Tuesday December 30, 2014

2014 in the W.Va. outdoors

A look at some of the stories and issues from the past year for West Virginia hunters and anglers

Monday December 22, 2014

Observations on the elk program

Parts of W.Va. have elk fever, but state should move cautiously

Wednesday October 8, 2014

Fish and wildlife management in WV braces for a blow

A wave of retirement is sweeping through DNR but the next generation of decision makers for game and fish remains uncertain in West Virginia.

Tuesday September 23, 2014

Rifle vs. shotgun for squirrel hunting

What's your choice for shooting bushy tails?

Thursday September 11, 2014

A history lesson on Gauley Season

The early drawdown at Summersville would happen with or without rafting, plus a new idea for the Gauley fishery.

Tuesday September 9, 2014

Gauley Season gripes, I get a few

I've learned over the years, not everybody is a whitewater fan.

Saturday August 16, 2014

Does the fine fit the crime?

Many believe the punishment for poaching isn't nearly enough.

Friday July 18, 2014

Last day a blast day

Consistent topwater bites make for an exciting conclusion to a Canadian wilderness fishing adventure

Thursday July 17, 2014

Sunrises and deep fishing

The weather takes a turn for the better, but the fish moved deeper. However, they're still biting and you can't beat the scenery.

Wednesday July 16, 2014

Topwater turns on, walleyes show up

The weather is lousy, but that's fishing. Sunshine in the forecast for the rest of the week.

Tuesday July 15, 2014

Learning the pattern on new water

Finding a pattern on new water.

Monday July 14, 2014

Away from it all — literally

A five mile journey into a remote fishing paradise.

Sunday July 13, 2014

A rainy start on fishing

Fast storm dampens day one, but the scenery is amazing

Friday July 11, 2014

Headed to the Great North Woods

I like to call my adventures a "working vacation" because there's always a story to tell and I make my living telling stories.

Tuesday July 8, 2014

Texas Tech cheerleader’s safari hunt stirs firestorm

Emotional reactions seem to block facts and logical thinking

Friday June 27, 2014

Junior Conservation Camp got it right

Kids attending camp run by the Department of Environmental Protection gain valuable knowledge in a fun setting.

Friday June 13, 2014

Lessons from a father to a son

This weekend pay tribute to the man who set you on life's course with a solid foundation.

Wednesday June 4, 2014

Life lessons in the outdoors

Memories flood back at certain moments in time, like a graduation, where you're forced to realize a milestone has been passed.

Monday May 12, 2014

Are W.Va. attitudes changing on Sunday hunting

After a dozen years, those who favor hunting on Sunday believe they have cracked a tough nut in the heart of the West Virginia hills.

Wednesday April 30, 2014

A fish kill which is good news

Viral pathogen seems to single out invasive species in Kentucky

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