Just because you don’t catch the fish species you’re targeting doesn’t mean your fishing trip has failed.
Michigan – Bill Parker
With more than 200,000 wild turkeys and an annual harvest of 30,000 birds, Michigan is one of the top states in the country for spring turkey hunting.
From shooting clays or hunting for sheds to open-water fishing there are still a lot of outdoor activities despite Michigan’s unusual winter.
The recent warm-up provides a great chance to remove your treestands and give them a safety check before next deer-hunting season.
Michigan hunters combined to shoot an estimated 334,612 white-tailed deer in Michigan last year.
While trying out a new baitcasting combo on a local fishing lake, a seasoned angler gets schooled by a young fisherman.
Crappies are in the shallows and looking to eat before they spawn.
The final task of wrapping up another successful season of hunting Michigan’s prized whitetails was to gather with friends and hunting buddies to make summer sausage, hunter sticks, pepperoni, breakfast sausage and jerky out of some of our venison.
Action was hot and wing shooting good on opening day of pheasant season in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Incoming waterfowl during Michigan’s early goose season allows hunters to forget about the heat.It never fails when early goose season rolls around: the weather is too hot to consider hunting and I really have to talk myself into going out.
With the archery deer season just over a month away whitetail hunters are setting out trail cameras to scout the areas they plan to hunt.
Right now is a great time to fish in the shallows for smallmouth bass in northern areas of the Great Lakes.
Chronic wasting disease, the dreaded and always-fatal neurological disease that affects deer, elk and moose, has been found in a white-tailed deer in central Michigan’s Ingham County.
When spring gobblers are henned-up, don’t be afraid to try a different tactic and call specifically to the hen.
The author and his daughter were visited by a rare white wild turkey on opening day of Michigan’s spring turkey hunting season
Upland game bird hunters are gathering in Roscommon next week as the international conservation group Woodcock Limited is holding a meeting and banquet at the RAM Center.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is in the process of establishing or updating the master plans for management of each of the state game areas in southern Michigan.
Fines and penalties have been significantly increased for poachers who illegally kill white-tailed bucks in Michigan.
Grouse, woodcock and pheasant hunters should enjoy another good fall hunting season.
Winter continues to hang around across the northern parts of the state, however fishing is winding down as lake ice begins to deteriorate.
Four years ago, when the DNR initiated the Pure Michigan Hunt I thought it was a great idea.
Effort is aimed at supporting scientific game management, providing free hunting and fishing for military personnel and fighting invasive species.
Use common sense and follow these safety rules during Michigan’s firearms deer-hunting season.
Fish and wildlife will be the beneficiaries of the hunting, trapping and fishing license fee increases.
The often fatal disease has been discovered in a white-tailed deer in western Michigan.
Protection from mosquitoes is the best defense for sportsmen against West Nile virus