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Michigan’s Small Game Hunting Bonanza

On the third day of small game season, I sat quietly in the squirrel woods.  Within two hours, I was heading home with an unusual mixed bag.  Details will follow in a few days, but here is a photo of … Continue reading

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Arraignment set for Oct. 6 for Sanilac County poaching suspects

GW:  Really?  Poaching a spotted fawn?  Hang ‘em.  Hang ‘em high! Three individuals are set to be arraigned Monday, Oct. 6, in 73A District Court in Sanilac County on poaching charges related to an incident on Sept. 14 in Sanilac … Continue reading

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Gov. Snyder celebrates successful conservation project at Maple River State Game Area

 Gov. Rick Snyder and Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh – together with Pete Albrecht, Michigan Ducks Unlimited state chairman, and Dave Brakhage, Ducks Unlimited director of the Great Lakes/Atlantic Region – today celebrated the completion of important wetland … Continue reading

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Michigan-based group to “monitor” Yellowstone wolf hunt

Montana has opened its 6-month rifle season for wolves but will have to contend with Rodney Coronado and his group of whackos said to be shadowing and video recording hunting activities. Coronado, a SHAC speaker & organizer; editor, the Earth … Continue reading

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Purchase Any New Full-Size, Leica Ultravid HD Binocular, Receive a Filson Medium Field Bag

Purchase a new ultra-light, but durable full-size Leica Ultravid HD from any authorized North America Leica Dealer and receive a classic and versatile Filson Medium Field Bag ($250 value). Send in your mail-in rebate form and a copy of your … Continue reading

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Safari Club rewards Michigan hunters for survey participation

Bay City and Unionville residents win crossbow, rifle Two Michigan hunters were presented with new hunting equipment by the Michigan Involvement Committee of Safari Club International at last week’s meeting of the Natural Resources Commission in Two Michigan hunters hold … Continue reading

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Humphries Appointed NWTF Chief Conservation Officer

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) recently appointed Becky Humphries its new chief conservation officer. “I am excited to lead NWTF’s conservation efforts in this new role,” said Humphries. “Our staff is working hard to conserve the … Continue reading

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Keene Will Testify Before California Wildlife Resource Panel

The National Shooting Sports Foundation’s “Bullet Points” reports the NSSF’s Larry Keane will be presenting the economic impact of California’s ban on the use of traditional lead ammunition in hunting before a public hearing of the Wildlife Resource Committee of … Continue reading

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Mountain Lion Believed Responsible for California Attack Killed

A 65-pound male mountain lion was killed with a rifle shot near the Picchetti Ranch Zinfandel Trail area Friday morning in an effort to protect public safety relating to a lion attack several days earlier. Two families were hiking on … Continue reading

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No Wolf Hunt in 2014, No Matter What Happens on November Referendums

Natural Resources Commission Asks DNR to Review Science, Data on Wolf Depredations for 2015 EAST LANSING—The Natural Resources Commission today announced that it would not consider a wolf hunt for 2014, even if the two referendums on the November 2014 … Continue reading

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