Greenwing Customs: Built from the ground up

Greenwing Customs: Built from the ground up

By Nick Green The lathe whirled as he pressed his wooden-handled shapers into the block of acrylic. The dull hum of the lathe and rhythmic ‘tap,’ ‘tap,’ ‘tap’ from the acrylic pieces hitting the window above him sounded like a metronome keeping time. Dimly lit, the...
Poor Man’s Food Plot

Poor Man’s Food Plot

By: Jason Herbert “Sure honey.” I wasn’t going to bite. I’ve been married long enough to detect the slight tone of sarcasm in her voice. “Go ahead. Take as much money as you want to plant food plots for the deer. While you’re at it, do you want to...
Tips for Managing a Hunting Property

Tips for Managing a Hunting Property

By: James Neff The latest report shows that nearly 102 million, or 40 percent of Americans participated in some type of wildlife activity, be it fishing, wildlife-watching or hunting. Many hunters dream of having their own hunting land, and if you’re one of them who...
A New Director, a Different Direction?

A New Director, a Different Direction?

New Department of Natural Resources Director Dan Eichinger assumed his appointment on January 1. Many in the conservation community have asked what his priorities will be, and Michigan Out-of-Doors Editor Nick Green sat down with Eichinger for a question-and-answer...
Man’s best friend can be his best hunting buddy this fall

Man’s best friend can be his best hunting buddy this fall

by Andy Duffy “How fragile is the chariot that bears the human soul,” wrote Emily Dickinson. How fragile, too, I suppose, is the chariot that bears public opinion. How else do we explain the pummeling the popularity of beagles has taken across the past 60 years or so?...