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Ski areas make improvements

December 2, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Skiers and boarders can look forward to the coming winter season with plenty of places to enjoy snow-filled slopes and trails,  according to the Michigan Snowsports Industries... more »»

Doubling U.P.

December 2, 2014 Rich Larson of Iron Mountain shot two bucks in Iron County on the opening day of the Michigan firearm hunt. The first buck was a 9-pointer with a 13 1/2-inch spread. more »»

Deer hunt winds down; ice forming on Great Lakes

November 29, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Sunday is the final day of firearm deer hunts in both Michigan and Wisconsin. While harvest numbers are down, Patti Teske of Florence Sport & Bait in Florence, Wis. more »»

Opening day success

November 29, 2014 Elliott Walters of Powers connected on a seven-point, 180-pound buck at 7:15 a.m. on the opening day of the Michigan firearm season. The rack measured a 15-inch spread. more »»

‘Ask the DNR’ to air Thursday on Channel 13

November 29, 2014 MARQUETTE — “Ask the DNR” returns to WNMU-TV Channel 13 on Thursday, Dec. 4, at 8 p.m. (Eastern time). more »»

Trap shooting team organizes

November 29, 2014 FLORENCE, Wis. — The Florence County Dusters youth trap shooting team will hold an organizational meeting on Monday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m. at Florence High School. more »»

Whitefish spearing is Upper Peninsula adventure

November 25, 2014 CRYSTAL?FALLS?—Fishing lake whitefish in a few deep native whitefish lakes in the western Upper Peninsula by using a spear has been taking place since historical times. more »»

Bucks 'still very active' for Wisconsin opener

November 22, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Wisconsin’s nine-day gun deer season opens today. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources reports that the rut is past its peak, but bucks are still very active. more »»

Bennan Lake ski trail closed temporarily

November 22, 2014 IRON RIVER — Portions of the Ge Che Cross Country Ski Trail in the Ottawa National Forest will be temporarily closed, said Iron River District Ranger Norman Nass. more »»

Sagola club to host show

November 22, 2014 CHANNING —The Sagola Township Sportsmen’s Club is hosting a gun and knife show on Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6. The traditional February show will still be held the weekend after Tip-Up Tow. more »»

Nifty nine

November 22, 2014 Allen Bjorkman of Niagara, Wis., harvested this big nine-point buck during the Wisconsin archery season. more »»

Trail photo contest

November 17, 2014 Wildlife Unlimited of Dickinson County (WUDC) continues to sponsor a Trail Camera contest in preparation for its 2015 banquet. more »»

Wisconsin offers discounts on first-time license purchases

November 17, 2014 MADISON — In its third year, the first-time buyer license continues to provide an opportunity to explore Wisconsin’s outdoors at an affordable price. more »»

Public comments sought on gray wolf plan update

November 17, 2014 LANSING (AP) — State officials are inviting the public to comment as they revise a plan for overseeing Michigan’s gray wolf population. more »»

Crossbow success

November 17, 2014 Domenic Pritchard, 8, shot his first deer on Nov. 1, hunting with his dad, Andy, in Faithorn. Domenic used a crossbow to shoot this three- pointer. more »»

Hermansville buck

November 17, 2014 Cody Whitens of Hermansville, and his sister Katelyn, show the seven-point buck he took with a bow on the Mighty Deer Lick Farm earlier this month. more »»

Plenty of snow for deer opener

November 15, 2014 IRON MOUNTAIN — Today is the opener of Michigan’s firearm deer season, a day many people in the area wait for all year. more »»

Forest trails not yet ready

November 15, 2014 RHINELANDER, Wis. — The arrival of the first major snow storm has many recreation enthusiasts ready to hit the trails, but trails on the Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest aren’t quite ready. more »»

Trophy 12

November 15, 2014 Lane Holsworth of Iron Mountain shot this 12-pointer with his bow while hunting in Wisconsin on Halloween. The buck weighed 175 pounds. more »»

Licensing changes in effect for deer season

November 10, 2014 LANSING — As opening day of Michigan’s firearm deer season on Saturday quickly approaches, hunters are busy preparing gear, scouting, choosing hunting sites, and making sure everything is in order... more »»



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