Separating the sportsman’s needs from wants.
Harvest numbers for the heavily anticipated day, which is typically the best day of the weeklong season, was just 17,500, down nearly 23 percent from 2013 when hunters tagged 22,619 deer.
With Ohio deer hunters tagging tens of thousands of deer this week comes the promise of countless venison meals in the coming months.
The following is from notes scribbled recently concerning a road trip to Devils Lake, North Dakota.
The duck hunters awoke to limited visibility as the snow flew hard in horizontal sheets. A painful wind pushed the feel-factor far into the sup-zero, frostbite region. Our determination to complete our week-long mission blew away with the 30 knot winds.
Can you spell Polar? Now add the word Vortex to it and you have Polar Vortex, something unheard of before recent extra cold weather driven by hard winds from the northern Arctic’s open-door freezer was given the tag.
Lake Erie’s walleye —easily one of the wonders of the fishing world and the only fish known to fall from the sky on New Year’s Eve in a western Ohio coastline city that claims to be the Walleye Capital of the World — is simply not what it once was.
“Don’t let your son grow up to be a cowboy,” may be wishful lyrics to a three-cord country song, and it may be a string of notes that Jon Sund’s parents danced to. But in the end, that’s exactly what Sund grew up to be, and he couldn’t be happier.
Hunting trips are always focused on a single animal, species, or trophy but there are often more wild critters, some small, some big, if one looks beyond the prey.
Deer permits mean different things, in different counties.
Even if you don’t hunt, Ohioans have a good chance of getting, or “hitting” a deer.
Ohio deer season, the time of year that every serious hunter awaits with baited breath — whatever that is.
It isn’t hard to sink a fishing craft or recreational boat. In fact, sometimes it takes no effort at all.
There is good news and bad news coming out of South Dakota, the nation’s honey hole for pheasant hunting.
With an increasing growing number of females choosing to carry a handgun for personal and family safety it was only a matter of time until someone recognized the need for specially designed women’s clothing to comfortably conceal and a weapon.
Duck hunters looking for a way to add a little spice to their sport may want to try crafting a decoy or two to their gear bag.
The big hand hit six and we were on our way north, heading for Fairport Harbor, Ohio, to see if we could luck into a batch of yellow perch.
According to Ohio wildlife officials, a mountain lion was sighted recently near Wintersville in Jefferson County, Ohio.
Opening day for Lake Erie Perch is today, regardless of when today is because every day is the best day to go “perching.” While fall is the best time to get a box full of really big fish, any other time is good enough. Lake Erie and Yellow Perch To be sure, Erie’s big stuff […]
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