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A Day I’ve Been Waiting For

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One of the happiest days of my life was when our daughter Kelsey was born. From that day I couldn’t wait to take her on her first fishing trip and that chance finally came this past weekend. I wanted to make sure she was old enough to understand and listen. I knew the time was right when I asked her “Kelsey, do you want to go fishing?” and she More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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All About the Opossum

Just the other day while I was out and about I had a possum waddle down the hill into a field. It sat down and started looking around before it even noticed me. They are quite the unique looking creature with their More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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Is it Spring Yet?

It was good to flip the calendar to the month of March and see that spring is here. Finally, there might just be and ending in sight to this long, cold, snowy winter. The warm temperatures felt great this past weekend More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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Late Season Rabbit Hunt

Late season hunting opportunities have been few and far between with the winter we’ve been having. The last weekend of February the temperatures finally warmed up enough to thaw things out. With a break in the More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
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The Striped Skunk

Have you noticed a putrid smell in the air recently? Or why Pepe Le Pew is associated with love and Valentines Day? And most noticeably, more road killed skunks? The reason for all of the above is that right now More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Deer, Bear and Fall Turkey Totals

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) released the total harvest numbers for the 2013 deer, black bear and the fall turkey seasons in a recent press release. “Preliminary counts of game checking More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
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Frigid Temperatures

There aren’t many times when you see the thermometer drop below zero around here, but a couple of weeks ago it was 10 below when I woke up. The weather man said the wind chill was 25 below. Frigid, frozen, blustery More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, January 7th, 2014
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Another Deer Season in the books

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed by already and deer season is over. As December ends it’s time to oil the rifle and put it back in the gun case until fall. I finally picked up all of my hunting More...