The vanishing deer camp

A once grand Michigan tradition slipping through our fingers   Deer hunting just isn’t what it once was. Time, man, Mother Nature and technology has changed it. But then again, what hasn’t changed, absolutely nothing. Today, the very best hunting is in the...

Who ever thought?

Covid-19 forces cancellation of Woods-N-Water News Outdoor Weekend   Who ever thought? We didn’t think it would happen, but it did. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to challenge our world and, unfortunately, prohibits us from holding the...

Take a kid catchin’ and teach ’em to fish

Farm ponds provided livestock water while in the pasture. On our farm, most were muddy, had a distinct odor of cow manure, trampled shorelines and large snapping turtles. Today, with stocking programs old farm ponds have turned into a great place to introduce fishing...

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...

Foundation helps youth, clubs, conservation

Encouraging you to apply for grants relating to the outdoor education and participation sports When you think of our Woods-N-Water News, most likely you think of monster whitetail bucks you see on our covers or hopefully the many interesting and helpful articles...