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Enjoy Free Fishing Weekend!

Enjoy Free Fishing Weekend!

Two days twice a year, families and friends can enjoy one of Michigan’s premier outdoor activities, Michigan Fishing, for FREE!

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Hunter Safety Courses Up and Running

Hunter Safety Courses Up and Running

Hunting is a time-honored tradition here in Michigan. With over eight massively popular seasons, the Great Lake State is a premier hunting ground. Safety is a responsibility of every Hunter. That is why the Michigan DNR offers a number of safety classes related to...

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Michigan Fishing Tournaments

Michigan Fishing Tournaments

With spring finally arriving in the great state of Michigan, it is time to welcome a series of exciting fishing events. Across the state, the Michigan DNR will be facilitating public fishing tournaments. Each tournament is unique in its location, availability and...

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#18 AFRICAN PLAINS GAME HUNT | PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI COMBO

#18 AFRICAN PLAINS GAME HUNT | PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI COMBO

Jannie Otto Safaris - African Plains Game Hunt / Photographic Safari Combo: Jannie Otto has donated a plains game hunt which will take place near Bloemfontein, South Africa. The photographic portion will be conducted in Kruger National Park, South Africa. This will be...

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LUCKY HAT DRAWING FOR A HENRY 45-70 GOLDEN BOY RIFLE

LUCKY HAT DRAWING FOR A HENRY 45-70 GOLDEN BOY RIFLE

West MI Bowhunters Hat Drawing: Highest Bidder wins a special issue West Mi Bowhunters hat. There will only be 12 of these hats issued. One lucky hat owner will be the winner of a "Henry 45-70 Golden Boy Rifle". These rifles are in short supply and currently orders...

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The History—and Future—of Trophy Hunting in North America

The History—and Future—of Trophy Hunting in North America

Just over a century ago, hundreds of record racks and skulls were being amassed in New York City for the National Collection of Heads and Horns. Inscribed above the front entrance was this dedication: In memory of the vanishing big game of the world. At the time, President Theodore Roosevelt, famed naturalist George Bird Grinnell, and other conservation leaders did what seemed illogical in the face of massive big-game species extinction across the continent: They encouraged people to shoot trophy animals.

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Hunting and fishing numbers remain high in Michigan for 2021

Hunting and fishing numbers remain high in Michigan for 2021

Following last year’s surge in Michigan hunting and fishing license sales, officials with the Michigan Wildlife Council say 2021 trends show interest in the time-honored outdoor activities remains high. They also say that means good news for jobs, the economy, and managing the state’s wildlife and other natural resources.

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Member Bonus

All members of the West MI Bowhunters – SCI Chapter receive a free membership to the Michigan United Conservation Clubs (MUCC) as part of their annual dues. MUCC is the largest and strongest lobbying group in Michigan for outdoor enthusiasts. MUCC represents over 250 affiliate clubs and more than 40,000 sportsmen and women.

West MI Bowhunters will submit your information to MUCC for membership. Once enrolled with MUCC, you will receive regular monthly ‘Conservation Insider’ updates via email. You will also be able to log onto the MUCC website, set up a personal account, and access digital copies of its quarterly Michigan Out-of-Doors Magazine.

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