We need more experienced hunters to serve as mentors and engage the next generation of sportsmen for all levels of hunting to help ensure a brighter future, but especially with small game like hares and cottontails.
(Photo by John Hall, Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department)The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department says a disease affecting rabbits and hares previously found in western states may be moving eastward. Rabbit hemorrhagic disease (RHDV2) is a virus known to be extremely lethal to wild and domestic rabbits, including cottontail rabbits and snowshoe hares. RHDV2 was first found in New Mexico…
“Tally Ho” is more than just a cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted, as it explains in the dictionary. It is also the name of a new book by John Jarzynski of Lawtons, with a sub-heading of “Confessions of an Old Beagler.” Jarzynski, a retired English Teacher from Gowanda Central School, grew…
Teachable small game moments while bunny and squirrel hunting with kids.
Longer days and warmer sunshine activate small game hunting opportunities between now and – bonus day – Feb. 29.
Plan out your winter brushpile forays, or your bunny hunting will be a bust.
Deer seasons mostly have ended, but January is a great time to keep pursuing squirrels and bunnies.
Many of today’s young hunters go from BB guns to deer rifles without ever spending time chasing squirrels and rabbits.