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Have you ever been out in the middle of the woods during deer season and just busted out crying? I mean the kind of sob that makes you suck air, the sort that creates enough snot for two handkerchiefs.
Calling them crossguns is OK with me
The thing about crossbows is that they are amazingly accurate instruments.The users of vertical bows who look down their noses at the users of horizontal bows like to call them crossguns. They say crossbows are more like rifles than bows.
No fish record for you!
As soon as I read the July 1 press release from the Maryland Fisheries Service, I thought, “Wait a minute.”
Maryland elk plan hush-hush
In August 2011, the Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Foundation, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced jointly that an evaluation would begin to determine if elk would be reintroduced into Garrett and Allegany counties.
Biologists hoping to keep trout cool, alive
The Maryland Fishery Service will continue meeting with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in an attempt to keep the North Branch of the Potomac River downstream of Westernport cool enough to support trout.
Opposes early West-by-God gobbler hunt
I told Curtis Taylor that running a state wildlife agency is a lot like running a newspaper. The people you mostly hear from are those who are sure you don’t know your butt from a groundhog burrow.
Fewer W. Md. fawns survive
It’s true. Based upon a variety of monitoring techniques, what the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service calls fawn recruitment is declining.
W.Va. solons to study crossbows, gobbler opener
Committees in the West Virginia House and the Senate are going to officially study whether or not to allow general use of crossbows for deer hunting and the possibility of opening spring gobbler season one week earlier.
Sit back, be patient, wait for gobblers
Bob Long says there are only about 11,000 of us. He ought to know.
Long makes his living working for the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service by knowing about turkeys and turkey hunters.
Maryland has ‘secret’ trout opening days
Don’t tell anybody about this, but there are some secret opening days of trout fishing in Almost Maryland.
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