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Slow Start

Another bow season has begun and archery hunters will have 3 months to chase whitetails around the West Virginia hills and hollows. Things will be different this year versus last deer season as there are a lot of acorns on the ground right now. Last year an acorn could hardly be found and all of the deer were concentrated in the fields and field edges. According More...

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By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014
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Fall Fishing

The first day of fall has officially arrived and there is no better time to get into the outdoors than right now. Hunting season is in and deer hunters are able to climb back into their tree stands as bow season More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Hunt Responsible

As another hunting season approaches, we as hunters have the responsibilities to obey the law, be safe, and hunt ethical. It seems that more and more private land is becoming leased or posted as landowners feel More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Summer Vacation, Part 2

In my last column Tara and I were roaming around in the Rocky Mountains catching a few trout along the way. On our fourth day we ventured over to Ennis and the Madison River Valley. The Madison River is probably More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
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Summer Vacation

For our summer vacation this year Tara and I decided to venture back out west to our second favorite state, Montana, in hopes to catch a few fish. I always look forward to the dry air and the snowcapped Rocky Mountains. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
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Snakes in WV

The heat and humidity of summertime is an active period for biting insects and slithering reptiles. Snakes are an often talked about reptile in that you either like them or hate them. The majority of folks tend More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
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Change is on its way

Hunter’s that have found themselves driving out of their way to check in a deer, turkey, or bear will no longer have to waste the time or gas starting in 2015. According to the West Virginia Division of Natural More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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Black Bears in WV

The big black bruins that roam the hills and hollows of West Virginia have come a long ways since the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. In 1980 there were 47 bears killed by hunters and the population statewide More...