October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Outdoors

DNR seeks comment on assessment

The Department of Natural Resources today released the draft Tittabawassee River Assessment, a document which outlines the physical and biological characteristics of the river with suggested management strategies for the future. More...

18 1/2 INCH SPREAD

Lewis Blake bagged this 8-point buck the opening morning of archery deer season hunting on private land in Ogemaw County. Blake, 19, of Houghton Lake, said he shot the deer around 8 a.m. Oct. 1. The buck's antlers had an 18 1/2 inch spread. More...

DNR promotes safe, responsible use of ORV trail system

Michigan is known nationwide for its extensive off-road vehicle (ORV) trail system. More than 3,200 miles of designated trail routes and 2,198 acres of scramble areas are located throughout the state on state- and federally owned forest lands. More...

SEPTEMBER PIKE

Ken Bloomfield caught this 39-inch northern pike trolling in Houghton Lake's Muddy Bay Sept. 23. Bloomfield caught the 16 pound, 14 ounce fish about 5:30 p.m. while using a Rapala. More...

FIRST HUNT SUCCESS

Alyson Kaptor's first hunting experience was a memorable one as the novice hunter bagged a 200 pound bear Sept. 22. She shot the bear hunting in the Deadstream Swamp with her fiance. More...

Public hunting land maps offered

Department of Natural Resources officials have announced the creation of a new collection of maps on the agency's web site that identify all lands that are open to public hunting in Michigan. More...

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