Small Game & Waterfowl Hunting
The thrill of the hunt in Michigan is something that is best experienced in Newaygo County. Our region features a wide variety of small game and water fowl, everything from coyote to hare and woodcock to pheasant, something for every hunting enthusiast.
Plan Your Hunt
Small game hunting is a popular sport in Newaygo County, whether for food or sport. From early September through late March, hunters find our region to be rich with opportunities for hunting rabbits, squirrel and numerous waterfowl. In addition to seasonal hunts, hunters can take to the woods and fields year-round to hunt many variety of small game animals including: skunk,red squirrel, porcupine, feral hog, and opossum.
Michigan ranks in the top three for Canada goose harvest and hunters in the nation, and top 10 for average annual sales of Federal Duck Stamps. The plentiful waterways of Newaygo County make our region an ideal spot for your Michigan waterfowl hunting adventure. Our area features a rich heritage of waterfowl hunting, offering hunters an abundance of places to layout their hunt and launch a skiff or jon boat.
Stories from the Field
Trail Time & Hot Toddies
Instead of toiling the winter days away, cooped up indoors, why not venture out for some trail time and toddies? Newaygo County is the perfect destination for such an adventure, and we are going to tell you right where to start! Gear up! First….are you going to...
Feel the ADRENALINE… with the world’s heaviest motorsport!
A need for power and speed is a desire dating back to the chariot races of ancient Rome. It’s a safe bet to say that there is no other sport quite like Truck and Tractor Pulling. The guys and gals that harness these incredibly high-powered machines on the weekends are...
Winter Hiking – Questions From a Newbie
Excited to throw 2020 behind me & crush all the goals in 2021, I signed up for the North Country Trail Hike 100 Challenge. Ambitious, as I’ve only hiked a handful of times in my life, but why not make 2021 my year? I embarked on my first hike in the first few...
Deer Hunter’s Must-Do in Newaygo County
The trees are bare, the air is crisp and the calendar has just flipped to November… In Northern Michigan, that means deer hunters are headed to the woods! If you haven’t tried your luck in the deer woods of Newaygo County, we recommend checking it out. With...
Christmas Season Festivities
I grew up in Newaygo country. My memories of the area are rich odes to the senses. There’s the feeling of the cold river running over my feet in the summer, sunlight on my face as it blinked through the rustling tree branches along the bank. There was the taste of...
Plan Your Hunt
Newaygo is the perfect hub to begin your hunting adventure. Whether you are planning an overnight stay or a week long hunt, we have the the perfect spot to rest your head. What are you waiting for?