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December 5, 2023

Michigan crossbow hunter shoots unusual buck with ‘Bullwinkle’ deer disease

Brian Sheets got quite a surprise when he shot a 6-point white-tailed buck with his crossbow on October 11.
Hunting near his home in Manton, Mich., in Wexford County, Sheets shot a buck he thought had an apple in its mouth. Upon closer examination he realized the entire snout of his buck was swollen, making the animal appear moose-like.

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Michigan State University online course offers deep dive on inland lakes learning

Whether you live on a lake, enjoy a secret fishing spot or escape the daily grind at a serene lake in the woods, you already know that lakes provide big benefits to mental and physical health and deserve our appreciation and attention. Citizens can discover even more connections through an upcoming Michigan State University Extension opportunity.

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Outdoor Observations: Lack of deer hunters seen in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula an eye opener

I know hunting pressure is down in the Upper Peninsula, but a recent trip through the U.P. was a real eye-opener for its lack of hunter orange.
I traveled through the U.P., from Ironwood at the west end to the Mackinac Bridge at the east end on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. That holiday weekend used to be one of the busiest weekends of the entire deer season, not just the rifle season. That’s not so any more, at least in the U.P.

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Chapman State Park in Pennsylvania’s Warren County is a hunting and fishing oasis

Chapman State Park in Warren County is hardly big at 862 acres. It seems all the smaller for being surrounded on all sides by much larger chunks of public land, including the 514,000-plus acres of Allegheny National Forest and state game lands.
Still, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources defines it as an “oasis of recreational facilities in a vast area of wilderness.” And rightly so. It is, indeed, a great base camp – literally at some times of year – for hunting and fishing the surrounding region.

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