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Flash Flood Watch in effect for entire Thumb-region until 4:00am Friday morning   Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:31:33 EDT
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the entire Thumb-region in effect until 4:00am Friday. The watch covers Bay, Genesee, Huron, Lapeer, Saginaw, Sanilac and Tuscola Counties. Additional rounds of heavy rainfall are expected into Friday morning in the region.  Full story...

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Thumb Area Outdoors - Hunting

Thumb Area Outdoors is your source for outdoor sports and activities in the Thumb.


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  • Big Game (deer, elk, etc)
  • Birds (turkey, waterfowl, etc)
  • Fish
  • Furbearers


    DNR Shows (segmented)

  • 2015-04-23 DNR Show.mp3

  • 2014-11-13 DNR Show.mp3

  • 2014-10-09 DNR Show.mp3


    Important Hunting Dates

    Hunting Seasons for 2014-2015

    Dates vary by zone. Please check with your Local DNR office for more info

    Species Season Dates
    Black Bear Sept 10-Oct 26
    Cottontail Rabbit and Snowshoe Hare Sept 15-Mar 31
    Crow Aug 1-Sept 30 & Feb 1-Mar 31
    Early Antlerless Firearm Sept 20-21
    Youth and 100 Percent Disabled Veterans Sept 20-21
    Independence Hunt Oct 16-19
    Archery Oct 1-Nov 14 & Dec 1-Jan 1
    Regular Firearm Nov 15-30
    Muzzleloading Dec 5-14, Dec 5-21
    Late Antlerless Firearm Dec 22-Jan 1
    Elk Aug 26-29, Sept 12-15, Sept 26-29, Dec 6-14, Jan 14-18
    Pheasant (male only) Oct 10-31, Oct 20-Nov 14, Dec 1-Jan 1
    Quail Oct 20-Nov 14
    Ruffed Grouse Sept 15-Nov 14 & Dec 1-Jan 1
    Sharp-tailed Grouse Oct 10-31
    Squirrel Fox and Gray
    (black phase included)
    Sept 15-Mar 1
    Wild Turkey (Fall Season) Sept 15-Nov 14
    Woodcock Sept 21-Nov 4

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