I hope you find what will make you happier about hunting Michigan deer. I don’t know if I could ever hunt anywhere else but the U P. Maybe someday I will be forced to decide. Maybe just look to a different area of the UP. Happy thanksgivingAlso Happy Thanksgiving to all my fellow outdoorsmen, I wish you and your families a peaceful and blessed holiday season!
Happy hunting all, we are truly blessed to live in such a Beautiful State!
Those old shacks come in handy. Just replaced an old one with a new cedar one. Welcome to the UP Mike. I’m in the Spalding powers area. Where about are you in the countyMy wife and I moved up here to Menominee County last fall. My plan is to sit on a ridge next to our cedar swamp and hope for the best. If we get inclement weather, there is an old blind that I can sit in. Safe travels to all the hunters coming to the UP.
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IMO, there is nothing, and I mean NOTHING, worse in camp than having even one grumpy person. The only thing even remotely close is the person who only pitches in with chores if told specifically to do something, and the next day they head for the crapper when it is time for dishes. FMWell a lot I could write about here, let's just say the deer hunting was very sketchy, not much sign in central Iron County, ...The more disturbing thing it's just a bunch of guys getting older being grumpy no fun in the camp, just wondering how many more I've got left in me, ...still a beautiful place maybe it'll feel different when I'm retired and I have more time!
Or it may be time for an out-of-state hunt if you're going to spend all that time and money I'd like to see some deer Kansas or Missouri Maybe we need to try something different!
Did you check out the area I messaged you about ?Anyway goodbye my beloved rugged Upper Peninsula will see you again Lord willing in 2022!
I'm deciding whether to keep or sell my upper peninsula property and get something closer maybe in Mason or Oceana County something I can get to without spending a fortune in gas and driving for two days!
No matter what I will always love and cherish the 40 Years of hunting memories in the upper peninsula it's just too bad the deer herd has suffered so bad, not really sure how to get it back or if it'll ever come back in my lifetime, I would assume in pockets in the right areas it's still good!
Did you check out the area I messaged you about ?
Absolutely right, but when you do you sometimes take a lot of it for granted. FMUnfortunately no stick we didn't just scouted right around camp two of the guys went over by Perch Lake where the sign was better we were not able to go over with them, ended up doing a lot of Camp chores trying to get the water going in this new camp!
Oh to be young again and live in & Explorer the upper peninsula, like in the book,
A Love Affair with the UP, need to live up there to have that kind of time & find good spots!