December 1, 2016 RSS feed / Outdoors

William M. Webber

MANISTIQUE – William M. Webber, of 825 Garden Ave., Manistique, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016.  He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Elaine Webber.   Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Dec. More...

Trotting for Tots

Some were at home anxiously awaiting the beginning of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, others were putting the finishing touches on their Thanksgiving feast, and a few others were taking part in the Third Annual Turkey Trot for Tots. More...

Fish Report

Well, needless to say we hit just about every kind of weather in the book for our run through the 15 day firearm deer season. More...

FROM THE FORESTER

Fall is a good time to inspect a tree for insect borer holes and other damage. With a wet fall, many tree fungi are producing good crops of fruiting bodies, which flag rot pockets inside trees.  More...

Little hunters, big bucks

Success! Two area youth hunters were able to bag one for the pole this hunting season. At left, Wyatt Demers shot this four-point while hunting with his grandpa Henry Demers. More...

Important changes for fur harvesters during 2016-17

LANSING – For those who hunt or trap furbearing animals in Michigan, there are some changes to 2016-17 licenses and regulations that are important to be aware of. More...

Outdoors Briefs

Penalty rises for operating with no endorsement   LANSING – Those who operate a motorcycle without a motorcycle endorsement on their driver’s license will pay higher fines under legislation signed by Gov. Rick Snyder.  More...

DNR rears, stocks muskellunge

LANSING – DNR employee hoisting new full of fingerling muskellungeThe Michigan Department of Natural Resources recently stocked 25,740 muskellunge fingerlings into 12 waterbodies located throughout the state in an effort to further enhance Mich More...