Michigan Outdoor News

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — March 17, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 17: Bay County DU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., LFA Hall, Bay City. For more info call Bryan Schulz, 989-326-3561. March 18: Sunrise Side WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Posen Community Center. For more info call Mark Lewandowki, 989-766-9254. March 18: Decatur WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., VFW 6248, Decatur. For more info call Jim Kurdziel, 231-894-1515. March 18: Michigan Bear Hunters…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 17, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Ethen Mapes responded to a complaint of a lost hiker in the Porcupine Mountains. The hiker was reported to be overdue from his family members at a rental cabin in the park. Instead of entering the park from the east side, he attempted to drive his vehicle down South Boundary Road from the west end, which is…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — March 3, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. March 3 & 4: Livingston County WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Woodshire Place, Fowlerville. For more info call Jennifer DeGrandchamp, 517-404-3245. March 4: Flat River NWTF Banquet, 5 p.m., St. Josephs Parish Gym, Belding. For more info call Ron Hopkins, 616-822-1310. March 4: Costabella QDMA Banquet, 5 p.m., Barryton Community Hall. For more info call Kasey Thren, 231-598-3200. March 4:…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — March 3, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Ethen Mapes assisted an elderly woman who had made a wrong turn and drove her vehicle down a snowmobile trail which became stuck near the White Pine Trail parking lot. Snowmobilers on scene assisted as a wrecker removed the vehicle from the trail. COs Ethen Mapes and Brian Lasanen patrolled Lake Gogebic finding over 15 set lines…

Michigan Outdoor News Calendar — Feb. 17, 2017

Banquets/Fundraisers. Feb. 17: Pinconning WTU Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Pinconning Cheese House. For more info call Moe Weidel, 989-879-3540. Feb. 18: St. Cornelius Wild Game Dinner, 4:30 p.m., Metamora Lions Club. For more info call Joe Mindelli, 810-796-2025. Feb. 18: Richmond Area WTU Banquet, 5 p.m., Maniaci’s, Richmond. For more info call Leroy Mikolowski, 586-255-0505. Feb. 18: Marine City Area WTU…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — Feb. 17, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Ethen Mapes worked a late-night fishing patrol which lasted well into the morning on Lake Gogebic. Mapes discovered a total of 12 set lines that had been left out overnight. Law enforcement action was taken with two groups of fishermen at separate locations for not having immediate control of their fishing lines. CO Ethen Mapes assisted the…

The Wood Duck Challenge

Step by Step Instructions on How To Build a Wood Duck Nesting Box and tips for mounting and habitat information on Wood Ducks from Outdoor News for youth

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs & Collars – Jan. 4, 2019

DISTRICT 1 CO Jared Ferguson was following up on complaints in Iron County when he located an ORV trail leading to a treestand on state land. Ferguson contacted the hunter who stated he had hunted there for over 50 years and the same guy keeps driving by his stand at prime time. Ferguson followed the truck tracks in the snow…