A River Reborn

A River Reborn

Dam removals on the Boardman River improve health of fishery, ecosystem By Nate Winkler, Biologist for Conservation Resource Alliance Cover Photo: Michigan Out-of-Doors Editor Nick Green poses with a 22-plus-inch brown trout caught on the Boardman River below Brown...
After Ice Pike

After Ice Pike

By Blake Sherburne Every winter, the same thing happens. My life-long fishing buddy, Kenny, and I spend just about every possible moment on our local rivers chasing steelhead. As all steelheaders know, sometimes the bites are few and far between. During the long bouts...
Family Support

Family Support

By Shawn Stafford At 40 years old, I’m fortunate to have hunted across the US and to provide quality, wild meat to my family. Even with that said, I had never killed a wild turkey. I will admit that it is mainly due to the fact that, growing up, there was no...
Making a Hunter

Making a Hunter

This article was originally published in the 2020 winter edition of Michigan Out-of-Doors — Michigan’s premium outdoor journal. By: Shaun McKeon The path to becoming a hunter is a different road for each individual. Some people are seemingly born into the...