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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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High-Tech Hunting Gear of 2015

While some hunters prefer to stick to whatever bare necessities they can stuff in their hunting pack, others like to head out to the field armed with a veritable arsenal of gadgetry to aid them in their hunt. These days, you don’t have to look too far to find the hunting gear of the future….
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2014 Michigan Hunting Seasons are Safest on Record

Good news, fellow sportsmen. The numbers are in, and the Michigan Department of National Resources has identified the 2014 hunting seasons as the safest to date. Last year, there were no hunting related fatalities reported in Michigan and only ten reported hunting incidents. The DNR credits the expansion of Michigan’s hunting education program with the…
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