Hamlin, Eugene “Gene – Topinabee, Michigan

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[gallery_bank type=”images” format=”masonry” title=”false” desc=”false” responsive=”true” display=”all” sort_by=”random” animation_effect=”” album_title=”false” album_id=”177″] Gene Hamlin, father of Dick Hamlin were from Topinabee, Michigan. The Hamlins were Potawatomi Native Americans who guided fisherman who came to stay a the hotel on Mullet Lake.
Both Dick and Gene made their own lures and decoys and were revered as the best fishing guides in Northern Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Photos and info courtesy of Frank Baron of Michigan.

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