New App Seeks to Revolutionize Hunting Licenses

You know what nobody likes about hunting and fishing? The paperwork. Hunters and fishermen must abide by the laws in their state, and that includes possessing hunting and fishing licenses for where they plan to be. These licenses must be in a sportsman’s possession at all times of they could face penalties or fines that… Read more »

Six Essentials to Equip Your Blind

When you are out in the wilderness, waiting to get a good read on that treasured turkey or delicious deer, it is important to be equipped with the essentials. There are certain items that you should always have in your blind so you can be prepared for anything – and to stay comfortable during your… Read more »

Chronic Wasting Disease: DNR Expanding Control Efforts in Michigan

One year ago, a 6-year-old doe was discovered to have contracted a case of Chronic Wasting Disease, here in Michigan, which prompted state officials to enact its Surveillance and Response Plan to all privately owned and free-range cervids. Now that cases have been confirmed in six more white-tailed deer, the disease zone has expanded. Most… Read more »

Mix It Up: Changing Your Targets to Improve Accuracy

Shooting a bow accurately requires a lot of practice, but it also requires the right kind of practice. Some hunters can get in the bad habit of only shooting on one kind of target. While this can help them practice the mechanics of shooting – balance, form and accuracy – it does little to help… Read more »

Talking Turkey – Tips for Luring Turkeys to Your Blind

Hunting blinds are a great way to mask your presence from wildlife, such as turkeys, while staying warm and dry inclement hunting weather. Here are a few tips from Field & Stream to help you bring the turkeys to you. Set Up a Good Camp If you want to attract a turkey, start by making… Read more »

Encourage Your Kids to Play with a Cedar Playhouse

If you are a father who loves the outdoors, you want to share your passion with your children. Although they may be too young to hunt with you just yet, it is never too early to foster a love for the outdoors with a cedar playhouse. With the weather getting warmer, a cedar or log… Read more »

Michigan Spring Turkey Application Period Ends Feb. 1

In Michigan, turkey hunting is a very big deal. With the spring hunting season right around the corner, it is time to apply for the proper hunting license. This year’s regular turkey season runs from April 18 to May 31, but there are some limited opportunities for hunters who are itching to get into the… Read more »

Prepare for Next Season With Our Blinds Sale

Even though deer season may be winding down, it doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about next season. Whether it’s strategizing with a fellow hunter or purchasing a new gun, preparation often leads to a more successful hunt. Start preparing now for next year with new deer blinds. Deer blinds can provide numerous… Read more »

Benefits of Hunting Beyond the Dinner Table

There are countless reasons why people enjoy hunting. From the chance to spend some time with good friends to putting dinner on the table, millions of people right here in Michigan and across the rest of the country enjoy the benefits of hunting every year. But did you know that the positive impacts of hunting… Read more »

Science Sheds New Light on Whitetail Vision

All hunters know that whitetail deer have a pretty keen sense of smell, but do you ever wonder if they can see you as well as they can smell you? Well, you’re not alone. Turns out we know a whole lot about whitetail deer, but we really don’t know much about how they see the… Read more »