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  • Top-Water Popping Frog is Bass-Killer

    By Forrest Fisher Some of us white beard anglers of today grew up fishing surface frogs 60 years ago. At first, we baited real frogs, but after we ran out, plastic frogs were invented in the late 50s and we learned how to use them fishing with short, deep-sea fishing rods and wide-spool, open-face fishing reels loaded with 40 pound test ... Read More >
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  • It’s Fawning Season…things to Know…things to Help

    Fawns are frisky, healthy, delightful and ready to play with anyone that will return the favor.  Mostly their brothers and sisters, and mother. There are lots of them right now. Most fawns in New York are born in late May or early June, and the first few months are a critical period for survival. Fawn survival is heavily influenced by habitat quality, ... Read More >
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  • Southwick Associates Research Provides Top Hunting & Shooting Equipment Brands for 2017

    April 30, 2018; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL. – Sportsmen are spending millions of dollars on hunting and recreational shooting equipment, but which brands are they buying? Southwick Associates surveyed more than 20,000 hunters and recreational shooters in 2017 through their online HunterSurvey and ShooterSurvey consumer panels to identify the top brands in the market. In 2017, some of the most purchased hunting ... Read More >
  • BOATUS ALERT: NEW YORK’S RECREATIONAL BOATERS NEED TO ACT NOW

    BOATUS ALERT:  NEW YORK’S RECREATIONAL BOATERS NEED TO ACT NOW Proposed legislation to have ‘adverse impact’ on boating By Scott Croft  WHAT: The New York Senate and Assembly are considering legislation, SB 9092 and AB 9806a, that would require all boat operators in the Empire State to complete a boating safety course within one year. Currently only those born after May 1996 must meet this requirement. While Boat Owners Association of The ... Read More >
  • STRONG AS AN OXX…Camp Coffee when You Want It

       Like Coffee? Get Camping Much? You Might Need This.  Portable TOUGH Coffee Maker that Takes Any K-Cup. My Search is Over! By Larry Whiteley A recent Harvard School of Public Health study showed 54% of Americans drink coffee and you can count me into that percentage. I enjoy my coffee as I sit at my desk in the early morning hours writing articles and piloting ... Read More >
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  • National Program Critical for Recreational Access

      MISSOULA, Mont.—A funding mechanism with a long name provides long-lasting benefits for hunters, anglers, hikers and others seeking improved access to America’s wild landscapes. The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently partnered with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to leverage more than $1 million in appropriations from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Priority Recreation Access program to open ... Read More >