Last Ice Hammer Falls

Bud's got me on in a private area. Phenomenal fishing. Ice was great. I punched a ticket, but the story of the day was that of my buds. They were…

Last Ice Hammer Falls
Wyandotte ice report

Pic at the Wyandotte launch this evening at 6pm. Launch is open with one trailer in the lot. Not a lot of ice coming down but some big chunks pretty…

Wyandotte ice report
Pursuit of Perch continues

Still after 'em. Last night was fair for me - great for others. Ice was still in real good shape where you can get on.

One big problem is all…

Pursuit of Perch continues
Season Finale

Got out one last time today. Went out in the morning only got a few bites and lost one at hole. Went back out about 3 and my buddy and…

Season Finale
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sheds

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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turky

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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This reportedly healthy wolf weighed around 100 pounds and was killed accidentally by a motorist near Watersmeet, on the western side of Michigan's Upper Peninsula in 2013. Many worry that keeping wolves on the endangered list in the state will lead to more instances like this. Photo Michigan Whitetail Pursuit / Facebook

State joins with USFWS to fight federal wolf protection

March 11, 2015

  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, have filed appeals in a recent court decision by a federal court to refuse to delist the gray wolf in the state as an endangered species following a lawsuit from an anti-hunting group. “Protection of Michigan wolves under the Federal [...]

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Popular and inexpensive rifles such as this Mosin-Nagant M.91-30 can make easy hunting rifles

Re-purposing the warrior: Using military surplus rifles for hunting

March 2, 2015

With millions of old (and cheap) retired military rifles out there, it is easy to see why owners of these hardy and nearly indestructible veterans would want to take them in the woods in search of a harvest. The good news is, there are still a good many out there that fit the bill. Keep [...]

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(A drone at work. These cost as little as $200. Photo via AP)

Bans on drones for hunting and harassment making progress in legislature

February 23, 2015

Legislation that would prohibit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), commonly termed drones, to either harass hunters or wildlife will soon be the rule of the land. The legislation in question, a pair of bills introduced into the state Senate, passed that body last week in a unanimous 38-0 vote. “Using remote-controlled, camera-equipped aircraft [...]

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