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The Wild Turkey

It’s that time of the year where everything wakes up and comes back to life. The trees and wildflowers are blooming providing a colorful landscape once again. Various shades of green are taking over the dull drab woods of winters past. Spring in West Virginia is a wonderful time to be outdoors. It’s also the time to pursue the magnificent wild turkey. More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016
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Early Start for Spring Gobbler Season

Daffodils, forsythia, redbud and soon to bloom dogwood are a sure sign that spring is here. Although those early bloomers may wish they would have waited to pop out with the cold and freezing temperatures we just More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
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Periodical Cicadas

A phenomenon that happens only once every 17 years is about to take place in central and northern West Virginia this spring. The periodical cicada, also known as 17-year locusts, will emerge in mid to late May. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016
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Grouse Hunt

  With a break in the weather and all of the snow melted off Sammy and I took the opportunity to finally get in the woods for a grouse hunt before the season ends. The temperatures warmed into the 40’s and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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The Winter Woods

  With snow continuing to fall and winter finally making its presence known I thought it would be appropriate to write about the winter woods this week. It’s amazing how different the landscape looks with More...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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2015 Deer Totals

  The year 2015 was good to West Virginia deer hunters as 138,493 whitetail deer were checked in on the new electronic check in system for all seasons combined according to a recent press release from the West More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
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Elk Restoration in WV

    It appears that West Virginians will get to see elk make their return to the mountain state for the first time since the late 1800’s. Over 32,000 acres of land has been purchased in Logan, Lincoln, More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016
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Warm Winter

As we enter a New Year winter has finally decided to make an appearance but last month felt more like spring. I cannot remember a December like this one in which the temperatures were well above normal for the whole More...