Exploring Michigan’s Wetland Wonders

Exploring Michigan’s Wetland Wonders

By Nick Green ‘Quack,’ ‘quack,’ ‘quack,’ ‘quack,’ ‘quack’ – the hail call turned the ducks over the refuge, and as if they were on a string, they b-lined straight for us. A patented “mallard circle” ensued, and a soft feed...
Tips for Soundproofing your Treestand

Tips for Soundproofing your Treestand

By Darin Potter Thoughts of my first treestand quickly come to mind each time I set foot in the woods and attach all of my treestands prior to archery season. In the fall of 1990, I remember asking my dad if we could build a ladder stand out of wood a month before my...
My First, Last Grouse

My First, Last Grouse

In this fall 2018 article, Editor Nick Green reflects on his grandfather, their grouse pursuits and his reintroduction to a sport that his grandfather revered. The feature photo was taken by Michigan Out-of-Doors Communications Intern Mikayla Carter during a training...
A Friend of the Grouse: The Roger Moore Legacy

A Friend of the Grouse: The Roger Moore Legacy

By Jay Dowd “During a few phone conversations with him, I was able to gather that his immense love for grouse was only overshadowed by his love of bird dogs. One didn’t have to look too far down the list to see he also had a fondness for good double guns and a...
Strategies for Harvesting Swamp Bucks

Strategies for Harvesting Swamp Bucks

Kevin Vistisen, who hosts the popular Deer Hunter Podcast, has taken plenty of swamp bucks like the one above. He uses the strategies in this article to ensure that his arrow meets a mature whitetail each season (Photo: Kevin Vistisen). By Darren Warner Slowly...