Despite being uncomfortable and often downright unpleasant, the alluring call of a duck blind keeps hunters coming back year after year.
Attaching a fluorocarbon leader to your ice fishing line can make a difference in your success rate.
Decoys come in different shapes and sizes, and hold different memories.
Having a variety of knives on hand will make it easier to process your game and fish.
White-tailed bucks are on the move as the rut approaches.
The use of sail drones is helping fisheries managers collect data on fish populations in the Great lakes.
It can be therapeutic, regardless of if you’re in a goose marsh or on a sunny beach.
It’s often said there are two kind of people – cat people and dog people. There seems to be a solid rift between classical music lovers and contemporary music fans. Mars vs. Venus. Leaders vs. followers. Cowboys vs. Indians. Meat eaters vs. vegetarians. It seems all humanity can be lumped into two demographics. When it comes to eating fish, that’s…
The St. Mary’s River from the boat ramp across the street from Pink’s house on a recent weekend. (Photo by Tom Pink)In my little town of Sault Ste. Marie, one is never far from the St. Mary’s River. For 30 years, we lived in a house about a mile from the river, and on quiet mornings before the traffic ramped…
Performance fabric shirts and other clothes can comfortably replace sunscreen even on hot, sunny days. (Photo courtesy of Mike Schoonveld)Not long ago, during the summer months, most Michigan fishermen pulled on a tee-shirt if the day came with a prediction for warm weather and sunny skies. Then, if they were worried about too much sun or wanted to shield themselves…
Pet, non-native turtles are often released locally, often to the detriment of native turtles in the area.
Practice safe boating – Don’t Boat stupidly – whenever you are on the water and help make the waterways as safe as they can be.
Modern advances save the day for a successful fisherman.
It’s important to conduct a little annual maintenance on your reels, and right now is a good time to accomplish that task.
A final ice angling jaunt of 2021 generates memories, and some misplaced jumbos find a home.
The USCGC Buckthorn traverses the locks at Sault Ste. Marie as it carries out its mission on the Great Lakes.Government agencies are constantly planning future budgets because each dollar they get has to pass through several filters and rankings before they actually get their funding. Not all agencies are created equally when it comes to getting the money for the…
Details can make a difference when ice fishing for walleyes.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, boat sales increased by 12% last year, which left showrooms short of inventory.
Sometimes combining work with recreation is the ticket to happiness.
It’s easy to keep your fingers warm while fishing in cold weather if you follow these three tips.
News reports run the gamut from a trapping season for Bigfoot to “three-splash” duck rule.
Here’s hoping January will give Lake Superior ice fishermen a gift, just as November and December did for bird hunters.
Making sausage out of some of your venison isn’t a daunting task.
In winter, open water is often as hard for birds to find as available food. (Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation) I’m an unabashed hunter and that includes both gamebirds and waterfowl. I’m equally an unabashed bird feeder and we have a bird feeding station at my home year-around. I also hunt squirrels and welcome them at my feeders,…
There are ways to check the accuracy of your game and fish scales.
Hunters reported few sightings and some endured frightening experiences.