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Parsons, WV
Sunday, February 26, 2017

Still Fishing

The calendar says it’s November but it sure doesn’t feel like it. So far it’s been a warm and late fall and still feels...

2016 Mast Survey

It has been a late start to fall so far with the lack of rain in September and up until this past week, color...

You Snooze, You Lose

If you asked me what was the number one advancement in the hunting world that I’ve witnessed in my lifetime it would be when...

Changing of the Seasons

There are many reasons I’m thankful for being born and raised in our wild and wonderful state and being able to witness the change...

My Favorite Time of the Year

Fall is no doubt my favorite time of the year. With school in session and football season in full swing there’s no questioning that...

Birthday Brown

I remember a time when birthdays use to be fun and exciting looking forward to the big day with plenty of cake and presents...

Good Ole Rocky Top

With summer winding down Tara and I ventured south to good ole rocky top Tennessee for one last weekend getaway before school starts. The...

Dog Days of Summer

It never fails that every year around this time I see a nice buck and my thoughts start to look forward to the cool,...

Fishing a Brand New River

I always like fishing a creek or river for the first time. There’s the challenge of figuring out what is the best section to...

Summer Break

I’m not sure where spring went but summer time is here. School’s out and the pools are filled with happy kids. Anywhere close to...

May is the month for Mayflies

The constant rain has finally stopped and the sun is shining once again. It definitely feels more like summer than spring out there with...

Spring Rains and Changing Seasons

 It’s amazing to watch the leaves on the trees pop out and grow so quickly. The bare woods are now shaded with lush vegetation...

Persistence Pays Off

There’s nothing better than climbing to the top of a ridge and watching a beautiful sunrise come up as the woods come alive. From...

The Wild Turkey

It’s that time of the year where everything wakes up and comes back to life. The trees and wildflowers are blooming providing a colorful...

Early Start for Spring Gobbler Season

Daffodils, forsythia, redbud and soon to bloom dogwood are a sure sign that spring is here. Although those early bloomers may wish they would...

Periodical Cicadas

A phenomenon that happens only once every 17 years is about to take place in central and northern West Virginia this spring. The periodical...

Grouse Hunt

  With a break in the weather and all of the snow melted off Sammy and I took the opportunity to finally get in the...

The Winter Woods

  With snow continuing to fall and winter finally making its presence known I thought it would be appropriate to write about the winter woods...

2015 Deer Totals

  The year 2015 was good to West Virginia deer hunters as 138,493 whitetail deer were checked in on the new electronic check in system...

Elk Restoration in WV

    It appears that West Virginians will get to see elk make their return to the mountain state for the first time since the late...