Illinois Hunter Bags Potentially Record-Breaking Buck

Despite early concerns about Chronic Wasting Disease, Michigan’s deer hunting season has been largely successful this year, according to recent estimates from the Department of Natural Resources. “Our harvest appears certainly up in the Upper Peninsula, and there are parts in the northern Lower and certainly southwest that appear up as well,” said Michigan DNR… Read more »

Ground Blinds Can Be Great Teaching Tools

If you’re a seasoned hunter, you’re probably already familiar with many of the benefits of hunting from a ground blind. These structures offer a convenient, easy way for hunters to conceal themselves so that they can spot their target before their target spots them. They can also make a long day of hunting more comfortable… Read more »

Don’t Believe These Common Myths About Deer Movement

If you were to ask 10 hunters to tell you the best time to hunt for deer, you might get 10 different answers. Most hunters have at least one theory on the best time to hunt, and they stick to that theory in spite of what conventional wisdom—and science!—might tell them. But the truth is… Read more »

DNR Survey Reveals Best Places for Deer Hunting in Michigan

Interesting in doing some exploring outside of your usual hunting grounds next season? The Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently released a great new tool that can help you find the best deer hunting areas in the state. This interactive map is based on the DNR’s 2016 deer harvest survey, and it offers a number… Read more »

State Panel Offers Recommendations on Chronic Wasting Disease

Since 2015, officials from Michigan’s Department of Natural Resources have identified at least 50 cases of deer affected by Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). This deadly disease is an infectious neurological condition that causes deformed proteins to eat holes in a deer’s brain. As the disease develops, it causes deer to become emaciated and delirious, eventually… Read more »

Michigan Urges Drivers to Watch for Deer During Hunting Season

Whitetail season is upon us in Michigan, and while that’s a good thing for the hunters in our area, it’s not always welcome news for drivers. The fall rut is typically the most dangerous time of the year for drivers in Michigan, and the problem is often compounded by the fact that many people are… Read more »

Tick Bite Prevention Tips for Hunters

There’s nothing we love more than a weekend hunting trip, but do you know what’s not fun? Getting home after your trip and finding inflamed tick bites on your skin. Ticks can cause a number of health problems such as Lyme disease, which is why you should take whatever precautions you can to prevent ticks… Read more »

Try These Scent Control Techniques on Your Next Hunt

It’s impossible to eliminate all of the scents that your body produces prior to hunting. There’s just no way to get rid of scents altogether. But you can take a few simple steps to control the scents that your body emits throughout the course of a day. And when you take these steps, it will… Read more »

When and How to Move Your Deer Blind

If you spend a lot of time hunting, climbing in and out of your tree stand on a regular basis can become a real drag. Plus, most tree stands won’t provide you with much protection from the elements. Rather than relying on a tree stand, many people prefer to use a deer blind instead. Deer… Read more »