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Rough Buck Season

I along with many of the other hunters I talked with had a rough buck season this year. It was by far the least amount of shots I can remember hearing during the first 3 days of buck season when most of the harvest takes place. Once again weather played a main factor in the lack of activity. On Monday the deer were moving right at daylight then the More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Luck of the Draw

Every year it’s the same old routine when November rolls around. The alarm clock goes off well before daylight and any free time is spent on stand patiently waiting for that big buck to come by. Trail camera pictures More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
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The Month to Deer Hunt

With Halloween over and the calendar flipped to November one three letter word sums up the weeks ahead, the ‘rut’. Right now is the best time to deer hunt as the bucks go into seek and chase phase of the rut. The More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 28th, 2014
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An unusual Grouse story

When trying to think about what to write about this week an unusual encounter with a grouse came to mind. It was a few years ago and I was taking an ATV ride deep in the West Virginia woods. It was during this time More...

By Clint Nichols On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
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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 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...