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DEER SEASON - NMU student and hunter Sydney Kapp with the deer she shot this season.

Michigan DNR Releases Statistics on 2022 Firearm Season

Emily Seven, Contributing Writer December 9, 2022

Hunters all across Michigan bundled up to celebrate the start of firearm season on Nov. 15. The date also signified the end of archery season, which began Oct. 1.  Although this year brought new regulations,...

FALL FISHING SEASON—A local fisher catches a small mouth bass. With the fall season in fall swing, its a prime time to fish in the Marquette area. Dallas Wiertella/NW

Plentiful fishing opportunities surround Marquette area

Dallas Wiertella, Staff Writer October 7, 2021

Fishing is a familiar activity for students attending Northern Michigan University, and the Marquette area offers opportunities in magnitude with lakes and rivers all around. With locations ranging from...

Photo courtesy of John Pepin

Watch out for riptides; lake safety

Peter Smedley June 4, 2021

Summertime at the beach, a warm breeze and kids shouting at the temperature of the water are all familiar sights around the Great Lakes. While there is no chance of a shark attack on these waters, 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...

Law affects wolf hunt

Jon Young December 6, 2012

Roughly nine months ago wolves were taken off the endangered species list in Michigan for the first time since being placed there in 1973. On Thursday, Nov. 29 a possible wolf hunting season got one...

Briefs 11/29/12

NW Staff November 29, 2012

State News The DNR has announced three cougar sightings in the U.P. this week, one of which was found in northern Marquette County and the other two near the Wisconsin border of Menominee County....

Wolves should not be hunted

Hannah Fermanich November 15, 2012

A new bill in Michigan could change the fate of gray wolves. Senate Bill 1350 would designate gray wolves as a game species and authorize an open hunting season on these animals. Gray wolves were recently...

Flyfishing offers unique experience between seasons

Amanda Monthei October 18, 2012

In the weeks between fall colors and early-season snow, it’s tough to find something to help pass the time outside in the Upper Peninsula. With rain, wind and chilly temperatures seriously hindering...

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