February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Outdoors

No fishing license required in Michigan on Feb. 16-17

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminds everyone the annual Winter Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for Feb. 16 and 17. More...


Michael Ignat of Prudenville said he has been a duck hunter for a long time, but has never seen a mallard duck with similar coloration to this hen (bottom) he spotted standing on the ice in a canal o More...

Day off fishing

“When I have a day off, I go fishing.” That might not seem like a particularly unusual statement, except that it was made by Bill Ayres, 72, of St. Helen, whose business is to go fishing. More...

Updated Regional State Forest Management Plan drafts available

The Department of Natural Resources last week announced that its updated draft Regional State Forest Management Plans (RSFMPs) – designed to help the DNR sustainably manage Michigan’s nearly 4 million acres of state forest land – ar More...

Snowman Contest

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Do you support or oppose Proposal 1, the Michigan Sales Tax Increase for Transportation Amendment, that will be on the May 5 ballot?