November 22, 2007 RSS feed / Outdoors

Hunters win prizes at Roscommon pole

Everybody was a winner in the fourth annual buck pole at Don Nester Chevrolet, Roscommon on the first day of firearms deer season. Dillon Palmer, Roscommon, won $200 for being the first hunter to bring a deer to the pole. More...

Trail cruisers to host snowmobile safety class

The Rosco-Higgins Trail Cruisers Snowmobile Club will sponsor a snowmobile safety class Dec. 1. The free class will be held at the Roscommon Community Center, 510 South Street, Roscommon, beginning at 8 a.m. The class will last until 4 p.m. More...

ST. HELEN BUCKS

Nov. 15 was not the beginning or end of the buck pole at Malcolm's Tacklebox in St. Helen, but it was a busy day, with these bucks hanging by 11:30 a.m. More...

Pop-a-Top buck pole's largest rack goes to 9-point

Houghton Lake's Pop-a-Top owner Mary Kate Holbrook welcomed hunters opening day with a warm fire adjacent to the eighthook buck pole and free hot dogs for those who donated to the Roscommon County Animal Shelter. More...

Range safety officer training slated

A Certified Range Safety Officer Course will be held at the Lake Township Hall on Dec. 1 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Tagged research deer are fair game to hunters

The Department of Natural Resources is reminding deer hunters that deer research projects are occurring throughout the state. More...

Snowshoe building workshop scheduled at Hartwick Pines

Winter is approaching and it is time once again to think about winter recreation - including snowshoeing. Hartwick Pines State Park near Grayling will host its first snowshoe building workshop in several years on Dec. 8 and 9. More...

DNR honors area hunter safety instructor

Richard Kiessel, a resident of Crawford County, recently was recognized by the Michigan Natural Resources Commission and the Department of Natural Resources as the 2007 Hunter Education Volunteer Instructor of the Year. More...

FIRST BUCK

Michael Cota, 16, Houghton Lake, shot this 11-point, 184- pound buck Sunday afternoon in Evart, using a 300 Winchester. Out in the woods since opening day, Cota said this was his first buck. (Courtesy photo) More...

DNR surveying bear hunters

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking for help from bear hunters. Accurate and complete information on hunting activity is vital for sound bear management. More...

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