Waterfowl

2016: A great year to be a goose hunter

Michigan waterfowlers are gearing up for another 60-day duck season that may see slightly fewer ducks winging their way south than in 2015, but the season will be highlighted with an even longer goose season and much bigger bag limits than last year.

Early goose season is almost missed

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.

Waterfowl seasons set to get under way

Beginning with the early teal season and early goose season, which both start Sept. 1, Michigan waterfowl hunters can expect good gunning throughout the state’s duck and goose seasons.

Duck Calling for Beginners

I don’t remember when I successfully called in my first flock of ducks, but I do remember when I first started to learn how to blow a call.

September early teal season a hit with hunters

For the first time in nearly 50 years, Michigan hunters took to the state’s wetlands in pursuit of early season teal, and DNR officials believe the first season in a three-year experiment went relatively well.

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