Here we sit, impatiently waiting for the time to go by so we can hit the woods after a big gobbler. By the way it would be nice if winter is over before gobbler season comes in, but the way things are going this year it might not be.
Bowhunting editor dies suddenly
Mike Strandlund, the longtime editor of Minnetonka-based Bowhunting World magazine and a member of the Bowhunters Hall of Fame, died recently while vacationing in the Philippines. He was 56.
Fish-wildlife agency gets cash boost
The President’s Fiscal Year 2014 budget request would provide $1.6 billion for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service — an increase of $76.4 million over the 2012 level — to fund the agency’s high priority needs, USFWS officials said.
Reward offered after elephant shot at circus event in Mississippi
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Tupelo City Police are investigating the shooting of an Asian elephant that was touring with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus.
Club will host fishing day for disabled veterans
The Cumberland Outdoor Club will host a Disabled Veterans Fishing Outing on May 4 from noon to 4 p.m. at club grounds near Oldtown.
No CWD in recently tested deer
The Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service submitted samples from 278 deer during 2012-2013 to be tested for the presence of chronic wasting disease.
- Black bear activity on upswing in Md.
Wildlife harassment upsetting
I’m an avid outdoors person and saw some terrible things on the tow path this weekend in Cumberland. Perhaps someone could do a small article about sharing the outdoors with our wildlife and the importance of leaving nature alone.
The size of the fight in the dog
At the beginning of my book, “Native Queen,” there is an author’s note in which I point out that I believe, as did my father, that there are three seasons in a year, not four.
Hunt without passing course in West Virginia
The West Virginia Apprentice Hunting and Trapping License (Class AH) is now available, according to Frank Jezioro, director of the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources.
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