MICHIGAN’S SMALLIE BOOM

I could see the fish hugging bottom in 30 feet of water straight out from Acme Creek in East Grand Traverse Bay. I dropped my goby imitation tube to the bottom, let it pause waiting for a bite, gave it a hop or two then inched the wiggly soft plastic across the sand...

SLAB GILLS FEEDING FRENZY

The term feeding frenzy sort of describes the biting characteristics of bluegills in spring when they are schooled in skinny water and smashing any presentation. Soon as your hook taps the water surface and creates a tiny shock wave they turn on the afterburners and...

AFTER DARK ‘EYES ON ICE

I’m not saying a #3 Do-Jigger spoon is the greatest walleye lure of all time, but I have one in my box that has caught tons of fish from a variety of waters from Saginaw Bay to Erie’s 30 foot depths, Lake Macatawa, Portage Lake and beyond. The one...

LATE FALL GEESE

The loud calls of the huge flock of over 150 Canada geese got my juices flowing as they neared the open field full body decoy spread, cupped wings and began the slow motion elevator ride down to our spread. It was a beautiful sight in the last minutes of shooting...

EARLY GOOSE

Michigan’s Early Goose season offers sportsmen a unique opportunity to go hunting when temperatures are ideal, landowners allow hunting, you share the outdoors with family and friends and the action can be unbelievable; the best of the entire year.Sure, there...