SPRING TURKEY TACTICS

by George Rowe April 01, 2018 Turkey season opens for Michigan hunters on April 23. In some areas, mostly in the north, the season will run through May 6, with some areas having the season split into two hunts. Some southern units will have four hunts, with some...

TROUT ON ICE

Ice fishing for the big ones…   by George Rowe January 01, 2017 Those who fish through the ice around Central and Northern Michigan are learning that they can catch trout more easily and more abundantly every year. The state has planted trout in many of...

Michigan’s Magnificent Mushrooms

by George Rowe May 01, 2013 Mushroom time, in Michigan, is just around the corner. Some folks have found some already and the prime time is right ahead, for blacks at least. All we need is some nice warm weather and possibly some more rain and mushrooming will be as...

Burt Lake giant muskie could have been a state record

Monster Muskie Speared… The angler is not a beginner – Mark Ormsbee has been fishing Burt Lake for over 30 years and it is easy for him. His home, near the tiny settlement of Brutus, is just 2.2 miles from big Burt Lake. He fishes almost every day or at least...