You can’t eat the antlers (but you can eat the hole)

You can’t eat the antlers (but you can eat the hole)

By Andy Duffy I studied the deer through the scope of my rifle. The buck was big; I had no doubt. As he slowly meandered toward the brush, I centered my crosshairs on his vitals. I would have time to either squeeze off a shot or take another bite of my doughnut. I put...
Ladies, Guns and Roosters

Ladies, Guns and Roosters

By Heather Shaw March is a trying time for lovers of the outdoors in Michigan: winter is on its way out the door and spring tugs away at our need for sunshine and greenery. This year, I had a chance to welcome March with a new opportunity, as my Llewellin setter pup...
Hunting Michigan’s Wild Weather

Hunting Michigan’s Wild Weather

By Jason Herbert Climate change? Cyclical weather patterns? Global warming? The natural progression of things? Call it what you want, but the reality is that any deer hunter knows the weather we’ve been gifted these last few seasons has presented some unique...
Following a Dog

Following a Dog

By Dave Veldman Finding myself in a reoccurring situation in one of my oldest grouse covers, that particular day was proving to be just as frustrating. After nearly two hours of pounding every historically birdy cover I could think of, the time was drawing near to...