Field Notes

The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources recently posted the 2014 Big Game Bulletin on their website. This is a compilation of game harvest statistics broken out into county and DNR districts, as well as five year results in given areas. There is all kinds of interesting data on WV big game – turkeys, deer, bear, and even wild boars – More...

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By Dave Curry On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Field Notes

Pump Up the Volume Step out the door at daylight and you are bound to hear the robins announcing their presence and marking their territory. A little higher in the trees, cardinals are letting the world know they More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Field Notes

It can’t be long now. A couple of days. Maybe a couple of weeks. But spring is going to break soon. The snow will melt. The skies will turn blue and the breeze will begin to warm up. The peepers and wood More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Field Notes

By the Numbers It’s that time of year again. Hunting season is mostly over and fishing season will have to wait for better days. Outdoorsmen congregate around the wood stoves and water coolers and discuss past More...

By Dave Curry On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Field Notes

By the Numbers It’s that time of year again. Hunting season is mostly over and fishing season will have to wait for better days. Outdoorsmen congregate around the wood stoves and water coolers and discuss past More...

By Dave Curry On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Field Notes

The Department of Natural Resources has released its final numbers on the 2014 deer seasons and it reflects an across the board decline in all the harvests. The antlerless take was down by 30 percent, while muzzleloader More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Field Notes

CD, THE BEAR cub from Point of View Farm in Beard, celebrated her first birthday January 15. Her mother, Rose, returned to the farm last winter to hibernate in her man-made den. Point of View owner and animal More...

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