For many hunters, preparation begins the night before, or even on the morning of a hunt. For those tasked with providing public hunting opportunities, the preparation is year round. read more
Here is the latest tips and news on Mourning Dove, Woodcock, Hungarian Partridge Hunting in your area.
Take the spring crowing counts for pheasants. The statewide index, which includes the average of all survey routes, decreased 11 percent from 2012. That doesn’t mean pheasant hunters will shoot 11 percent fewer roosters this fall. read more
Quickly. I took the shell out of the chamber and ran. Briars ripped at the back of my hands. Aspen branches slapped my face and bounced off my glasses. read more
Most feather-chasers laugh when I say I’m hitting the northern Michigan woods for the grouse and woodcock openers. read more
The annual spring breeding duck survey showed an index of 3.9 million birds, down 17 percent from last year but still 73 percent above the long-term average since the survey began in 1948. read more