Opening a hunting season for sandhill cranes in Michigan would endear them to the support, power and money of Michigan’s hunting community.
Wind and rain put a damper on opener.
The DNR effort left the author scratching his head, with more questions than answers.
Michigan’s hunter safety program has helped reduce the number of hunting casualties in Michigan.
Bowhunters in Michigan are finding more and more rubs and scrapes, indicating that white-tailed bucks are on the move and the pre-rut activity surge has begun.
“How’d I miss?” It’s a common question for shotgun shooters, whether at the range or in the field. Obviously, you shot too high, too low, too far in front, too far behind or a combination of these such as high and behind. A more important question is how can you tell? You can’t. A better answer is you shouldn’t be…
Action on a recent Michigan waterfowl hunt was so fast and furious that the hunters had little time to visit and catch up.
I used to work for the DNR. At the time, when I needed a short answer to the question, “Where do you work?” I’d just say, “I work for the DNR.” Almost all people knew what the initials, “DNR” stood for, but if the person continued the questioning for some reason, their next question was usually, “Oh, so you are…
There are always options when posing for a picture with a freshly caught fish, including the new balancing act.
Constant vigilance needed to keep geese, deer from overtaking city parks, ball fields.
Electronic distress signals are an option for Great Lakes boaters and anglers.
A recent fishing trip on the St. Mary’s River produced a variety of fish.
The author has three nail clippers hung at strategic spots on his charter boat.
Catching photo-worthy fish was the goal during a recent charter fishing trip on Lake Michigan. Mission accomplished.
The 90,000-square-foot store is Cabela’s fourth in Michigan – joining the Dundee, Grandville and Saginaw locations – and the 87th in North America.
Perhaps the best tactic for defeating an invasive species is to market them as edible and encourage people to catch and eat as many as possible.
A nice catch of steelhead, chinook salmon and lake trout made for a great day of charter fishing on Lake Michigan.
Michigan repealed its ban on Sunday hunting, but 10 states still enforce such a law.
This angler is confused: If you hook a fish but don’t land it, does that mean you almost caught it?
Whisperings from the whitefish whisperer on shorter leaders, perhaps, to put more fish in the cooler.
Initiative has financed many worthy projects, and a few not-so-worthy ones, too. But the founding hasn’t been free.
Although no keeper walleyes were caught on a recent fishing excursion, the author and his buddy had an good day enjoying Michigan’s abundant natural resources.
I don’t leave home without one and I don’t leave home without two of them when I’m heading for the lake.
They’ll be setting survey nets throughout the river during the month of August, hoping to capture a variety of the river’s species to record data on abundance, growth, mortality and size of fish populations.
How do the bass guys do it? Were they required to take a proficiency tests about boat launching as a prerequisite to signing up for the competition? It seemed like it, and most must have scored an A.
Just because you don’t catch the fish species you’re targeting doesn’t mean your fishing trip has failed.