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2013 Buck Season Totals

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) has released the Buck Season preliminary data collected from checking stations across the state and 56,333 bucks were taken during the two week long firearm season this year. There wasn’t much difference from last year when hunters took 56,276 bucks during the 2012 season. However the WVDNR states More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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A Very Thankful Thanksgiving

Let’s see, where to begin. First, we have to rewind to last year to start this story. Last year was a rough deer season for me as I shot a 12 point with my bow but never found it. I looked for a solid week and More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013
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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. More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 5th, 2013
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He’s Alive and Even Bigger

On Friday, October 25 I had an evening hunt that I’ll never forget and I didn’t even draw my bow back. There are no acorns on the farm I hunt this year and all of the deer are in the fields. It was a no brainer More...

By Clint Nichols On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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2013 Mast Survey

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR) has released their findings for the 2013 mast survey and they’re calling it the year of the beech.  According to the survey, “this year’s index for More...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, October 8th, 2013
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Bow Season is Here

For many diehard West Virginia archery hunters, September 28 has been marked on the calendars since the beginning of the year and finally the long wait is over.  This past Saturday thousands of camo covered bow More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
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Fishing the New River

There’s no doubt that the mighty New River is one of the best smallmouth fisheries in the country and it only takes one time fishing it to see why. However, it’s fished a little different this year due to all More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013
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The Beaverhead, Madison and Gallatin Rivers

Last week we were roaming around the Rocky Mountains near Dillon, Montana.  We spent two days floating the Beaverhead River which can best be described as non-stop big fish catching action.  Tara and I have grown More...