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Michael A Sawyers - Outdoors

Michael A Sawyers - Outdoors
  • MIKE SAWYERS Get ready! Get set! Legislate!

    The wheelings and dealings associated with the 90-day Maryland General Assembly have been going on for more than two weeks now and some legislation having to do with hunting fishing has already been proposed.

    January 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • MIKE SAWYERS Hunting, fishing violations

    After further review, the call on the field
    does not stand.
    The field I am talking about is the Cumberland
    Times-News and the call is the way we
    report violations of hunting and fishing regulations
    that are alleged to have
    taken place in Maryland.

    January 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • DNR wants hunters to go hog wild on wild hogs

    Shoot ’em.
    That’s what Jonathan McKnight of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says hunters should do if they encounter a wild hog in the woods or fields.
    On the Outdoors page of Dec. 22 we ran the photo of Ron Cappadocia and the 200- to 300-pound wild hog the Flintstone area resident killed along Terrapin Run in eastern Allegany County.

    December 28, 2013

  • MIKE SAWYERS Firearms hunt for deer takes us home

    Finally, on Dec. 7 about 11 a.m. my fall hunting season became complete when I heard the swans flying in some invisible part of the sky above Dan's Mountain.

    December 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • MIKE SAWYERS Time flies

    There must be some sort of Gregorian mechanism I don’t understand that makes calendar time go by faster from Sept. 6 through early December.

    December 7, 2013 1 Photo

  • MIKE SAWYERS Venison main course

    I have an unscientific observation for
    What’s new, right?

    November 23, 2013 1 Photo

  • Three good points

    Here is something you will never hear me say.
    “I have enough light to shoot that 10-point buck, but there isn’t enough light to get it on camera, so I won’t pull the trigger.”

    November 16, 2013

  • MIKE SAWYERS Shooty’s Gutting, Dragging Service

    Our youngest son, Ryan, is quite the entrepreneur. While he is working on one project, he is thinking about the next one.
    But first I have to tell you how he got his nickname.

    November 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • Maryland bear hunt sets record Maryland bear hunt sets record

    Although the 94 bears checked in during Maryland’s recent bruin hunt came up just short of the projected harvest range of 95-130 animals, a record kill took place.

    November 9, 2013 1 Photo

  • MIKE SAWYERS Turn bad idea into good one

    Let’s do something we haven’t done for a while.
    Let’s reach into the Bad-Idea File and see what we come up with.
    Reaching now. Feeling around. There’s one. Got it.

    October 26, 2013 1 Photo

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