The Fly Life

Brian Kozminski, owner of True North Trout Guide Service, penned this excellent essay on fly-tying and fly fishing culture here in Michigan for the Spring 2017 Edition of Michigan Out-of-Doors, which will hit mailboxes later this month. Subscribe today by clicking...
Cisco Troll

Cisco Troll

By David Rose If you’re an angler who loves fishing the Great Lakes, you can’t be anything but troubled by how an ever-growing number of invasive species is altering the environments of these huge inland seas, and, in turn, the populations of gamefish that...

How to Get Lost Tracking Bears at Night

By Richard P. Smith Richard P. Smith, author of Black Bear Hunting, Understanding Michigan Black Bear, and Animal Tracks and Signs of North America, among others, offers a story of what not to do to avoid getting lost in the black bear woods at night.  There’s a world...
Throwback: Michigan Out-of-Doors Interview with Fred Bear

Throwback: Michigan Out-of-Doors Interview with Fred Bear

In January 1979, we published a conversation between two Michigan outdoor legends, our then-editor Ken Lowe, who was inducted into the Michigan Conservation Hall of Fame in 1997, and the godfather of bowhunting, Fred Bear, who was inducted into the Michigan...

Centerfire at Night

By Scott Crawford What do you get when you mix two army veterans, a marine veteran, and night time rimfire only coyote hunting? The answer may surprise you. This article appears in the Winter 2017 edition of Michigan Out-of-Doors magazine. Subscribe by becoming a...