Michigan

Michigan man criticized for memo about pink hunting attire

LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan man has testified in support of allowing hunters to wear pink so that women can “look and feel attractive” while hunting. Drew Born submitted a memo to the House Natural Resources Committee in support of allowing pink hunting attire because he said he believes the option will attract more women to hunting. Hunters currently must…

Ann Arbor again looks to rein in deer numbers with expanded hunts

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Plans are being detailed for Ann Arbor’s expanded 2018 deer hunt as part of the city’s ongoing deer management efforts. The Ann Arbor News reports nonprofit contractor White Buffalo will complete sterilizations from Jan. 2-7 by tranquilizing up to 26 female deer and surgically removing their ovaries. A hunt to kill up to 250 deer is scheduled Jan. 8-31. A…

Monarch migration stronghold turns 105

Located in Lake Michigan, off the tip of Wisconsin’s Door Peninsula, this essential stopover habitat for birds and other migratory species consists of five islands and is framed by two states — Wisconsin and Michigan.

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing Report — Feb. 3, 2017

Lake St. Clair Ice fishing on Lake St. Clair has come to an abrupt halt with rain and warm temperatures wreaking havoc on ice conditions. A few anglers were walking out at the Metropark and in Anchor Bay but that was ill-advised. Lakeside Fishing Shops, (586) 777-7003. Irish Hills Area Unseasonably warm temperatures and rain have deteriorated ice conditions across…

Michigan Outdoor News Cuffs and Collars — Feb. 3, 2017

DISTRICT 1 CO Lasanen came upon a vehicle that had crashed into the snowbank after trying to negotiate a turn onto a side street. Lasanen made contact with the driver and passenger of the vehicle to check their condition. They refused any medical attention. Lasanen inspected the vehicle and realized there was damage to the front of the vehicle where…