Outdoors

Happy trails

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Horseback riders (from left) Annie Johnson, Leann Koski and Vicky Barnett made their way along the ATV trail for a leisurely ride between the Sunset Lake and Fortune Lake areas.

Opening day first buck

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Dominick Brunswick, 12, bagged his first buck on opening day at 7:15 a.m. with a Savage 243. He was hunting with his dad, Tom.

2020 Michigan deer season preview

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According to the Michgan DNR, overall the Upper Peninsula deer herd seemed to fare well during last year’s winter. This Iron County buck photo was taken at the beginning of November.

Big 8-point with crossbow

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Kayla Carlson of Crystal Falls harvested an 8-point buck with a crossbow on Nov. 1, a day with high winds. She hunted with father, Jamie Carlson. (submitted photo)