View From The Blind by Tom Pink

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.

Social hour interrupted by ducks

Action on a recent Michigan waterfowl hunt was so fast and furious that the hunters had little time to visit and catch up.

Eat more (red swamp) crayfish?

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.

Winner, winner, but no walleye dinner

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.

About This Blog


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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