Tuesday, March 2, 2021
bluegill

Mike Tontimonia rates the most popular fish species found in catchable numbers throughout northeast Ohio.

Dad never hunted, never wanted to, and never would try it. But he encouraged me to hunt, if I enjoyed it.
Gypsy

The Tontimonias had forgotten just how much work a child can be. Then Gypsy showed up and reminded them.

Get the facts on coyote lifestyle and breeding habits.
worms

Ever wonder where bait shops get so many nightcrawlers? Mike Tontimonia has that answer and so many more.
shotgun

Shotgun shooting is a two-eyes-open challenge. It's called pointing, not aiming, and it is all about focusing on a moving target.
coyote

Good hunters know their game: its habits, its habitat and its typical behaviors. All that plus its likes and dislikes, its favorite seasonal foods and its expected reaction to unwelcome scent, sight and sound.
fishing

Head boat fishing is a great way to spend a few vacation hours waiting for the next bite rather than hiding behind a boring paperback.

Neither outfitted DIY or guided game hunts promise success. If they do, be cautious.

Whether it’s a 12- or 14-point monster, probably the trophy of a lifetime or a spindly fork horn, perhaps the very first deer taken...