Chincoteague's finest: Limiting out with buffleheads and hoodies

CHINCOTEAGUE ISLAND, Va. – It didn’t feel cold until the group was being taxied out to the blinds on the edges of Queen Sound Channel off Chincoteague Island. Luckily, the nearly nonstop blasts from the 12-gauges warmed us up.

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PERSPECTIVE: Ethical argument surrounding West Virginia teen killing piebald deer needs an injection of morality

There’s been a lot of controversy around Spring Hill Mountain in Kanawha County, W.Va., in the last week surrounding a young man — a 17-year-old to be exact — and a piebald deer.

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PERSPECTIVE: Alarm bells are already going off at the end of the West Virginia buck gun season

I’m concered about what the preliminary whitetail deer harvest numbers are going to show in West Virginia. Since 2008, the Mountain State has seen a steady decrease in harvested deer – something I’ve touched on before – and after speaking to fellow hunters since bowseason opened in September, I have a gut feeling that trend is continuing.

Several factors play into this, but I’d like to touch on two that I think are the most important. 

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Chesapeake divers

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A journalist, orthopedic consultant, welder and deputy sheriff enter a floating blind in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay…

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