View From The Blind by Tom Pink

Lucky father, lucky son, lucky man

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 up,…

No fake news here

News reports run the gamut from a trapping season for Bigfoot to “three-splash” duck rule.

Smoking salmon again

Fishing is fantastic in the St. Mary’s River for both pink and Atlantic salmon.

Boats I have known

Old photographs can spark memories of outdoor activities and excursions of the past.

Spring turkey hunting much the same as it was pre-COVID

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. 

Hawk vs. dove

Mother Nature has a plan for wild things, including hawks and doves.

Smile, critters, you’re on camera

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.

Lake Erie producing limits of walleyes these days

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 argue the city’s claim to fame. I was…

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Tom Pink is a native of Michigan who has been hunting and fishing in the state for most of his life. He has been a freelance outdoor writer for 25 years and has been a columnist for Michigan Outdoor News since 2008.

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