Hunters reported few sightings and some endured frightening experiences.
Fishing is fantastic in the St. Mary’s River for both pink and Atlantic salmon.
Stick with traditional anchor lines when setting waterfowl decoys.
It’s a good idea to have a Plan B.
Intel gathering paddleboard trip on the St. Mary’s River proves beneficial.
Old photographs can spark memories of outdoor activities and excursions of the past.
Old fishing line is dangerous to pets and wildlife and should always be disposed of properly. (Photo by Mike Schoonveld)Recently, a kayaker was exploring a small island on the lake she was paddling with her two small dogs. One of the dogs ate a dead fish it found on shore and it also swallowed a hook and partially swallowed a…
Is commercial fishing in the Great Lakes an “essential service”?
A 35-year adventure to hunt down lake herring continues.
New research reveals varying odds of Asian carp disrupting the ecology of the Great Lakes.
There are those among us who throw themselves completely into whatever tasks they have at hand.
The science of fisheries management has been around for well over a century. The science of eDNA may well be the biggest breakthrough in all that time – and will only become more important in the future.
Weighing all the factors that make up fishing line strength.
Freshwater fishing guides and charter captains have been overlooked in COVID-19 relief funding.
Wonders of our natural world are worth looking up – and out – for.
Warnings, watches and advisories can be confusing to boaters.
The hunt ended much like it always does, with smiles and gratitude, sunlight warming our faces and the wild things carrying on as if nothing had happened. The only thing missing in the congratulatory ritual was the usual high-five or handshake – just an elbow bump, this year.
Setting road blocks in front of people trying to recreate outdoors does little to stem the tide of COVID-19.
The author hangs his hummingbird feeder in late April just to make sure when that first migrant comes through, it’s given a warm welcome. (Contributed photo)For some people, the sight of a robin hopping around in the yard is a sure sign of spring. I don’t believe a robin anymore than I believe the weatherman’s long range forecast. I’ve seen…
People who enjoy the outdoors already know the health benefits of being outside.
Loss of wetlands and an increase in asphalt, concrete, homes, factories and other impermeable toppings share part of the blame for record water levels on the Great Lakes.
Mother Nature has a plan for wild things, including hawks and doves.
Man-made plastics appear to be building up in the stomaches of fish and fish-eating birds.
Great Lakes anglers were, and still are, very successful without line-counter reels.
High concentrations of road salt can be detrimental to aquatic ecosystems.
The blogger didn’t think he had a very good 2019 outdoors, until he looked over a year’s worth of photos.