Thursday, March 30th, 2023
Thursday, March 30th, 2023

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September 25, 2012

Low water levels impact recreation

A dry summer squelched recreational boating on some Ohio waterways — especially in the northeast, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “While most waterways were not impacted — some were,” said John Wisse of the ODNR Division of Watercraft. Lower-than-normal water levels closed some marinas, ramps and docks at Berlin, LaDue and

We need a season on feral cats

I was down on my land in Iowa recently with some other family members and while a bunch of us were milling around near the pole barn a feral cat poked his head out of a nearby patch of corn. A couple of my young nephews immediately started conjuring up ways to catch the feline.

Miles way, but right at home

It took five airplanes, thousands of miles, some food that was pretty bad for me and 10 days on a soft mattress, but I finally found it. A trout stream that looked like the one 200 yards from my backdoor. While Steve and I have been blessed to travel to some pretty neat places, I

Shut Up and Hunt

Earlier this week, I was chatting with television host and wingshooting legend Scott Linden. As tends to happen when two dyed-in-the-wool bird hunters gather, we traded stories about our early season upland observations, used hyperbole to extoll the virtues of our bird dogs and shared a few laughs. While I can’t remember Scott’s exact phraseology

11-year-old kills her first bear

Then I was 11 years-old I remember being thrilled at just seeing my dad, Phil, shoot a deer as I sat next to him. I can’t imagine the rush of pulling the trigger on a 285-pound bear at that age – especially one that just about knocked my tree stand over. But that’s what 11-year-old

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