BASS TACTICS TO HAMMER WALLEYE

For those who enjoy “rod in hand” presentations, June is the ideal month for targeting walleye. In June, walleye are on the prowl nearly 24/7 in an effort to fatten up. It’s a time when walleye are aggressive, it’s a time when fish are often found shallow and it’s a...

Bear attacks Crystal Falls resident

Terry Tadiello, 71, from Crystal Falls, was attacked by an adult female black bear on the night of May 14 when he attempted to scare one of the sow’s yearlings away from his bird feeder containing sunflower seeds. Tadiello wasn’t seriously injured, but he received 22...

A matter of compassion and respect

Hunter saves fawn’s life from aftermath of I-75 accident   We’ve all seen the aftermath of a car-deer accident. Bloody, gory and deadly. In Michigan, it’s common to come across such a scene, no matter what road, no matter what time of the day – the end result is...

Chippewa County man charged with 125 wildlife crimes

A 56-year-old Pickford man was arraigned Wednesday morning ¬in Chippewa County’s 91st District Court on 125 wildlife misdemeanor charges, following a months-long investigation by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division. Kurt Johnston...

Bass on the shady side

Pulling largemouth from underneath piers... In Sometime in the late 1970s or early 1980s, when bass tournaments gained a firm foothold north of the Mason-Dixon line, northern anglers discovered that bass—sometimes big bass—lurked under piers during the summer. Guys...

Bald Eagle Preys On Fawn

  The predation of a whitetail fawn by a mature bald eagle was confirmed at the Riverside Golf Club in Menominee on June 3 by several witnesses, some of who had cameras to capture the action. One of those witnesses was the club general manager Lisa Froehlich. “We...

Fawn Rescue Caught on Tape

Man who saved newborn deer from dying doe inspired to start his own wildlife rescue Check this video out from Fox 2 Detroit . . . https://www.fox2detroit.com/video/690700  

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