Hunting and Fishing

Mike Trout takes subtle dig at Chris Christie over Phillies jab – ESPN

Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017

4:40 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment TEMPE, Ariz. — Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout arrived at spring training with a new haircut, a vow to steal more bases and a subtle dig at the governor of New Jersey. Trout, who grew up about 45 miles from Philadelphia in Millville, New Jersey, took a diplomatic approach in response to Chris Christie’s assertion this week…

Traditional hunting camps losing ground in modern world – The Spokesman-Review

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Traditional hunting camps are becoming an endangered species. Between development of once-wild lands and the ever-expanding sprawl of the suburbs, and a general apathy toward the sport from an over-stimulated younger generation, these camps across the country are being phased out in favor of day trips on public lands, pricy and exclusive hunt clubs or even more expensive options such as guided tours or stocked ranches. According to the…

Ice Fishing with some of Colorado’s best – 9NEWS.com

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

GRANBY – Bernie Keefe has been fishing lake Granby for over 30 years and guiding for nearly 25. “I guide no more than three days a week, but I fish up to seven,” Bernie told 9NEWS. Fishing is his life and guiding is a part of that passion. So much so, that he thought about being a guide when he was real young. The opportunity finally presented itself when he…

Meet new Rays reliever Hunter who broke his back for his son – Tampabay.com

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

PORT CHARLOTTE — Pitcher Tommy Hunter joined the Rays on Friday, signing a minor-league deal. Hunter is a veteran, versatile right-hander who threw for two contenders last season — Cleveland and Baltimore. He was once a closer for the Orioles. He has pitched in three postseasons, including three starts for Texas in 2010, one in the World Series. The 30-year-old has a chance to make the Rays. Related News/Archive Rays…

Good Samaritan rescues 4 fishermen stranded in Gulf | khou.com – KHOU.com

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Four people were rescued by a Good Samaritan Friday afternoon in bad weather about 100 miles southeast of Galveston.

Charlton: Where have all the deer gone? | Outdoors | qctimes.com – Quad City Times

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Tom Charlton, retired, is a resident of Davenport, has hunted and fished in 15 states and across Canada. Please email your comments and article topic suggestions to him at muscabucks@gmail.com.

Good Samaritan rescues 4 fishermen stranded in Gulf – KHOU.com

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Four people were rescued by a Good Samaritan Friday afternoon in bad weather about 100 miles southeast of Galveston.

Four people rescued from boat in bad weather by good Samaritan – KTRK-TV

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

A good Samaritan rescued four fishermen 100 miles off the coast of Galveston Friday afternoon. They tell us they were heading back in with a boatload of fish around noon when a swell filled the boat up and then it rolled over. Lucky for them, they were able to get a satellite signal to send a distress call through a phone. “Honestly, I thought I was going to die to…

Fate of deer herd in question at Michigan nature park – Detroit Free Press

Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Buy Photo A whitetail deer pauses for a rest as it passes through the Madison Heights Nature Center in Madison Heights.(Photo: Patricia Beck, DFP)Buy Photo The fate of 14 whitetail deer and possible closure of a wildlife sanctuary in a county Up North has residents and former visitors upset. The Ogemaw Nature Park, a nonprofit petting zoo and campground just north of West Branch that features the small deer herd, is losing money and…

Chandler crew member of crab boat lost in waters off Alaska remembered – AZCentral.com

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share A Chandler man was aboard a fishing vessel that disappeared off the coast of Alaska on Feb. 11. Wochit A GoFundMe page launched on behalf of Kai Hamik’s girlfriend had raised more than $2,600 as of late Thursday afternoon.(Photo: The Republic) A Chandler man who was aboard a commercial fishing vessel that sank in rough waters off the coast of Alaska last weekend was memorialized on Facebook,…

Deer, student parking once again stir ire in Mt. Lebanon – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

It may have been Valentine’s Day, but there was little love in the room Tuesday as Mt. Lebanon commissioners received a tongue lashing from residents irate over two contentious issues. After hearing disappointing results about this season’s controlled archery hunt of whitetail deer, commissioners learned that efforts three months ago to alleviate parking by students on residential streets had failed. Although 104…

Bidding for a Prize at the ‘Sheep Show’ – New York Times

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

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Bidding for a Prize at the ‘Sheep Show’ – New York Times

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

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Cole: Hunter safety class coming up next month – The Tennessean

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

Close up of hunter dressed in day light orange holding rifle.(Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) Top of the morning to all you fine and wonderful folks. I do hope you are each doing fantastic. Got a great article for you this week. My email, Facebook messenger and my phone has been going crazy with folks wanting to know when the next Hunter Safety class will be. Well, here it is. The Dickson…

WATCH: Mike Trout shares the crazy way he works out to get ready for spring training – CBSSports.com

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

So here’s Angels superstar and AL MVP Mike Trout working out before leaving for spring training:  @pdrtrainer with a special send off to #LAAspring… A post shared by Mike Trout (@miketrout) on Feb 14, 2017 at 7:19pm PST It would appear we won’t be reading any stories about Trout arriving to camp out of shape — not that anyone thought that would happen anyway. Given the historic resume he’s building…

Weiser man dies after "freak accident" with a deer – 6 On Your Side

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

WASHINGTON COUNTY, ID – A Weiser man has died following a Wednesday night encounter with a deer, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The incident happened around 8 p.m. on a farm along Weiser River Road. According to Washington County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Cody Strong, several deer had come down from high country to feed on hay near a barn on the property. Willian Woo, 58, who lived…

How Often Do Airplanes Hit Deer? – The Atlantic

Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017

At least 70 bald eagles have been hit by airplanes in the past 10 years alone, according to information I collected from the agency’s Wildlife Strike Database—and that’s just in Alaska, Florida, and Michigan. Also in the past decade in the United States, airplanes have hit bats, coyotes, raccoons, skunks, opossums, dessert hares, prairie dogs, cats, dogs, foxes, bull snakes, turtles, armadillos, alligators, badgers, at least one woodchuck, an elk,…

Trout stocking season nears – York Daily Record/Sunday News

Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share Watch: Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stock Fishing Creek in York County on Wednesday, March 23. It’s part of the state’s program to stock more than 3.8 million trout this year. Jim Seip/York Daily Record Trout stocking begins later this month in advance of the season’s opening dates on April 1 and April 15.(Photo: File) It’s that time of the year again. Hunting seasons are…

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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Texas Fishing Report – Beloit Daily News

Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

February 15, 2017 at 3:37 pm | By J.P. GREESON Here is the weekly fishing report as compiled for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for Feb. 15 and also available on the internet at http://www.txfishing.com CENTRAL BASTROP: Water stained; 63-67 degrees. Black bass are very good on watermelon and watermelon red spinnerbaits, crankbaits, Rat-L-Traps, and soft plastics. Crappie are…