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Life in the Michigan Northwoods

Above a line that follows US 10 from Ludington's harbor on Lake Michigan through Clare, the self-proclaimed "Gateway to the North," to Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay, Michigan is mostly woods. Interspersed with thousands of lakes, crossed by cold rivers and streams, teeming with fish and wildlife, the northwoods is to the tourists, boaters, anglers, snowmobilers, and hundreds of thousands of deer hunters who make their yearly pilgrimage in late November, a recreational paradise.

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