BIG U.P. BLACK BEAR

Rural Menominee County resident Mark Hanna bagged one of the biggest black bears ever known to have been taken in the state on the evening of September 25 while hunting over bait. The enormous bruin had a dressed weight of 640 to 650 pounds and a live weight of around...

2018 Deer Harvest and Hunters Down

The decline in the number of deer hunters in Michigan continued during 2018 along with the deer harvest, according to preliminary figures released by the DNR. Although the total deer harvest was down during 2018 compared to the year before, more whitetails were...

Manistee County… Booner Bear

Last September, John Koon from Manistee bagged a black bear with a skull large enough to qualify for national records maintained by the Boone and Crockett Club in Manistee County, according to Commemorative Bucks of Michigan. CBM measurers came up with an official...

Chris Reed…The Rolling Hunter’s MONSTER BUCK

One of the biggest bucks bagged in Michigan during 2018 seasons was collected by a hunter Chris Reed from Constantine. Chris, also known as the Rolling Hunter, is setting an example for others like him that are disabled, showing them that his disability doesn’t keep...

2018 Bear Harvest

The Michigan bear harvest by hunters during 2018 was the lowest it has been for the past four years, according to preliminary registration figures released by the DNR, but the low harvest does not mean there has been a decline in the bear population. In fact, there...