Old photographs can spark memories of outdoor activities and excursions of the past.
Michigan – Tom Pink
A 35-year adventure to hunt down lake herring continues.
There are those among us who throw themselves completely into whatever tasks they have at hand.
Wonders of our natural world are worth looking up – and out – for.
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.
People who enjoy the outdoors already know the health benefits of being outside.
Mother Nature has a plan for wild things, including hawks and doves.
The blogger didn’t think he had a very good 2019 outdoors, until he looked over a year’s worth of photos.
Despite unseasonably warm temperatures, a few whitefish have been caught through the ice in Michigan’s north country.
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.
State game officials are taking comments on proposed changes to the waterfowl hunting zones.
A goose hunter does what it takes to retrieve a bird during Michigan’s early goose season.
Trail now leads through this blogger’s fence.
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.