News & Events
May 18, 2020
William Granville Scharffe, Ph.D.
It All Started Because My Dad Wanted to Buy a Boat!
Our home town was, and remains today, Saginaw, Michigan, just south of Bay City, MI and, therefore, Saginaw Bay. Saginaw Bay means “boatin...
May 2, 2020
Get out your cameras and phones and use all your creative talents; then show off your best images. We had some outstanding entries last year, so we are sponsoring another photo contest this...
April 24, 2020
Ready for some good news? Yes, there is some! While so many events and plans are being cancelled due to the Corona Virus, we are fortunate that the projects planned by Dr. Mark Luttenton, o...
September 11, 2019
Bob’s solitude was shattered by a sight no fisherman could imagine. Fly rod in hand, he was studying a favorite stretch of the North Branch for clues to guide his first cast. A dozen folks...
July 21, 2019
The week of July 7th, the Foundation began and completed our first erosion mitigation project. The work was performed on the North Branch at a site 3 bends below Big Creek on the west bank....
June 29, 2019
The North Branch area has an abundance of things to enjoy: the scenery, fishing, hunting and kayaking are just a few of the pleasant activities. Our area is also blessed by a number of inter...
February 17, 2019
Although there have not been any definite conclusions to the cause of the reported trout population decline, this foundation and some other dedicated groups have been diligently investigati...
November 16, 2018
The Anglers of The Au Sable annual redd survey tackled the upper North Branch the first week of November. As a part of their effort to monitor the River, they locate and measure the spawni...
November 7, 2018
This is the 6th year of trout habitat restoration projects planned and managed by Anglers of the Au Sable. The Au Sable North Branch Area Foundation has provided both financing and man-power...
November 1, 2018
It started in the spring, when guides reported far fewer fish being caught in the North Branch. Later in the spring and in the summer, numerous residents and visitors to the North Branch als...
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Dr. Luttenton's North Branch Projects for 2020
A History of the “CABUS” on the North Branch of the AuSable River
Photo Contest Continues in 2020!
A Step in the River, in the Right Direction
First Erosion Project Completed
Birds of Northern Michigan
Update on North Branch Trout Population
Au Sable North Branch Redd Survey
Au Sable North Branch Restoration Project 2018
North Branch Sees a Drop in Trout Population
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