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.
Right now is a great time to buy a new or used boat.
If commercial netters eliminate Asian carp in Kentucky waters, what happens to the netting operations when the fish are gone?
Despite unseasonably warm temperatures, a few whitefish have been caught through the ice in Michigan’s north country.
The popularity of ebikes is creating some confusion for traditional bicyclists riding on public lands.
Due to the loss of family hunting land, blogger decided to stay home in Sault Ste. Marie this deer season and hunt ducks and geese instead.
White-tailed bucks are antsy these days, rubbing, scraping and chasing does.
More than 15 million shooters across the country take advantage of indoor shooting ranges.
Zach Burnette, of Cass City, admires the rooster he shot on Michigan’s pheasant opener, two days shy of his 14th birthday. (Photo by Bill Parker)Don’t blame Zach Burnette for celebrating a little bit, a couple days shy of his 14th birthday. The 13-year-old Cass City resident was all smiles when I caught up with him at lunch on opening day…