- Michael A Sawyers - Outdoors
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I have an unscientific observation for
What’s new, right?
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.”
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.
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.
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.
State’s 10th bear hunt starts tomorrow
Maryland’s bear season opens tomorrow and, believe it or not, is the 10th such event since bruin hunting returned to the state in 2004. There had not been a bear season for 51 years. I remember very clearly when we started to realize that bears had discovered the great habitat waiting for them in Almost Maryland. It was the mid-1980s. Jim Clise, a Maryland Natural Resources Police officer was a cadet then.
It’s early! It’s time to hunt!
I’ll never forget the run-up to Maryland’s first early muzzleloader deer season in 1994.
I know a guy, too!
My phone rings.
“Is this the guy that writes the sports?”
“I don’t write sports, but I write the outdoor column that sometimes appears in the Sports Section,” I say.
Fall trout time nears
Charlie Gougeon of the Maryland Fisheries Service perhaps described the autumn trout fishing experience the best.
“The water has cooled after the summer’s heat.
Survey finds fewer young Md. turkeys
Maryland’s fall turkey season takes place Oct. 26 through Nov. 2 and it is possible that hunters may see fewer young birds than in recent years.
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