Tag Archives: Deer Hunting

Great Hunt, Great Venison: Don’t let it go to waste

By Howard Meyerson Hank Shaw may, or may not, age his venison after he shoots a deer. The California author, forager and food blogger hunts black-tails in an area where temperatures can reach 105 degrees. Properly aging venison requires having … Continue reading

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Firearm Deer Season: Get out and scout if you want to find deer

By Howard Meyerson Get out and scout. It’s common advice — so common, I’m afraid, that some hunters ignore those words of wisdom. However, state officials are saying this season might present hunters with challenges, and scouting could make a … Continue reading

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2013 Deer Season: Hunting author critical of new antler restrictions

By Howard Meyerson I took some time off recently to sit back with Richard P. Smith’s newest book, “Great Michigan Deer Tales, Book 6.” Firearm deer season opens Nov. 15 and I was interested to see who he had written … Continue reading

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Getting ready for bowhunting: Practice Practice Practice

By Howard Meyerson FRUITPORT, MI – Skilled archers and bow hunters know that being off by an inch can make a huge difference in the outcome of a target shoot or hunt. That’s why many hunters begin training months before … Continue reading

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Big Draw: Crossbow hunting increases in Michigan

By Howard Meyerson For all the uncertainty and angst that surrounded crossbows in 2009 — the year the Michigan Department of Natural Resources allowed their more widespread use by hunters during the archery deer season -— it seems that only … Continue reading

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Firearm Deer Season: Hunters did well, more participated

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s two-week firearm deer season proved a good one for hunters, despite the EHD outbreak that killed thousands of deer in southern Michigan. More hunters participated and many did well. “Our license sales were about 2 percent … Continue reading

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Michigan listed 16th for Boone and Crockett North American Trophies

By Howard Meyerson Michigan’s firearm deer season opens Thursday, and though some hunters may find fewer deer in local areas that were hit hard by EHD, the midge-borne disease that killed so many deer this fall, it should still be … Continue reading

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Deer hunters likely to see bait prices rise

Every one knows its been a hard season for Michigan fruit and vegetable growers. And hard seasons translate into higher prices at market. But hunters are going to feel the pinch this year too, according to a story in Michigan Outdoor … Continue reading

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