Editor Note: This is a portion of a report that the Michigan DNR issued in 2004. Over 15 years ago. It overs a short history of the Saginaw Bay Fishery and the reasons for its collapse in the 1940s. The notes in the final part of this post reflect the situation on the Bay 15 … Read more
In Michigan’s Upper Thumb, Charity Island dominates the horizon of Saginaw Bay. The island is rarely visited despite its location in a busy shipping and fishing region. Thumbwind has been researching the history of the island and reached out to Captain Tom Carriveau, who has been taking visitors out on Charity Island Tours for over 10 years. Here is our latest on Captain’s Tom’s preparations for the Summer.