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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 stuff and washed all of those clothes that I’ve been hearing about laying around the house for the past 3 months. I was glad I cleaned More...

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By Parsons Advocate On Monday, December 30th, 2013

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...

By Parsons Advocate On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

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

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...