(Michigan DNR)As black bears start to become active, the Michigan DNR advises property owners to be bear conscious. “The ideal situation is for a bear to walk past your property, not find a food reward and move along on its own,” said DNR wildlife communication coordinator Katie Keen. “That’s the best way to live with bears and not encourage conflict.”…
Scenes from the recent National Wild Turkey Federation annual convention and sport show at the Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tenn.
Wisconsin Outdoor News’ Kristen Monroe interviews the voice of Bass Pro Shops, Larry Whiteley, about Johnny Morris’ Wonders of Wildlife Museum. Wonders of Wildlife Museum celebrates people who fish, hunt and act as stewards to the land and water.
Mike Hehner shows how he uses his Aqua-Vu to specifically target largemouth bass during the hard-water season.
Aqua-Vu underwater camera systems captures hungry walleyes hunting a minnow slow-trolled along the bottom.
Brian “Bro” Brosdahl demonstrates his technique for down-viewing with his Aqua-Vu HD underwater camera system. “Bro” also shows the features of Aqua-Vu’s HD system.
According to the Minnesota DNR, deer numbers are up following three years of conservative harvest regulations designed to rebuild the population, coupled with three relatively mild winters. The DNR anticipates the 2017 deer harvest will be in the 200,000 range, similar to the most recent 20-year average of nearly 206,000.
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The Michigan DNR recently concluded a mark-and-recapture fisheries survey on Paint Creek in Oakland County to better understand the waterbody’s brown trout population. The DNR manages a portion of Paint Creek, downstream from Lake Orion, as a high-quality brown trout stream – as evidenced by its inclusion in the department’s Trout Trails online application. The recent survey, conducted late this summer, used…
The Michigan DNR’s Chad Stewart talks deer hunting regulation changes that are in effect this fall.
For many people, the opportunity to see a Michigan black bear in the wild is an amazing experience. Black bears are Michigan’s only bear species. These animals prefer large hardwood or pine forests, intermixed with wetlands, and they can be colored black, brown or cinnamon. Males live in areas that can be larger than 100 square miles, while females —…
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Concern in Michigan is high after capture of a silver carp in the Illinois Waterway.
What do deer, turkey and grouse look for when deciding on where to live? Check out this video with Michigan DNR wildlife biologist James Miller to learn more.
Michigan is home to 18 different species of snakes, although 17 are harmless to humans.
The DNR’s 10 visitor centers around the state feature educational nature exhibits, access to nearby trails and outdoor experiences with professional interpreters that lead nature-oriented programs.
Politicians give a grim response to question about conservation programs in next year’s Farm Bill (video)
Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Michigan) and Pat Roberts (R-Kansas), of the US Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, respond.
Wisconsin angler encounters first ‘wiper’ in Hoosier country.
Using a double hook technique will allow you to go through heavy cover and brush.
Best thing to do — while also avoiding being gored — was to try to shoot off one of the antlers. Third attempt was the charm.
With the Minnesota trout opener looming on April 15, DNR Fisheries crews were planting thousands of rainbows in the south-metro coldwater fishery.
An honest explanation as to why Kristen Monroe hunts with her family
Harvest more turkeys with these simple hunting tips and tactics
He embraces the important role hunting plays in his life as the youngest in the “Raised Hunting” family.
David Holder of “Raised Hunting” fame talks about what it means for his family to serve as headliners during the 2017 Outdoor News Deer and Turkey Classic. (Brian Peterson photo)For the last three years, David and Karin Holder and their sons Warren and Easton have brought their “the-family-that-hunts-together-stays-together” mentality to the Outdoor Channel with “Raised Hunting,” a show about an average American…
Minnesota Outdoor News editor Tim Spielman, left, and Outdoor News Man of the Year Ray Gildow. (Brian Peterson photo)Ray Gildow, a legendary guide — he is, after all, part of the legendary Nisswa Guides League — and a longtime volunteer and conservation advocate is Outdoor News’ Man of the Year. Gildow was recognized and presented with the award at the…