View From The Blind by Tom Pink

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…

Stop, look, soak it in

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…

You say ice shanty, I say ice shack

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 conditions, we finally have it set…

A deerless but satisfying deer season

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.

A new spot for hunting and fishing

I whined about cabin fever a couple months ago, and I’m sorry to say that my outdoor drought continues – in most respects. In May, I wrote to say I hoped I’d soon be telling you about enjoying wild turkey…

Trying to kick a bad case of cabin fever

I’ve had cabin fever after a long winter before, but nothing has compared to this year, and it has nothing to do with how long the winter has been here in the north country. Make no mistake, winter has held…

Trolling for fish through the ice?

Ice carousels are gaining in popularity. Fishermen are even getting in on the act, using a carousel to troll for fish through the ice.

About This Blog

Pink

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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