BEAVER PROBLEMS

Beaver populations have been relatively high for many decades due to lack of extensive trapping and abundant beaver food habitat like aspen. Beaver can cause considerable problems for county road commissions, other government road maintenance personnel, private land...

Lake Superior: Our Sleeping GIANT

  Lake Superior is Michigan’s sleeping giant. The largest of all five Great Lakes, Lake Superior encompasses almost 32,000 square miles of water. To put that in perspective, Lake Erie has about 1/3 the water mass of Lake Superior. With all that water, it would...

DEER FUNNELS . . . . The path to success!

Both my son Greg and I are inventors, over the years we had developed many new hunting tactics along with new patented hunting products that had sustained our A-Way Hunting Products business for many years. Lately though we had become so busy with our new “A-Way...

EARLY GOOSE SEASON

It was the raspy sound of huge wings beating at close range that sent my heart pounding. I couldn’t get the safety off my Winchester 12 ga. fast enough as the morning silence was broken by loud blasts from Scott Goldammer’s Super Black Eagle and giant Canada geese...

TURKEY POACHERS … Face Stiff Fines and Penalties

After this past winter I was surprised how many turkeys survived, especially in northern Michigan. I was glad to see so many moving around where I live during the mating season of April and May. Several times I had to stop my truck in order to let roaming toms cross...

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...