ESCANABA—Les Johnson of Predator Quest will be on hand to lend his expertise on predator calling and hunting at the 51st annual U.P. Trappers Outdoor Expo in Escanaba, on July 12-13 at the U.P. State Fairgrounds.
Tony Scarlassara and Gary Rose spent the day at the Wing Sport Shooting Preserve located in Crystal Falls at the Listening Inn Bed & Breakfast Lodge. Challenging covers of corn and wildlife mix with pines and poplar cut-over made perfect cover for birds and great a training situation for the dogs. The preserve is open May through January for hunting and training. Reservations are requested. For fall hunts, ringneck and blue melanistic mutant pheasants and chukar partridge can be reserved. Hunting packages are available. More information can be obtained at www.thelisteninginn.com or by calling 906-822-7738. (Kufahl photo)
Jacob Tomasoski landed this nice 26-1/2-inch walleye while fishing with his dad, Tony, on their “favorite” Iron County lake this past weekend. They finished the day with a total of eight fish over 20 inches. (Tomasoski photo)
The Minier family from Sagola climbs aboard the pontoon boat with fishing poles ready to catch the winning fish during the second annual Wildlife Unlimited Family Fishing Day. The boat was being driven by WU member Floyd Dropps.
Shooting the Lower Hemlock Rapids on the Paint River is exciting for the more experienced canoer. IRON COUNTY—In the northwoods, Iron County is blessed with many good canoe and kayaking streams. The Paint and Brule Rivers are considered the best all around choices for paddling. Each stream has sections that can be selected by advanced paddlers,
Women learned about outdoor first aid and survival along with seven other programs like geocaching, fishing, fitness, disc golf and campfire cooking at Bewabic State Park on June 18 for the Total Woman in the Outdoors program.