- Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 December 2012 10:52
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Last week I did a short piece on the fact that many hunters are seeing far fewer deer this season than last. Some hunters are wondering if too many deer have been harvested. Others have mused that the hemorrhagic disease (HD) outbreak was worse than we thought, and still others felt that the incredible acorn crop was to blame.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 October 2013 10:58
- Published on Sunday, 02 December 2012 10:57
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Increased enforcement and toughened penalties aim to protect booming oyster stocks from unscrupulous thieves
Newport News — This year Virginia Marine Police will combat oyster theft by air, land and sea in an intensive effort to crush what has become an epidemic of poaching. The public oyster season is now open.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 11:36
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Fishing is slow due to few anglers but the actual action is pretty decent considering the weather.
Aqualand (301-259-0572) reported slow fishing activity by customers. But, they did hear of one angler that went downriver and filled the cooler. They think it was catfish and a few striped bass.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 November 2012 13:10
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A Pennsylvania deer tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) prompting Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) to announce that deer hunters who are successful hunting in the Keystone State may not bring back a whole deer to Virginia. Only boned out and wrapped meat, quarters of
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 13:06
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Thanksgiving is this week and in four weeks we will be celebrating Christmas. These two times of year are joyous times that we typically spend with family and outdoorsmen and women spend quite a bit more time afield too. With more of us in the woods and on the water there is a need for safety reminders so that time stays joyous and we all go home at the end of the day to tell fun stories about our time afield.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 November 2012 11:46
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Fishing reports continue to be few and scattered although what we hear about striper fishing is good. Hunting for small game continues to be very good with plenty of squirrels and rabbits. Foxes are abundant too. Deer hunters are seeing a few more deer now. The rut seems to be in now with bucks chasing does and chasing other bucks off too.