Field & Stream Opens First Store in Michigan

For Those Who Love the Outdoors The first Michigan Field & Stream Specialty Store opened in Troy in early March. They hosted a large four-day grand opening to celebrate the eleventh store nationwide to the Oakland Mall location. The official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Thursday, March 26. Field & Stream, a specialty retail concept carrying the best brands to meet the evolving needs of hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts welcomed media for guided tours to get to know … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Outdoor Adventure

Outdoorama this Weekend! With the mild winter thus far, it’s easy to imagine getting outdoors earlier and more often in the coming months. For 39 years Outdoorama has examined many of the time tested and family friendly activities that Michiganians love to do.  Hunting, fishing and boating are all well represented at this year’s event held at the Suburban Collection Showroom (formally Rock Financial Showplace) in Novi. All the latest rods and reels, fishing boats and marine accessories … [Read more...]

Church Minister Found Dead

Jeremy King (Worship Minister at Rochester Church of Christ and employee of Rochester College) died sometime Tuesday evening while bow hunting alone in Holly. His body was found very late in the evening Tuesday. From what we know at this time, it seems he fell from his platform or while climbing the 25 feet to reach his platform. Jeremy was only 31 years old. He and his wife, Veronica, are Rochester College alumni, and very connected in the college community. Veronica teaches at the Rochester … [Read more...]

Why Do Men Enjoy Hunting So Much?

Dear Crabby, My husband is a hunter and every November he takes off for a whole week with his buddies! He seldom comes back with anything more than just stories and excuses of why the "big one got away!" Should I support this type of behavior? Sincerely, Deer Hunting Widow Dear Deer Hunting Widow, The mysteries of men and their adventurous spirits are intriguing, aren't they? Yours truly was once a young man who was lured up north by the thrill of the hunt, too. I thought it would be … [Read more...]