Erie report 4/15...

Hit Erie this morning out of wild wings about 10... made 3 passes had our 16 fish.. 30 fow.. ddhj's 75-110 back..1.2-1.6 mph.. purple and greens were hot today. Had…

Erie report 4/15...
Saugatuck Shakedown 4/12

Put the boat in the water Sunday afternoon and it fired right up. I've had starter issues, and I thought I had it fixed, until I went to start it…

Saugatuck Shakedown 4/12
First trout!

Well my first trout that wasn't stocked in the Spring Mill Pond by home. Headed up to the Northwest part of the state over the weekend to try for steelhead.…

First trout!
Sundays 10 little piggy's

Met up with Luther (No Slack) at LBM we pulled his Star Craft out of storage and over to the camp site, Got everything rigged and hooked up, Checked and…

Sundays 10 little piggy's
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H&R 10-gauge Pardner works well with 3.5-inch turkey loads

Don’t rule out the hinge break for turkey…or deer…or whatever

April 17, 2015

Dating back more than 150 years, the simple crack or hinge action single barreled shotgun has endured the test of time and remains even today as an inexpensive option for sportsmen seeking almost any game. The first breechloader When compared to virtually any other modern sporting arm, the hinge-break shotgun predates most if not all [...]

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Anti-hunting group files suit over wolf hunt

April 8, 2015

A group seeking to reverse the state’s Scientific Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, which took effect last month, has filed a lawsuit in Michigan Court of Claims with a goal of ending the state’s wolf hunt. The group, Keep Michigan Wolves Protected, cites that the Act is too broad in its scope and would transfer [...]

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DNR Wildlife Division employee takes the Google Trekker through rivers and waterfalls for a Street View for partnership between Pure Michigan and Google. (Photo via Facebook)

DNR teams up with Google Maps to provide online views of Michigan’s wilds

April 2, 2015

Last week the state conservation officials announced that more than 44,000 panoramic photos of the Michigan’s natural resources are now online for the public to enjoy free. The images were taken in a partnership between the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Pure Michigan tourism board and were obtained over a four-week period by [...]

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Looking for Sheds

March 25, 2015

To most people, the first thing they think of when someone says ‘sheds’ is the place where you keep you Christmas decorations and lawnmower. To a deer hunter, the word says populates mental flashes of mounts on a wall, antlers in the woods, and the promise of what got away. Sheds after all, are the [...]

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Get that pattern right for gobblers

March 16, 2015

With over 30,000 bearded turkeys harvested every season since the millennium, Michigan is one of the top states in the country to bring home a wild bird successfully. However, to pull it off, you need to be in touch with your pattern. The general license season for wild turkey in Michigan starts April 20 and [...]

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