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Snow fencing was once again front and center at the Conservation Commission's meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 9. The Commission was in receipt of three emails from Chris Warfel regarding both the traditional wire and wood fencing typically used on Block Island and elsewhere for dune restoration and his own "alternative fencing" made from jute netting.
The Andy Stand was a modern copy of a WWII Japanese sniper stand. It was devised and sold commercially by Jacksonville firefighter Andy Anders.
Tree-stand safety begins and ends with a safety harness or vest. Both are designed to catch the hunter if he or she falls and distribute body weight equally in such an event.
First deer are memorable for many reasons. Young 10-year-old Kale Sher was all smiles after taking his first deer, this nice, big doe, last weekend with his Dad, Eric.
On Friday, as John and Tammy Eunice prepared for a swimming event at Long Pond in Lake Park to honor their son James, they were excited to continue giving back to the community three years after their son's death. "Through this type of fundraiser and others throughout the year," said John Eunice, James's father, "we've been blessed to be able to give back to the community some $200,000 in a variety of ways."
Young hunters across Michigan will once again have the opportunity to get a free junior deer hunting license thanks to a partnership between Meijer and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. For the seventh consecutive year, the Grand Rapids-based Meijer will provide junior hunters ages 16 and under with free small game, mentored youth and combination licenses for the upcoming youth hunting seasons.
"The state's deer herd should continue to hold strong and this fall season should be another great season for hunting deer in New Hampshire," he said. "Both seasoned and beginner hunters alike should have great opportunity to see and harvest deer."
With the weather cooling off the past few days, it's definitely beginning to feel like fall and for hunters fall means it's time to head into the woods. Tomorrow marks the start of the bow season opener, and hunters like Gary Eslinger are gearing up for the season.
Charlie Alsheimer says he loves to hunt deer with either a bow or a firearm, and says allowing crossbows on the state's hunting season this fall will have little impact on the overall hunting scene. He welcomes them.
There is no shortage of deer hunters in Berkeley County. According to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, they have a reason to be happy this year.
Q: I recently caught a number of trout that had what I believe to be parasites called "Lernaea" attached to them in various places. I know after reading another posting from this column titled "Parasites and Trout" that these "are killed during cooking, effectively eliminating any possibility of infecting humans eating the fish," but I am considering smoking them.
Daniel Hendricks, founder of the Minnesota Crossbow Federation, poses with a deer he shot with a crossbow in a prior season. Crossbow regulations have been loosened in both Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Good news for parents who are planning to allow their kids to take aim at a big buck, you can pick up junior deer hunting licenses for free this weekend. Meijer is handing out free licenses at all its stores today and tomorrow for hunters ages sixteen and under.
Gail G. Labeau, age 73 of Lindstrom, passed away September 4, 2014. Gail was born in Minneapolis, MN on August 3, 1941 to parents James and Elizabeth Holland.
Lines drawn over deer hunting at Eagle Creek Park Eagle Creek Park neighbors say deer destroy their yards but opponents of a hunting proposal call it a "massacre." Check out this story on IndyStar.com: http://indy.st/1rYNsK3 David Gusman watches a presentation on the proposal for deer hunting at Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis.
It's been a busy week of preparation for local deer hunters as they put the final touches on their equipment for opening bow season. It starts on Saturday, but as you head out to the woods, there are some rule changes to keep in mind this year.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:35 am
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