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What You Can See on March 21

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Gaudy Undertakers In spring our largest carrion-eating insect, the inch-and-a-half-long,

ARE STRIPED BASS IN GOOD SHAPE?

ARE STRIPED BASS IN GOOD SHAPE? The 2004 stock assessment says so, but… By Captain John McMurray Striped bass are exceptionally important to New York and New Jersey anglers and the businesses that they support. That's why many of us raised our eyebrows

Catch-and-Fillet

Last summer John and I killed and ate a two-year-old bluefin tuna. I'll admit we had to think about it. Do we feel guilty? Not. KILL FISH, EAT FISH… JUST DON'T WASTE IT… By Capt. John McMurray Killed my first "keeper" of the

Sometimes Catch and Kill Makes Sense

This reminds me of Greenback cutt restoration. After the USFWS and Park Service evacuated the greenbacks and rotenoned the brook-trout infested greenback streams in Rocky Mountain National Park a few of them got re-invested. The feds urged the killing of brook

Deer Management by Politician

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What You Can See on March 20

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Delicious Breath Unfresheners As mountain folk have long known, wild leeks are

Hunting Bears With Bait

Bad News Bear Hunters How can there be a "thrill of the chase" when there's no chase? By Ted Williams If animal rights outfits were to design a scheme for depicting hunters as stupid, lazy, and cruel, they couldn't come up with anything more effective

What You Can See on March 19

From Audubon's Earth Almanac by Ted Williams and compiled in "Wild Moments," edited by Connie Isbell, Illustrations by John Burgoyne, Storey Publishing, 174 pages. Fairy Shrimp Vernal pools -- those pockets of snowmelt and rain that vanish