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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 into buck season without any sign of the buck. I had the neighbors on the lookout as well but the season ended and I thought for sure the buck More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

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

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

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

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...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

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...

By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

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...

Trout caught in Bitterroot River, Montana
By Parsons Advocate On Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Big Sky, Montana

  Trout caught in Bitterroot River, Montana The west has a certain draw to me where I yearn to get back to the Rocky Mountains year after year. The cool running mountain rivers are thriving with healthy wild More...