Hunting & fishing licenses sales on the rise; increase in female participation

Man walks through wooded area while grouse hunting

FOX17 Morning Mix

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted our lives in many different ways, but one change has actually been for the better, more and more people are enjoying Michigan's great outdoors. It's the perfect place everyone can safely social distance while participating in activities such as fishing and hunting.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources reports fishing and hunting license sales are up sharply this year, including among women.

Rachel Leightner of the Michigan DNR discusses the increasing female participation in hunting and fishing.

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