is a major recreational activity in the Upper Peninsula
of Michigan. Deer, black bear and grouse hunting
is excellent in the fall months. Hunting for other
types of small game, waterfowl, and furbearers is also
The big-game deer season is extremely popular, with
general dispersed camping being quite high during this
time of year. All hunters are required to hold a valid
State of Michigan hunting license and obey all fish
and game regulations.
Autumn marks the beginning of northern Michigans
hunting seasons. Hunters head for the forest and meadows
in search of upland game and waterfowl. The morning
air is crisp and the forest ablaze in beautiful red,
orange, and gold.
You might also notice archery deerhunters in local
shops and restaurants, disguised to look like trees
or piles of leaves. The wild hunting stories that are
shared can only be rivaled by the whoppers told by fishermen.
It's a great time to be in town, and an even better
time to be outdoors.
Hunters from all over the Midwest gather in the Gogebic
area celebrate northern Michigans national holiday,
the opening of rifle whitetail deer season. Fluorescent
orange is the official color as hunters head for camps
throughout northern Michigan. It's such a big
occasion in the Gogebic area that, with half the teachers
and students guaranteed to be gone, many local schools
close for opening day!
Ontonagon and Gogebic counties offer a wide variety
of hunting opportunities, With thousands of acres of
prime hunting land available, both private and public,
for hunters to explore. The Upper Peninsula of Michigan
has been a hunters paradise for many years and with
all the excellent programs that the Michigan DNR has
instituted it should be your best bet for a trophy for
many years to come.
For more information about hunting in Michigan feel
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