Spring clean-up along shore yields lots of trash including much left behind by careless anglers.
Michigan – Tom Pink
It’s that time of year when sportsmen and sportswomen have to make a decision on whether to be practical and do spring chores, or to throw caution to the wind and go hunting or fishing.
While some folks head south for spring break, many Michiganders stay home for a last shot at fishing, hunting or trapping.
Ice fishing contest in northern Michigan keeps the fun in fishing and raises funds for a good cause.
The ice fishing season of 2015 finally gets started for the author after a two-month absence from the water.
Research shows that changes in forest management techniques in Michigan forests could help improve the number of snowshoe hare in the state.
DNR officials are seeking public comments as it works to update the Michigan Wolf Plan.
Last winter may have hurt Michigan’s deer population, but it helped other game and fish
Duck numbers have increased from last year and the fall waterfowl hunting season should be a good one.
Legislation would allow bear hunters to help beekeepers save their hives
Proposed sale of state land by DNR raises concerns from conservationists.
Waterfowl die every winter and this year is no different, but reports of dire situations for ducks and geese have been exaggerated.
Well-known writer Richard P. Smith has started a petition drive to change buck-hunting rules in the Upper Peninsula.
Conservation group is gathering signatures to preserve scientific game management in Michigan.
APR proposals for white-tailed deer hunting in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula have fired up a debate on the merits of such a regulation.
Michigan’s moose hunt is on hold as wildlife managers keep an eye on the herd, which is growing, but not as quickly as originally hoped.
Rising Great Lakes water levels are good news for fish and wildlife
Discussions are taking place on how to spend money from the highly successful Natural Resources Trust Fund
Goose problems shouldn’t be solved by introducing mute swans to the area.
Hunting and trapping can help control rabid animal populations
Legislators need to hear support from hunters and fishermen for a license fee increase.
MSU allows fishing again in Red Cedar River and DNR helps by planting steelhead.
Dreaded animal disease is moving closer to Michigan
The city of Detroit really missed an opportunity earlier this year when it refused to consider allowing the state of Michigan to lease Belle Isle and run it as a state park.
Gov. Rick Snyder’s recent claim that his administration is going to take emergency action to deal with diminishing Great Lakes water levels caused me to raise my eyebrows.
The Michigan Legislature approved legislation in December to establish the gray wolf as a game animal in Michigan and established an advisory board to study options for managing the animals. Governor Rick Snyder was expected to sign the legislation as this was being written.