February 5, 2009 RSS feed / Outdoors

FISH ON!

Mike Creger of Merritt was jigging for walleye near the Middle Grounds weedbed in Houghton Lake Jan. 27 when he hooked this big northern pike. "I knew I had a big one on," said Creger of the 40.25-inch fish which weighed in at 18.5 pounds. More...

Fishing's free Feb. 14-15

The Department of Natural Resources is inviting everyone who is curious about ice fishing to take advantage of Winter Free Fishing Weekend Feb. 14-15. More...

Public assistance needed with nationwide bird count

Bird and nature fans throughout North America have been invited to join tens of thousands of bird watchers for the 12th annual Great Backyard Bird Count Feb. 13-16. More...

Oldsmobile Club to return for Houghton Lake Winterfest

The Oldsmobile Outdoor Club will return to Houghton Lake to continue a tradition that began in 1954 for the Houghton Lake Winterfest outing Feb. 13-15, based at the Atrium (formerly the Quality Inn). More...

Residents asked to help with turkey headcount

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division is conducting a survey of wild turkey populations. More...

Virtual archery tourney to begin in state Feb. 16

The Department of Natural Resources is accepting registration forms for Michigan's third annual State Virtual Archery Tournament. More...

KING'S ARCHERS EARN HARDWARE

The King's Archers from Roscommon Baptist Church had a strong showing at the inaugural Centershot of Michigan South West Archery Shoot in Kalamazoo Jan. 24. The group took three first place trophies and six ribbons. More...

DNR seeks comments on bear plan

The Department of Natural Resources is inviting the public to participate in the bear management planning process. The draft bear management plan is now available online and the DNR is accepting comments via e-email or U.S. mail through March 2. More...

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