The final task of wrapping up another successful season of hunting Michigan’s prized whitetails was to gather with friends and hunting buddies to make summer sausage, hunter sticks, pepperoni, breakfast sausage and jerky out of some of our venison.
Michigan – Bill Parker
Action was hot and wing shooting good on opening day of pheasant season in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.
Incoming waterfowl during Michigan’s early goose season allows hunters to forget about the heat.It never fails when early goose season rolls around: the weather is too hot to consider hunting and I really have to talk myself into going out.
With the archery deer season just over a month away whitetail hunters are setting out trail cameras to scout the areas they plan to hunt.
Right now is a great time to fish in the shallows for smallmouth bass in northern areas of the Great Lakes.
Chronic wasting disease, the dreaded and always-fatal neurological disease that affects deer, elk and moose, has been found in a white-tailed deer in central Michigan’s Ingham County.
When spring gobblers are henned-up, don’t be afraid to try a different tactic and call specifically to the hen.
The author and his daughter were visited by a rare white wild turkey on opening day of Michigan’s spring turkey hunting season
Upland game bird hunters are gathering in Roscommon next week as the international conservation group Woodcock Limited is holding a meeting and banquet at the RAM Center.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is in the process of establishing or updating the master plans for management of each of the state game areas in southern Michigan.
Fines and penalties have been significantly increased for poachers who illegally kill white-tailed bucks in Michigan.
Grouse, woodcock and pheasant hunters should enjoy another good fall hunting season.
Winter continues to hang around across the northern parts of the state, however fishing is winding down as lake ice begins to deteriorate.
Four years ago, when the DNR initiated the Pure Michigan Hunt I thought it was a great idea.
Effort is aimed at supporting scientific game management, providing free hunting and fishing for military personnel and fighting invasive species.
Use common sense and follow these safety rules during Michigan’s firearms deer-hunting season.
Fish and wildlife will be the beneficiaries of the hunting, trapping and fishing license fee increases.
The often fatal disease has been discovered in a white-tailed deer in western Michigan.
Protection from mosquitoes is the best defense for sportsmen against West Nile virus
Wolf management in Michigan is getting muddier by the minute
Bassmaster Magazine ranks Michigan’s Lake St. Clair as the best bass fishing lake in the nation.
Game management in Michigan will again be decided at the ballot box rather than through sound scientific principals by skilled wildlife biologists.
Governor Rick Snyder turned heads last week when he announced plans for a hunting and fishing license fee increase in his proposed budget.
While Michigan’s 96th legislature was busy in late December passing an unbelievable 232 bills during the last few days of the lame duck session, one bill that somehow got left behind by was Senate Bill 1340. SB 1340 would have drastically increased fines for poachers who kill trophy bucks – what most poachers are after to begin with. SB 1340…
The cost of a Recreation Passport will jump a buck to $11 beginning Jan. 2, 2013. While I have heard from a couple disgruntled readers complaining that the price is on the rise just two years after the program was initiated, most people appreciate the Recreation Passport for the bargain it is. The Recreation Passport, which is purchased through the Secretary…
It’s on! Sept. 15 has traditionally marked the beginning of fall hunting seasons for a lot of Michigan hunters. Sure elk season opened late last month for a select few who won the elk lottery. Bear hunting season started on Sept. 10 for several thousand hunters who were successful in that lottery and the early goose seasons have pretty much …