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.Continue reading “Chincoteague's finest: Limiting out with buffleheads and hoodies”
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – A journalist, orthopedic consultant, welder and deputy sheriff enter a floating blind in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay…Continue reading “Chesapeake divers”
CEARFOSS, Md. – Just south of the Pennsylvania border resting between I-81 and the Conococheague Creek is Cearfoss, Maryland – a small pocket of corn and soybean farms in the middle of Mennonite country.
You can smell it before you see it, a signal that you’re in rural America – even if a big town is just 20 minutes away. As the veil opens and you cross those cow-patty laden farm lines, you may catch sight of folks hitting the fields in search of geese.Continue reading “Skunked in Maryland’s Mennonite country in early goose season”
There’s a lot I’ve had to do to get ready for my first year of Maryland’s migratory bird seasons. Especially when it is right around the corner and in a state that’s unfamiliar.Continue reading “PERSPECTIVE: Don’t fall for the marketing gimmicks when preparing for new, returning hunting seasons”