Time is winding down to comment on the management direction of Lime Island in the St. Mary’s River.
Logging on to webcams around the world will allow you to watch everything from nesting puffins on the Atlantic coast, to brown bears catching salmon on the Pacific, or immature peregrine falcons growing up under the International Bridge in Sault Ste. Marie.
The late Steve Person, a regular on an annual fishing trip with friends on Lake Erie, held up a nice walleye on a past trip. (Photo by Tim Failor)I just arrived home from a fishing trip out of Port Clinton, Ohio, which promotes itself as the walleye capital of the world. From what I’ve seen after every visit, I cannot…
Recently, this bald eagle was spotted floating slowly over Pink’s yard. (Photo by Tom Pink)While headed to work the other day, long before dawn, I looked out over the St Mary’s River river and noticed what seemed to be fog. Then I noticed a couple spikes of light and I realized it wasn’t a fog bank, but the aurora borealis…
The fact that this hunter’s decoy is a mounted gobbler may have escalated this intense interaction.
New perch regulations in Michigan have reduced the daily creel limit to 25 perch per angler, per day, on most Michigan waters.
Spring arrived on March 20, but you wouldn’t know it if you live in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
It took a while, but the writer finally got his ice shack dug out of the woods and set up on the ice. (Photos by Tom Pink)Several weeks into this year’s ice fishing season, we were still trying to get our ice shack out on the river and were having a tough time of it. Well, in spite of the…
For anglers and hunters, resolutions don’t necessarily begin on Jan. 1.
With early ice forming on the St. Mary’s River’s Munuscong Bay, the author and friends enjoyed a good day of fishing.
After a few days on the stand, writer always feels as if he’s closing in on venison, and that if he could just sit one more day, he’d be able to connect. That hope will have to hold him until next year.
Swans, grebes, shorebirds and others help hunters pass the time in a duck blind.
Although teal action was slow, Canada geese provided a great start to the early waterfowl hunting seasons.
While paddling the other day, author got to thinking about spearing fish and whether an SUP would make a good platform for spearing, too.
The popularity of bicycles to get into the backcountry growing with hunters and fishers.
I whined about cabin fever a couple months ago, and I’m sorry to say that my outdoor drought continues – in most respects. In May, I wrote to say I hoped I’d soon be telling you about enjoying wild turkey on the grill or pulling fish into the boat. Well, as of the first day of summer, the boat has…
Hunters enjoy a textbook turkey hunt on a foggy Michigan morning.
The author hopes these gobblers will be ready and waiting when his season opens on May 1. (Photo by Tom Pink)I’ve had cabin fever after a long winter before, but nothing has compared to this year, and it has nothing to do with how long the winter has been here in the north country. Make no mistake, winter has held…
It’s time for paddlers to help shoulder the weight of paying for public access and law enforcement on state waterways.
Ice carousels are gaining in popularity. Fishermen are even getting in on the act, using a carousel to troll for fish through the ice.
Frigid conditions don’t deter eagles, ducks, mink, fox and other wildlife from daily activities under the bridge in Sault Ste Marie.
Here’s to a great 2017 – and hopes of fishing and hunting more, and maybe trying some new things in 2018 as well.
Michigan’s waterfowl season ended with a sky full of ducks, including mostly mallards and a few black ducks.
The 2017 Michigan firearms deer season ended too soon for the author.
Michigan’s hunter safety program has helped reduce the number of hunting casualties in Michigan.
Action on a recent Michigan waterfowl hunt was so fast and furious that the hunters had little time to visit and catch up.