- Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 December 2012 11:25
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If you venture outdoors or talk to those who do chances are you have heard of coyotes infiltrating the area lately. In fact, they have been here for many years. A few weeks ago, a local farmer, Larry Carr, had his picture in the paper with a coyote he took. In fact, he has killed two that I know of this year. A number of hunters and landowners have taken coyotes this season. In a recent hunt near NSWC a group of hunters took a half dozen coyotes before lunch and
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:03
- Published on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:39
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The last half a dozen times I have ventured into the woods I have carried a .22 rifle. While I have not given up on deer hunting, I have read the writing on the wall and realize that seeing a deer is going to require more than a few short walks around the property to get a shot. I decided that when time to carry a firearm is short it might be better spent on taking home some meat however small a package it may come in.
- Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 12:05
- Published on Wednesday, 12 December 2012 10:43
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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
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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.