gene's Camp on Mehl Lake. Time of meal between 6-7PM.
$10.00 per adult/per meal>>>>>> $70.00 for the week ( 7 Meals). CHILDREN UNDER 16 ARE FREE)[/
Further information will be posted throughout the coming year.
COME ON OUT, JOIN YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS FOR FUN, GOOD MEALS, GREAT FREINDS AND A TIME YOU WILL NOT REGRET.
This year we are attempting to host some chlidren from the Big Brother's/Big Sister's Organization for A DAY of Fishing. This is STILL IN THE PLANNING STAGES & HAS NOT BEEN FIRMED UP AS OF YET. More information on this will be posted as it becomes available.
Contact "Doc", Gene Rod Tender if you have any specific questions.