A mixed bag of trout and salmon has been going up the tributaries here with the cooler weather, but given warm lake water, the biggest push of trout and salmon has not happened yet.
August 29, 2023
The number is growing of groups and individuals opposed to the Biden Administration’s recent announcement that it was pulling federal funding for hunter education classes and the archery in the schools program is growing.
Gun Owners of America, not surprisingly, recently issued a press release opposing the action. Forbes contributor Chris Dorsey took it a little further when he wrote an article last month entitled, “Experts warn defunding school hunting and archery programs will contribute to mental health crisis.”
There was a time when hunting clubs were all about … hunting.
Not so today, and you don’t have to look farther than the Michigan waterfowl stamp program to see the benefits. The stamp program, which was begun by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in 1976 and has evolved into a partnership with the Michigan Duck Hunters Association (MDHA), puts cash into projects from hanging duck houses to fixing up handicap accessible blinds.
Waterfowlers get an early start to the season on Sept. 1 when Canada goose and teal seasons open.
The teal season runs through Sept. 15 while the early goose season runs through Sept. 30. Teal can be hunted from sunrise to sunset. The daily bag limit is six with a possession limit of 18. Geese may be hunted from a half-hour before sunrise to sunset.