Bow bird tips
Patience is the No. 1 attribute a person needs when using a bow and arrow to harvest a spring gobbler, although a good set of nerves is important as well, according to Nick Casto.
South Branch of Potomac River best place in W.Va. for trophy rainbows
I always enjoy the annual roundup supplied by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources that reveals where all the trophy fish were caught.
Maryland’s new hunt regulations selected for next two seasons
The Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service has selected the hunting regulation proposals for the next two seasons with only a couple changes from those made available for public comment recently.
Jennings Randolph boat launches will open Tuesday in both states
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins the 2014 recreation season at Jennings Randolph Lake on Tuesday at 8 a.m., when the boat launch opens on the West Virginia shore.
College schedules firearms courses
Current and prospective firearms owners can gain safety training and qualify for Maryland or West Virginia licensure in courses offered by Allegany College of Maryland’s Center for Continuing Education and Workforce Development.
Retirees denounce national parks bill
In what may be the single darkest day ever for U.S. national monuments and parks, extreme politics prevailed Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives voted in support of H.R. 1459 (widely known as the Anti-National Parks Bill), according to the 950-member Coalition of National Park Service Retirees.
Feds send cash for wildlife to W.Va.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will distribute about $11 million to West Virginia for conservation and recreation projects.
Cold snaps welcomed by Louisiana deer hunters
Much to the chagrin of Louisiana’s anglers, this long winter that has officially ended but still refuses to die had one distinguishing characteristic: Its cold fronts almost always welcomed the weekends.
Mettiki will once again produce trout
Brian Richardson is confident that the Maryland Fisheries Service will, little by little and year by year, get to the point where full production is restored to the state’s trout hatchery system, meaning that fish will no longer have to be purchased from private sources.
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