Hard hunting was worth it for the author during a Thanksgiving Day hunt a few years ago, and he couldn’t have been more thankful.
An early deep freeze has anglers across north country eager to launch the 2018-19 ice fishing season.
The leaves are down, but be prepared to walk some miles if you want to shoot a few ruffs during November and December.
Author's game plan is to hunt next week, around Oct. 15, after he's convinced himself he's as ready as he'll ever be to make the shot when it counts.
With water temps dropping, crappies are munching on minnows. Use your electronics to locate schools of suspended slabs, then find what triggers bites.
The Pennsylvania species being targeted by this fieldwork are Swainson’s thrush, wood thrush, blackpoll warblers, Canada warblers, rusty blackbirds, American woodcock and northern long-eared bats. New York among states also included in effort.
North country lakes will begin experiencing turnover in coming weeks, but you still can enjoy quality fall angling before, during, and after this annual period.
There is a lot at stake here because in states where CWD has been present for many years, deer and elk populations declined. Deer hunting here in New York represents a $1.5 billion economic value to rural communities and small businesses throughout the state.
The basic concept is a simple one – get the ladies out on Lake Ontario fishing for salmon and trout through a friendly team event and raise funds to combat the effects of cancer.
With kids in school and summer in the rearview mirror, angling for big fish becomes a priority for fishing experts like “Tackle” Terry Tuma.
Survey reveals catch rates of chinook salmon double the five-year average during spring and early summer of 2018.
You don’t have to be a biologist with a degree in forestry, but some basic knowledge can go a long way in the deer woods.
Fishing/outdoors icon lauds effort to get kids into the outdoors.
Experts say the discovery in the planet's largest freshwater system is alarming. Researchers are uncertain what risks the tiny creatures may pose. The university plans to monitor the situation but says both species haven't been deemed invasive because of their low abundance.
Put away the bobbers and use your electronics to locate the big bluegills of late summer
Should the DEC’s Summer Sighting Survey confirm the writer's observations, the low poult numbers this year will mean fewer jakes on the landscape next spring, and even more importantly, fewer 2-year-old longbeards in the spring of 2020.
That will likely set the stage for a return trip somewhere down the road. Before that, though, they may need further discussion on how to handle Lake Erie, a body of water that presents an entirely different set of challenges from other bodies of water they fish.
The state-owned area is within a 2,000-acre grassland recognized by the National Audubon Society as critical bird habitat.
Consider these gear and equipment essentials to develop more enjoyable angling time on the water for youngsters.
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