Adrian Knopps, who shared a river delta with bears and wolves, was pelted by rain the entire time.
“Reported pictures on trail cameras are giving many hunters high hopes for the coming season both for larger bucks and successful antlerless harvests.”
Hunters expecting to go about business as usual this fall should take a few minutes to familiarize themselves with the new rules.
Basso Design Group, the premier digital marketing agency, has developed and launched a new website that is a community for hunters to share photos and statistics for bucks shot in Michigan.
A Downriver man and his step-brother have pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges after hunting deer in Warren.
The 25-year-old told officers that the dead-end sign already had bullet holes in it when he arrived, and he therefore thought it was okay to shoot it again,
Two suspected bow hunters accused of killing a deer in violation of Warren’s hunting ban are now facing a four-year felony charge for cruelty to animals.
The 2012 firearm deer season wrapped up late last week, and the Department of Natural Resources says hunter reports from around the state have been mostly positive.
A disease that began killing deer last summer has now wiped out more than 8,000 whitetails in Michigan.
The numbers amount to a statewide decrease of 47,550 licenses from last year, although the number available in the Upper Peninsula will rise slightly because the deer population there is trending upward.