Michigan Outdoor News

Plain or without tartar

It’s often said there are two kind of people – cat people and dog people. There seems to be a solid rift between classical music lovers and contemporary music fans. Mars vs. Venus. Leaders vs. followers. Cowboys vs. Indians. Meat eaters vs. vegetarians. It seems all humanity can be lumped into two demographics. When it comes to eating fish, that’s…

Lucky father, lucky son, lucky man

The St. Mary’s River from the boat ramp across the street from Pink’s house on a recent weekend. (Photo by Tom Pink)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…

Do your summer shirts perform for you?

Performance fabric shirts and other clothes can comfortably replace sunscreen even on hot, sunny days. (Photo courtesy of Mike Schoonveld)Not long ago, during the summer months, most Michigan fishermen pulled on a tee-shirt if the day came with a prediction for warm weather and sunny skies. Then, if they were worried about too much sun or wanted to shield themselves…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 30, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 7: Hesperia Area Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King, Hesperia. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-450-0216. Sept. 7:Fish Point Wildlife Assoc. Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sebewaing VFW Hall, Sebewaing. For more info call Mike Dabrowski, 586-255-0181. Sept. 18: Petoskey Area Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Emmet County Community Building, Petoskey. For more info call Jim Kurdziel,…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 30, 2019

DISTRICT 1 CO Cody Smith assisted with a search and recovery of a subject who had gone cliff jumping at Canyon Falls in Baraga County. The individual had jumped off the falls around 8 p.m. and was unable to get out of the river due to the high current from recent rains. The search party was called off after searching…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 16, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 7: Fish Point Wildlife Association Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sebewaing VFW Hall, Sebewaing. For more info call Mike Dabrowski, 586-255-0181. Sept. 18: Petoskey Area Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Emmet County Community Building, Petoskey. For info Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. Sept. 20: K of C Sportsman’s Wild Game Dinner, 6 p.m., Fern Hill Golf Club, Clinton Twp. For more info…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 16, 2019

DISTRICT 1 CO Jeremy Sergey received a report of an individual who killed a snapping turtle when the turtle season was closed. Sergey interviewed the individual and obtained a confession as well as photographs of the individual holding the dead turtle. Charges have been filed with the Menominee County District Court for killing a turtle out of season. CO Boudreaux…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Aug. 2, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair Lake St. Clair had decent smallmouth action along the mile roads and near the mouth of the South Channel. Largemouth bass, white bass, rock bass and pike have also been caught. Walleyes were still hitting in the shipping channel. Muskie anglers have not had much luck.  Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Lake Orion Bass fishing…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Aug. 2, 2019

 DISTRICT 1 After checking out of service from a long day of marine and ORV patrol, CO Anna Viau heard radio traffic about a fatal boating accident that occurred on a body of water known for its heavy recreational use. Viau assisted other local law enforcement with the rescue and recovery of other parties and equipment throughout the night and…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar – Aug. 2, 2019

Banquets/Fundraisers Sept. 7: Hesperia Area Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Christ the King, Hesperia. For more info call Brad Harrald, 231-450-0216. Sept. 7: Fish Point Wildlife Association Banquet, 4:30 p.m., Sebewaing VFW Hall, Sebewaing. For more info call Mike Dabrowski, 586-255-0181. Sept. 18: Petoskey Area Chapter WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Emmet County Community Building, Petoskey. For more info call Jim…