The author opened the early waterfowl hunting seasons by dropping a Canada goose and feels things can only get better from here on out.
Constant vigilance needed to keep geese, deer from overtaking city parks, ball fields.
Proceeds from stamp sales will be used to fund Michigan Duck Hunters Association projects, with 10 percent used to match DNR funding for purchasing, restoring and enhancing wetlands.
Goose hunting in Michigan helps to keep goose numbers in check, and there are things you can do to help keep geese away from your yard.
In the 2016 survey, 157,028 ducks, 33,468 geese and 5,896 swans were observed. Goose observations increased in 2017, while duck observations were down about 5 percent and swan observations down 13 percent.
NRC considering a 10-day September season for teal.
Iowa, Michigan, and Wisconsin are confident that experimental teal seasons met federal requirements and that the fourth year should not require any additional monitoring.
Only three winners are picked each year.
Eight proposals from DU and partners will provide $32.8 million to enhance water resources, grasslands, rice lands and wetlands for waterfowl.
Sales from DU plates enable vital wetlands project near birthplace of automobile industry
And hunters also can get in on the Wetland Wonders Challenge.
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.
We never hear the phrase ‘Father Nature’ because good moms abound during a north country spring
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposal would require non-waterfowl migratory bird to enhance waterfowl image for 2016 contest.
One of the strangest duck seasons that I can remember in the many years I’ve been hunting has concluded.
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.
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.
Waterfowl hunters must be careful not to spread avian flu
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.
A trio of mallards might teach us more about ducks and waterfowl migration than we could even imagine
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.
Small water opener: Ducks on the mind? Then scout some secluded waterholes now for jumpshooting later
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