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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 tags indicate West Virginia hunters harvested a total of 150,268 white-tailed deer during the recently completed bucks-only, antlerless, More...

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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...

By Parsons Advocate On Monday, December 30th, 2013
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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 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...