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Parsons, WV
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

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...

Warm Winter

As we enter a New Year winter has finally decided to make an appearance but last month felt more like spring. I cannot remember...

Antlerless Deer Season

    With the 2015 deer seasons winding down and a New Year on the horizon, hunters have a couple of opportunities left to fill the...

Sweet Success

It’s always good when a plan comes together especially when it involves getting a shot at the big buck you’re after. All of the...

2015 Mast Survey

  The 2015 mast survey conducted by the WVDNR is out and it found that the oaks didn’t produce very many acorns this year. The...

April Showers

Well if the old saying “April showers will bring May flowers” is true, we should have plenty blooming next month. There definitely hasn’t been...

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...

Spring is Near

The weather has broken and the snow has melted with warmer temperatures. Daylight savings time has already caused us to spring forward with an...

The Winter Woods

With snow piled up over the knees through the end of February I thought it would be appropriate to write about the winter woods...

Flushing Grouse

I have to say I’ve been enjoying the weather this winter with the few nice days we’ve had before the snow and cold decided...

Raccoons

With late season hunting opportunities still in season, I decided that this week I’d talk about the raccoon. This masked critter has a reputation...