Search
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

December 1, 2023

Recent report of feral hogs residing in 22 Michigan counties demands some qualifiers

Federal officials who deal with invasive swine are not panicking just yet after a recent report suggests “feral hogs were spotted in 26.5% of Michigan counties.”
The November report from Captain Experiences, an online platform for guide services, relies on the Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System at the University of Georgia’s Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health to calculate the number of feral hog sightings reported in each state.
Jon Amidon, wildlife specialist with USDA wildlife services that responds to wild hog reports in Michigan, told Michigan Outdoor News the Captain Experiences report is “a bit concerning because it makes it seem like there were more feral swine than there are.”

Recent report of feral hogs residing in 22 Michigan counties demands some qualifiers Read More »

Hunting, fishing, other wildlife-based recreation big economic drivers in Ohio

A recently released report from the Wildlife Management Institute, Responsive Management, and Southwick Associates showed that wildlife-based recreation contributed nearly $12.5 billion to Ohio’s economy in 2022, according to the Ohio DNR (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.

Hunting, fishing, other wildlife-based recreation big economic drivers in Ohio Read More »

Pheasants in the snow: Take advantage of the best rooster hunting conditions you’ll see all season

The first real snow of the season will happen eventually. It’s a dream scenario for pheasant-hunting fanatics. It’s so good that when the forecast calls for at least a few inches of fresh powder to cover the land, you might want to call in sick to work and hit the sloughs.
Nothing makes roosters sit tighter than does new snowfall, but that doesn’t meant it’s always easy.

Pheasants in the snow: Take advantage of the best rooster hunting conditions you’ll see all season Read More »

Opposition to reintroducing the American marten in Pennsylvania is growing

Opposition to the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s proposal to reintroduce the American marten to Pennsylvania forests is growing. 
Shortly after the Nov. 15 end to the agency’s public comment period on the plan to bring back the little predator, Ben Jones, president of the Ruffed Grouse Society and American Woodcock Society, weighed in against the proposal.

Opposition to reintroducing the American marten in Pennsylvania is growing Read More »

For a limited time, you can get full access to breaking news, all original Outdoor News stories and updates from the entire Great Lakes Region and beyond, the most up-to-date fishing & hunting reports, lake maps, photo & video galleries, the latest gear, wild game cooking tips and recipes, fishing & hunting tips from pros and experts, bonus web content and much, much more, all on your smartphone, tablet or desktop For just a buck per month!

Some restrictions apply. Not valid with other promotions. $1 per month for 6 months (you will be billed $6) and then your subscription will renew at standard subscription rates. For more information see Terms and Conditions. This offer only applies to OutdoorNews.com and not for any Outdoor News print subscriptions. Offer valid thru 3/31/23.

Already a subscriber to OutdoorNews.com? Click here to login.

Before you go... Get the latest outdoor news sent to your inbox.


Sign up for our free newsletter.

Email Address(Required)
Name
What outdoor activities interest you?