Outdoor Wanderings by Mike Schoonveld

Spotters and colored wads can lead to better wingshooting

“How’d I miss?” It’s a common question for shotgun shooters, whether at the range or in the field. Obviously, you shot too high, too low, too far in front, too far behind or a combination of these such as high…

Tournament bass anglers know how to use a boat ramp

How do the bass guys do it? Were they required to take a proficiency tests about boat launching as a prerequisite to signing up for the competition? It seemed like it, and most must have scored an A.

Gyres in the Great Lakes?

Could the 22 million pounds of plastic trash that end up in the Great Lakes each year create gyres in our inland oceans?

Undeniable truths about fishing, boating

From fishing hot spots and adverse weather to hot lures and docking your boat, there are several undeniable truths you should consider when it’s time to go fishing. 

About This Blog

Schoonveld

Mike Schoonveld has been a freelance outdoor writer for 25 years and has been a columnist for Michigan Outdoor News since the paper’s inception in 2000. Mike’s first love in the out-of-doors is Great Lakes salmon fishing, but he enjoys all kinds of fishing, is an avid hunter and trapper, and frequently participates in a variety of other outdoor activities.

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