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Jun 26, 2017

What does the future of the digital age hold for the outdoors and conservation for all of us?

Ron Siegle talks about the new Allband Center for Education and Wildlife Research (ACEWR)

  1. Allband began as a need for phone service in North Eaastern Michigan where no service or infrastructure had ever existed before.
  2. Began...


Jun 19, 2017

Mike takes his son to NE Michigan for a father son trout fishing trip before he takes his son to college.

  1. New waders
  2. Fishing on the Black River
  3. Mosquitos are terrible
  4. Driving through the Pigeon River Elk Refuge area
  5. Have to get mosquito spray!
  6. Day two fishing on the Pigeon River
  7. Catching a few fish
  8. Bald Eagle sighting...


Jun 12, 2017

Our open house led to a deer management discussion for most of the evening.

Talking fawn recruitment

  1. Dan seen first fawn
  2. Mike's camp has few live fawns roaming the property
  3. Seen 6 dead fawns so far
  4. What is the cause
  5. Seen few pregnant does on trail cameras
  6. What does too many does do to the buck stress and...


Jun 5, 2017

Dan gets to use his new UTV for the first time.

  1. The good
  2. The Bad
  3. The unexpected with using the UTV
  4. Changes to be made to it

Dan gets to see his logging project for the first time

  1. Got to see photos of it before he arrived at the property
  2. Shocking to see it for the first time
  3. Deer are already using the new cut...


May 29, 2017

 Mike explains the ups and downs of planting a food plot for the first time

Segment 1, Getting the seed

  1. Don' t loan you tools out!
  2. Going to get the seed
  3. Heading north to camp to plant
  4. Getting stopped by the cops

Segment 2, Getting ready to plant

  1. Rise and shine
  2. Heading to the field
  3. Spreading the GroGanix and figuring...