Written by ironcountylodging on April 15, 2016
Spring Turkey Hunt Can’t Be Missed!
Those three words make me smile ear to ear! Everything looks so different in the early spring. With the snow finally gone revealing the earth below, you can really see every contour of the ground. Without the raspberries, nettle and other thick vegetation hiding the forest floor, it’s like a whole new playground to explore.
Spring turkey hunt season is on my mind. We had turkeys moving through our property all winter. We’d see the highway
Written by ironcountylodging on November 11, 2014
Michigan Whitetail Deer Hunting Forecasts Successful Hunting
JANET ROHDE, PHOTO BY KEVIN ZINI
Deer hunters will take to the woods on Nov. 15 for the opening of firearm deer season in Michigan in pursuit of big bucks like this Iron County trophy whitetail. (Kevin Zini photo)
LANSING—The leading reason many individuals participate in deer hunting is simply the opportunity to spend time outdoors with friends and family, but actually harvesting a deer is still very
Written by ironcountylodging on October 29, 2014
Hunting Tradition In Iron County
Hunting and fishing are a big part of life in Iron County. White tail deer, ruffed grouse, and bear are three of the most popular seasons which make up the area’s great trophy hunting.
White Tail Deer
No other game animal has captured the hunter’s heart like the white tail deer. About 1.2 million licenses are sold annually to over 800,000 deer hunters during the archery, firearm, and muzzle loading season. Today Michigan’s deer herd is one of
Written by ironcountylodging on October 6, 2014
The calendar tells us when hunting in Michigan begins, but cooler temperatures trigger our instincts. Michigan hunting offers an abundance of public lands to hunt deer, bear, turkey, grouse, waterfowl and other wildlife. So site in your scope or draw your bow. From big game to small, the thrill of the hunt is Pure Michigan.
Duck, Duck, Goose: Waterfowl Hunting Options Abound in Michigan
Written By Outdoorhub.com
When you think of waterfowl hunting meccas, places like Stuttgart, North Platte, Eastern Shore, and the
Written by ironcountylodging on May 14, 2014
The signiﬁcance of it may have gone unnoticed by many, but to hunters Monday, April 21, was a big day in Michigan – opening day of spring turkey-hunting season. Michigan annually ranks among the top 10 states in the union for wild turkey harvest – an almost astounding fact, as 100 years ago there wasn’t a wild turkey to be found in the state. Though experts believe the state was home to around 100,000 birds in preColum bian times, the
Written by ironcountylodging on April 23, 2014
Don’t miss the chance to hunt wild turkey
LANSING—Missed the ap- plication period for a springturkey license? Opportunitiesfor licenses are still available. New this year, spring turkey hunters may purchase a Hunt 234 license, a statewide hunting license valid for all open areas except public lands in Unit ZZ(southern Lower Peninsula and Beaver Island). Hunters can purchase a Hunt 234 license through May 31. Turkey hunters may also purchase a leftover license forareas where licenses are stillavailable. For a list of availablelicenses, go to www.michigan.gov/huntdrawings. Licenseswill be sold until quotas aremet. “Michigan has been rankedtop ten in the nation for turkeyharvest on an annual basis by the National Wild TurkeyFederation,” said
Written by ironcountylodging on February 27, 2014
LANSING— Starting Saturday, March 1, Michigan sportsmen and women will see something they haven’t witnessed in many years: changes to the state’s hunting,ﬁshing and ORV license options – a lineup that hadn’t undergone real change since 1997. The changes are happening for good reason. The new license structure provides a simpler license- buying experience, brings Michigan’s license options and prices in line with those of other states, and generates the revenue necessary to deliver the best in outdoor recreation opportunities.
Written by ironcountylodging on November 18, 2013
As we roll into day 4 of the 2013 Michigan Firearm Deer Season here in Iron County, from some reports it looks like hunters are seeing some success despite the mild temperatures we saw this weekend. But for those of you who still haven’t seen a buck there still plenty of time! With firearm deer season going til November 30th hunters have many more opportunities to bag that trophy buck.
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Written by ironcountylodging on November 14, 2013
2013 Michigan Firearm Whitetail Deer Season
With opening day just a day away, hunters will begin to leave for the north woods. Thousands of hunters will take to the woods this weekend to hopefully take down that trophy buck. With the season open thru November 30th, hunters will have a two week period of time to seek that elusive buck and fill up their freezers. Statewide, hunting success and hunter satisfaction increased, the 2013 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects report said,
Written by ironcountylodging on November 12, 2013
Iron County Whitetail Deer Hunting Firearm Season Opens 11/15/13
Archery hunters have been in the woods, the creek bottoms, and the brushy belts that wrap around agricultural ground since the beginning of October and will take a break as the firearm season brings out the hunters in significant numbers. Beginning with opening day and extending over the course of the two-week firearm season, more than half a million hunters are expected to take part.
The folks at the Michigan Department of Natural