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HUNTING SEASON - Curtis with a doe she shot during the fall season. Curtis attributes her love of hunting to her father, and wants to pass that love on to others.

Student shares experience, promotes safe hunting practices on campus

Nathan Kwapisz, Sports Writer October 7, 2022

Marina Curtis is a criminal justice major who loves to hunt. She got into hunting with the help of her father at a very young age. “My dad, he was a hunter and he just wanted to pass it on and I kind...

SHARP BROW TINES BUD—NMU junior political science major Jake Putala bags an 8-pointer with a 15-inch spread around 8:45 a.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in Baraga County. The buck weighed 132 pounds. Photo courtesy of Jake Putala

Baggin’ less bucks on Opening Day

Jackie Jahfetson November 21, 2019

Opening Day ignites an anticipation for many Yoopers and deer hunters who suit up each year with their orange and camo attire—regardless of the weather—in desire to scope out the biggest buck in the...

TROPHY BAITING BEGINS—Archery deer hunting season is now open until Nov. 14, with a few slight regulation changes on baiting zones. Hunters who choose to bait must not exceed 2 gallons at a time, and bait must be scattered. Restricted baiting zones are in affect in parts of Dickinson and Menominee counties. Photo courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources

DNR adds new baiting zone rules

Jackie Jahfetson October 10, 2019

October marks the end of McCarty beach days, but it brings on a new game for many Yoopers and avid huntsmen. Fawns linger in the beaten fields. Does vie for some white-tailed buck affection. And with...

Hunters prepare for opening day of firearm season

Amanda Monthei November 15, 2012

While most people are preparing to go home next week for Thanksgiving, the first event in an overwhelming month of family get-togethers and parties, some students will be celebrating another “holiday”...

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