Another limit taken fron the Saginaw River.

Couldn't keep em off the line! Had to fight with the waves though.

Another limit taken fron the Saginaw Riv…
Pike 5/17

Had the toothy ones going pretty good this morning. Lost track of how many but there were no hammer handles. 4-10' current edges. Xrap XR12's did the vast majority of…

Pike 5/17
Proud Dad!

My daughter, she is 5, told me she wanted to catch a trout just like dad this morning. She has a Barbie pole and I figured we could float a…

Proud Dad!
Gills and sunnies are biting good.

Went with my father and we got some nice Sunnys and bluegills. Fishing in some canals launched out of Crocker. 5 and 1/2 feet of water with your traditional hook…

Gills and sunnies are biting good.
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fawn by dnr

It’s that time of year: What to do with orphaned fawns

May 20, 2015

White tail deer, such as those found in abundance across all of Michigan, rut in the fall and winter which leads to thousands of cute little baby deer being born from late April to about mid-July of the following year. When born, these fawns will have a more reddish coat than their parents will, and [...]

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elk

Conservation package could triple many fines for elk, moose, and bear

May 15, 2015

A set of three bills in the state Senate could see those convicted of poaching Michigan’s large game species out of season take a beating on their pocketbooks, with fines jumping to over $5,000. The legislation, introduced in March, passed out of committee in April and has been sent to the floor. Combined the bills [...]

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Doe in winter, via DNR

Is DNR going to pull the plug on the 2015 deer season in the Upper Pen?

May 4, 2015

A proposal on the table by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources following declining harvest figures for white tails in the Upper Peninsula includes the nuclear option of canceling the 2015 hunt. “The range of options run the gamut of most extreme to least extreme…the most extreme thing we could do is shutting down the [...]

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Wild morels via WCMU

Chasing morels in Michigan’s woods

April 27, 2015

With most hunting seasons winding down (save for turkey) and the best fishing of the year still a few weeks off, mid-April and the first weeks of May leave many Michigan sportsmen with little to chase in woods– save for delicious morel mushrooms. What are morels? The subject of morels has long been a popular [...]

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Officers inspect a drone launched by animal rights group SHARK after it was shot down in PA (CNN)

Its official, Gov. Snyder bans drone use for and against hunters

April 24, 2015

Legislation that would prohibit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly termed drones, to either harass hunters or wildlife was signed into law by the Governor last week. The new law, as reported by Michigan Sportsman in February, was proposed by Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township, and passed the state senate by an [...]

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