- Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:05
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As our deer season progresses, more and more anecdotal evidence and hard facts are coming to the surface regarding our local deer herd. While Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries has not made any statements lately or come to any additional conclusions about the localized effect that the Hemorrhagic Disease (HD) has had on our deer herd, local hunters, many of them long-time hunters with
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 December 2012 10:53
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Few people are fishing but those that are and know what they are doing are doing very well.
Aqualand (301-259-0572) reported good catfish action. One of their customers is going out and jigging up some beautiful striped bass measuring 24 inches in length.
- 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
- Published on Tuesday, 27 November 2012 11:11
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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