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 hunters were down 32 percent and archers were off by 28 percent. The revised buck gun season total of 37,766 was down about 33 percent. More...

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By Dave Curry On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Field Notes

By now most deer hunters have learned that the 2014 Buck Season dropped off quite a bit from the year before. The Department of Natural Resources announced that 37,277 antler-ed deer were harvested ­– a decline More...

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By Dave Curry On Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Storm Ducks

Don’t you just hate it when the weatherman is right? Take for instance, the snowstorm predicted for November 26th, the day before Thanksgiving.  They called for snow to start about 2 a.m., and truthfully it didn’t More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, November 7th, 2014

Can’t ‘bear’ to be away

ROSE AND HER cub, C.D., paid a visit to their old stomping ground, Point of View Farm at Beard, a couple of weeks ago. The pair showed up after dark on a Saturday night – perhaps doing a little early trick or More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Field Notes

The annual special antlerless deer hunt was recently completed over the October 17th and 18th weekend at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory. Fifty-five hunters mustered out the first day and a dozen deer were More...

By Dave Curry On Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Camp Justice

A muddy two track led from the highway through pot-holed sods to narrow tree lined woods.  The rain and darkness limited the visibility to just a few yards.  After more than a mile, the road emerged into a flat, More...

By Dave Curry On Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Field Notes

Last Friday, it rained lightly all day.  First time in a long time that we have seen that.  Not a lot of rain and certainly not a drought breaker but maybe just enough rain to green up the grass a little before More...

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