Hunting and Fishing

Check out Outdoors calendar along with hunting and fishing schedules – The Advocate

Posted: Saturday, December 31, 2016

THURSDAY LOUISIANA WILDLIFE & FISHERIES COMMISSION MEETING: 9:30 a.m., Louisiana Room, state Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. HUNTING All deer hunting days still-hunt only except where noted. DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 1, State Deer Area 7, with/without dogs, bucks only except “doe” days Jan. 1. RAILS & GALLINULES: Through Jan. 4, statewide. Includes king, clapper, sore & Virginia rails. DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through…

Fish Seek Cooler Waters, Leaving Some Fishermen’s Nets Empty – New York Times

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

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Science|Fish Seek Cooler Waters, Leaving Some Fishermen’s Nets Empty – New York Times

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

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Ann Arbor awaits state OK to begin next deer cull – Detroit Free Press

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

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Hunter survives terrifying bear attack on NC hill – Fox News

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

A large bear attacked and wounded a North Carolina hunter who says he’s lucky to have survived the encounter. Mike Wilson was hunting on a hill in Mitchell County, in the mountains of western North Carolina, when he came face-to-face with the 390-pound bear, WLOS-TV in Asheville reported Wednesday. “The bear was coming up the hill, and I was coming down the hill,” Wilson told the station. Wilson…

A Treasure Hunter Sits in Jail as Investors Seek Whereabouts of Gold Coins – Wall Street Journal

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

Tommy Thompson, a brilliant research scientist and treasure hunter, is spending the holidays in an Ohio jail cell for a second year as he continues to rack up fines of $1,000 a day. All he has to do to stop the fines and begin working his way to freedom: Give up details that will help his former investors locate a cache of missing gold coins that were minted from Gold…

Correction: Capsized Boat-Teens Rescued Story – ABC News

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

In a story Dec. 28 about teens rescued from a capsized boat, The Associated Press erroneously spelled the last name of a Monroe County sheriff’s deputy. His name is James Hager, not Hagar. A corrected version of the story is below: California teens rescued after boat capsizes in Florida Keys Three visiting California teens are safe in the Florida Keys thanks to a marine deputy who rescued them from atop…

Science|Fish Seek Cooler Waters, Leaving Some Fishermen’s Nets Empty – New York Times

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

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Fishermen: not so fast with wind farm – Asbury Park Press

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

x Embed x Share Government wants this sand for beach replenishment, fisherman believe it’s a big mistake. A lift boat, right, that serves as a work platform, assembles a wind turbine off Block Island, R.I., Monday, Aug. 15, 2016. Deepwater Wind’s $300 million five-turbine wind farm off Block Island is expected to be operational this fall. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)(Photo: AP) Could sea scallops and longfin squid be reason enough to stop…

Man filmed ‘fishing’ in floods amuses Australia – BBC News

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

Image copyright 9news.com.au Image caption Paris Diaz Jordanou pretends to fish near a floating car in Melbourne An Australian man has found instant fame after being filmed pretending to fish during flash floods in Melbourne. Video of Paris Diaz Jordanou hamming it up for news crews has been viewed more than five million times since Thursday. In the footage, Mr Jordanou is heard yelling “I’ll catch him” as a car…

Dungeness crab fishermen go on strike – SFGate

Posted: Friday, December 30, 2016

Caption Close A strike by fishers who account for almost half the Dungeness crab catch in California is adding a new twist to a season that was already dogged by delays and uncertainty. “The fishermen in Humboldt Bay have tied up, and the tie-up has spread as far north as Washington and as far south as Bodega Bay,” said fisher Ken Bates, vice president of Humboldt Fishermen’s Marketing Association near…

Five boaters rescued after boat capsizes in Boynton Inlet – Palm Beach Post

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Five people, all males ranging in ages between 15 to 30, were pulled out of the water by ocean rescue lifeguards when their boat flipped after taking a wave across its bow, Palm Beach County Ocean Rescue Lt. Brian McManus said.

Mike Trout and Carson Wentz reportedly spent the holidays hunting together in New Jersey – Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia

Posted: Thursday, December 29, 2016

Averaging 18.7 points, 7.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game in just over 24 minutes per night, Sixers center Joel Embiid really shouldn’t need any help getting to the NBA All-Star Game. It should be a foregone conclusion. Still, Sixers fans might want to go ahead and make sure anyway. Embiid’s dating scene depends on it! So sayeth The Process on Twitter on Wednesday. You may have forgotten, but back…

41 elk die after falling through ice in Oregon – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

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California Teens Rescued After Boat Capsizes in Florida Keys – ABC … – ABC News

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Three stranded teenage boys from California called 911 and calmly sat atop a capsized boat before being rescued from waters off the Florida Keys, authorities said Wednesday. Monroe County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Becky Herrin says Zack Sowder and Brent Shishido, both 18, and Jacob Sowder, 16 — all of Orange County, California — were perched on the overturned hull, their life jackets trapped under the 22-foot vessel, when help arrived Tuesday….

What to do if you see a deer in the roadway – KWCH

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

There isn’t much you can do to avoid it. Deer on Kansas roadways. And while it may seem difficult, troopers say the worst thing you can do is swerve to avoid a deer. The Kansas Highway Patrol says it’s handled nearly 400 deer crashes in Kansas between October and November. Troopers say, more often than not, striking a deer will cause less damage and injury than trying to…

Fishermen missing after boat capsizes off the Kent coast – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

A spokesman for the service said that a number of crew were unaccounted for. Kaimes Beasley, duty controller for UK Coastguard, said: “One person was found on the upturned hull and rescued but we understand there were other crew on board. We are currently searching for these missing crew with a number of search units.” The Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Lydd, two lifeboats from Ramsgate and the…

Colorado rescuers free festive deer with head, antlers wrapped in Christmas lights – UPI.com

Posted: Wednesday, December 28, 2016

AURORA, Colo., Dec. 28 (UPI) – Animal control officers in Colorado rescued an unusually festive deer found with his head and antlers wrapped in colorful Christmas lights. Arapahoe County tweeted a photo Tuesday showing the buck with a tangle of Christmas lights wrapped around his antlers, head and neck. The county said animal control officers were able to untangle the deer and send him on his merry way. “Oh deer,…