Roosters?

Discussion in 'MichiganSmallGame.com' started by Crappietime, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Crappietime

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    Anybody in SE/SC MI been out pheasant hunting? Gunna try to go in this late season and was wondering if anybody was busting any birds... not looking for spots or anything just wondering
     
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    Just kidding its just that i have not seen one in many years around here in northern Kent .
     
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  4. Wolverick

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    A pheasant is an invasive species of bird.
     
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  5. chizzel

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    I made 3 trips during the early season including opening day. Saw birds every time and should have had my first double and and limit by 10 on opening day, but I missed, twice. No dog and all public land. The DNR site is a great tool if you can navigate it. Will be out this Friday for a AM rooster hunt, PM muzzleloader hunt.

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  6. LG1

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    Pheasant? I saw my grandpa holding one before in a picture ... and also have seen them in books.
     
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  7. Jimbo 09

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    I see them all the time here in northern Livingston county. Seem to be making a decent come back. Saw two beautiful roosters on the side of the road a mile from the house last week.
     
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    I've got a rooster and 4 hens on my property. They mostly hang out in my beagle training pen where I've planted cover crops but the also venture out into the swail where I deer hunt. I see them flying back and forth while deer hunting.
     
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  9. chizzel

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    Jimbo, I'm also in northern Livingston Co. and I've been seeing them more frequently as well. I hear them crowing a lot in the spring too. In fact last time I went pheasant hunting I saw one right down the street from my house as I was starting my 2 hour drive to my pheasant spots. They are all on private land around here though but I am happy the population seems to be going up regardless.

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  10. jstfish48162

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    I have been seeing them in Monroe County lately.
    Ida-Carleton-Newport.
    Crop field edges on a sunny afternoon mixed with the snow could make for a fun day in the field.
    Good luck to those that get out.
     
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  11. AntiHuntersLoveMe

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    There's always been birds in that area. All escapees from the pheasant farm in Dundee.

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  12. jstfish48162

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    Long flight to Newport from Dundee...LOL
     
  13. AntiHuntersLoveMe

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    That place has been there for yrs... So yes, eventually some make it that far.

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  14. micooner

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    That's not true. Ive shot all those $20 escapees on my property north of sexy pheasant. They don't make it any farther. Lol
     
  15. SWMbruiser

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    Used to see them in the ghettos in Detroit all the time when I went to school down there

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