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 for 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…
Have you ever wondered how deer are tested for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)? This short video walks you through the process.
The Michigan DNR’s Holly Vaughn gives you the update on the 2016 waterfowl hunting season.
Deer hunting in the CWD management zone of Michigan this year? This informational video will tell you how chronic wasting disease affects your hunt.
The current Pure Michigan Hunt winners just started out their year of unforgettable hunting with their spring turkey season.
Starting May 1 you can apply for bear and elk licenses, but did you know there is one other way to get a Michigan elk and bear license? Every year, three lucky winners will each get a hunting prize package valued at over $4,000 and includes both elk and bear hunting licenses. Apply as many times as you like, just $5 per application. Good luck! http://www.michigan.gov/puremichiganhunt
Sign up for the Pure Michigan Hunt for a chance to win a free turkey license and a $4,000 prize package.
“What do I get out of the newly restructured hunting, fishing and ORV licensing?” Watch and see!