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Humane Society of the United
States says Virginia has
approved a project proposed
by the city of Fairfax to reduce
the white-tailed deer population
Everyone happy with quality deer management effort
I’ve written before about our
Quality Deer Management Cooperative
in the Hancock area. We’re
quickly approaching 5,000 acres
after our first year and overall
everyone is happy with the program.
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.
Hunters bag 2,682 W.Va. black bears
West Virginia hunters harvested 2,682 black bears during the combined 2013 archery and firearms seasons, according to Paul Johansen, assistant chief in charge of game management for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. This is the fourth time in the past five years that the take has topped 2,000 and is the second highest harvest on record.
Md. eyes significant changes to hunt regs
Among the possible changes to Maryland hunting regulations for the next two seasons is an elimination of the bear harvest quota and a statewide turkey season in January.
Trout stocked in W.Va.
These streams are among the waters that have been stocked with trout by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources through Jan. 22.
• Jan. 6, Larenim Park Lake.
Trout group to meet
The Nemacolin Chapter of Trout Unlimited will meet Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., at the Haystack Mountain Sportsman’s Club, according to President Dave Nyberg. Activities for the remainder of 2014 will be discussed.
Md. trout time
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will begin releasing rainbow and brown trout in streams and lakes across the state in early February.
Fish attack in Argentina river
Attacks by a school of carnivorous fish have injured at least 10 people bathing in an Argentine river recently, according to MSN News.
Trophy management different than quality management
In response to Dave Long’s article on the Dec. 29 Outdoors page, his comments about Quality Deer Management folk removing a management buck with either small or poorly formed antlers missed the mark when describing the QDM philosophy.
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