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Can-Am Releases 2015 Line Up

There is big news from Can-Am and BRP today. They aren’t just releasing one new machine or a couple of new features. The Can-Am and BRP 2015 Line Up includes multiple all-new models, a new Rotax engine, numerous model enhancements … Continue reading

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  • Michigan’s Youth Hunting Programs Keep Sporting Traditions Strong, Sep 17, 2014

    When our son was three, he started going afield to goose hunt with us. Waterfowl hunting is a great way to teach kids about hunting and conservation.

    Most of us who hunt come from families of hunters. The love for the sport gets passed down from one generation to the next, with fathers and mothers looking on with pride as sons and daughters take to the field. With the rich tradition of hunting ingrained in the DNA of the state of Michigan, it does the heart good to see how the state has embraced our youthful hunters. I can remember the first time I went deer hunting. I was very young, not able at the time to carry a rifle of my own. My father has passed away several years before, so Ted, a family friend, asked my mother whether I could...

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  • Best Bets for Michigan Deer Hunters, Sep 10, 2014

    Deer hunting is a great family tradition and even more fun when shared with kids. Special youth seasons and mentoring licenses help make future hunters.

    While Michigan offers hunters a plethora of amazing hunting opportunities, deer hunting ranks first in popularity among the state's sportsmen and women. With a huge population of whitetails and a virtual army of hunters going afield each fall, Michigan is a great destination for hunters looking to take part in the rich tradition. With the severity of last winter, the landscape for deer hunters has changed slightly. Still, the outlook is outstanding for another great Michigan deer hunting season. Baby it’s cold outside Last winter was brutal, not only in Michigan, but also across most of...

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  • Five Steps for Making Your Own “Hail Mary” Food Plot, Sep 09, 2014

    When clearing out land for a late-season plot, the author likes to use a wheeled line trimmer. It lets him get a good idea what’s under the grass as he's going and lets him decide what gets cut and what doesn’t.

    You can’t open a deer hunting magazine or read through a blog these days without seeing everything and anything about food plots. Of course, the reason behind all that publicity is that food plots simply work. Many of you have put in food plots on your hunting land already, but there are a few reasons to consider adding another at the last minute. Perhaps life got in the way of you putting one in earlier. I know that happens to me more often than I care to admit. Or maybe you have some, but have found the deer are moving in other areas and you want to make a little “honey hole.”...

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  • Five Reasons Why Michigan is the Best State for Hunting Woodcock, Sep 02, 2014

    Woodcock hunting is a great way for families to spend time in the woods.

    Upland hunters often aspire to bag the American woodcock, one of Michigan’s most challenging birds to hunt. Woodcock, or "timber doodles" as they are nicknamed, are small birds that inhabit cover similar to that of the ruffed grouse. Michigan is prime breeding ground for woodcock and as such, is a true hunting destination for those up to the challenge. There are some great reasons to chase doodles this fall across Michigan. 1. There’s lots of them Woodcock numbers are stable according to data reported to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). According to hunter surveys from...

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  • 2014 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP ATV, Aug 26, 2014

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    Polaris has been making the Sportsman ATV line for many years and it is one of the most popular sport/utility vehicles on the market. As Polaris has evolved, so too have the Sportsman ATVs. For 2014, the Sportsman 850 XP has proven to have just about everything an ATV rider could want. I have had the great fortune of spending a good amount of time aboard the Sportsman 850 XP and it rapidly became one of my favorite machines. Great power, suspension, handling, and ergonomics, along with the...

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