- Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:12
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My phone buzzed last week with an invitation from Chris Jabs of Jabs Construction, offering me a spot on a field goose hunt in the James River Population Zone west of here. Jabs and I have often hunted together and we have also fished together. Jabs had booked a trip with Teddy Carr of Outdoor Action. You might recognize the name. Carr guides bass anglers on local rivers and lakes.
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 January 2013 18:09
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The Cottontail Rabbit distress call makes the foxes come running. They get really excited by the squeal of a rabbit that sounds hurt.
Forty years ago there were a lot of guys either fox or coon hunting or they were trapping. These days that has changed dramatically. I only know of one other person that traps and that person has multiple properties
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 11:41
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Die hard bass anglers who are savvy about their skills can test them and prove their merit as hawg hunters during the Ice Breaker Tournament at Motts Reservoir on Feb. 24 and Mar. 9 in Spotsylvania. Fishing a deep sided reservoir during the late winter can be very tough. I spoke to both Ray Thomas and longtime angler and tournament organizer, Dickie Musselman, about the fishing during the Ice Breakers. Thomas says that
- Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 14:44
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Despite the effects of Hemorrhagic Disease (HD) and the likely lower harvest figures, hunters are beginning to see deer again. It’s as if the deer have a calendar and hunting regulation booklet: they began coming out soon after the season ended and some even before.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 January 2013 13:37
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Buddy Fines provided me with an update on recent events to include the 2nd annual Farley Vale Farm Disabled Veterans Deer Hunt that took place on December 20th.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 January 2013 12:52
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This weekend is the last chance deer hunters roaming our local woods will get for putting up any venison. If data holds true from just before Christmas, our harvest figures are going to look like the stock market when it took a dive several years ago. However, as much as we like to put meat up for the coming months, it is rarely about the numbers of deer