Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bowhunters Gear Up for Michigan Archery Season

By Howard Meyerson If last year was any indication of what the future holds, bow hunters can expect pretty good hunting when Michigan’s archery deer season opens tomorrow. The season runs until Nov. 14, then reopens Dec. 1 to Jan. … Continue reading

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Wolf Hunt Coming for Michigan?

Now that Michigan gray wolves are off the endangered species list, state legislators are moving a bill to put wolves on the state’s game species list, according to this report by Bill Parker in Michigan Outdoor News. Will it be a … Continue reading

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Angler support strong for pike, muskie reg changes

By Howard Meyerson Grand Rapids, Mich. — Michigan muskie and pike anglers are giving the nod to a proposed set of rules that are expected to improve fishing for trophy-size predators by restricting their take on lakes statewide. Some are … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo bowfisherman shoots state record black buffalo

By Howard Meyerson KALAMAZOO, MI — Bryan DeGoede and his buddies were cruising the backwaters of the lower Kalamazoo River shooting fish with bows and arrows, when he took aim at a black buffalo just before midnight. The big fish … Continue reading

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Changing Times: Anglers now support Lake Michigan cuts to salmon stocking

By Howard Meyerson My, how times have changed. When the Lake Michigan Chinook salmon fishery crashed in 1988 because of bacterial kidney disease brought on by the stress of overstocking, among other things, anglers and charter captains were upset the … Continue reading

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Prey for Me

Photo from the US Fish and Wildlife Service

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Energy Efficient Camper

Found at Living Off the Grid on Facebook.

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Lookin for Adventure

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Small game hunting in decline, but season outlook is good

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s small game hunting seasons have opened, a date that once brought hoards of hunters to the woods. But state officials expect fewer to be hunting this season. Small game hunting is not as popular as it … Continue reading

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New Findings: Stink of death may keep lamprey out of rivers

By Howard Meyerson Scientists studying sea lamprey behavior are testing a new way to keep them out of Michigan rivers. An experiment on the Ocqueoc River by Michigan State University researchers this summer found nearly all of 350 radio-tagged lampreys … Continue reading

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