Upland and Waterfowl Hunting

Grouse, Woodcock, Ducks and Geese

As the summer winds down and the evenings develop a slight chill, our minds go to the amazing birds that inhabit our area and the Autumn memories that will be created.  Michigan is one of the top 3 states for grouse hunting and the “king of the gamebirds” thrives well here, especially in Northern Michigan.

Additionally, with our abundance of water and the natural navigation migrating waterfowl use the Great Lakes for, we can have some amazingly diverse waterfowl hunts.  Not only do we see mallards and teal, but also Goldeneyes, Redheads, Greater Scaup (aka Bluebills) and even the occasional Canvasback and Pintail.  Late season most always ensures the diver species on the Bays.

Hawkins Outfitters offers many different options for chasing upland and waterfowl species.  Whether it is grouse and woodcock over stylish English Setters or waterfowl on the rivers, inland lakes or Lake Michigan, you are sure to enjoy a day afield that you won’t soon forget.

Call Cherie at 231-228-7135 to reserve your hunt dates for 2020!  Want variety?  Make it a cast and blast!

2020 Upland Seasons & Rates

Grouse Season:  September 15-November 14 & December 1-January 1

Woodcock:  September 19th-November 2nd

Rates

Half Day:  $400

Full Day:  $550

Pricing is for up to two hunters.  Includes snacks and water/soda.  Full day includes lunch.  Does not include eye protection, blaze orange, shotguns or ammunition.  Shotgun rentals are available for an additional fee.

Additional hunters are $100 up to 4.  For larger parties please call the office at 231-228-7135

2020 Waterfowl Seasons & Rates

**NOTE: These are proposed dates and will be finalized by the Feds later this summer.

Early Teal:  September 1-16th

Regular Goose:  September 1-30th & First Sat in October – December 20th

Regular Duck Season:  First Saturday in October – December 1st

Late Duck Season:  Second weekend in December

Common Snipe:  September 1-Second Saturday in November

Rates

By Kayak  Morning:  $400 / Extended Day:  $550.  Kayaks are sit-on-tops from Diablo Paddlesports, a company that designs their crafts specifically for hunting and flyfishing and are stable for any hunter to shoot from.

By Boat  Morning/Evening:  $400

Layout  Morning/Evening:  $500 / Extended Day:  $650

Pricing is for up to two hunters.  Includes snacks and water/soda.  Does not include eye protection, shotguns or ammunition.  Shotgun rentals are available for an additional fee.

Additional hunters are $100 up to 4.  For larger parties please call the office at 231-228-7135