December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Outdoors

Firearm deer season started slow, picked up speed

The Department of Natural Resources has indicated the 2011 firearm deer season harvest appears to have increased slightly compared to the 2010 season. Southern Michigan is the only region where final firearm harvest figures are expected to decrease. More...

FIRST MICHIGAN ELK

Kinney Greer, 72, of Houghton Lake poses with a five by five elk he harvested near Atlanta on Dec. 6. Greer said he was guided on his first Michigan elk hunt by Vern Bishop of Onaway. More...

SMELLS LIKE CHRISTMAS

“Addy does it smell like Christmas?” Jen Lewis of Houghton Lake asked her two-year-old daughter, Addysem on Dec. 12. More...

WAIT PAYS OFF BIG

(Left to right) Elk hunter Ron Haymand of the Detroit area and hunting partners Ed Balcom and Leonard Larson of Houghton Lake pose with Haymand’s six by six bull elk he bagged Dec, 6 near Atlan More...

Mentored youth hunting regulations proposed

A workgroup comprised of conservation groups and youth hunters presented recommendations for regulations for mentored youth hunting in Michigan to the Michigan Natural Resources Commission at a recent meeting. More...

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