March 12, 2008
“If winter conditions persist we will need to brace ourselves for a large decrease in Any Deer permits as well as a reduced harvest in 2008 in order to compensate for an expected increase in winter mortality,”
Those are the words spoken by Lee Kantar, Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife deer biologist when referring to the current winter that has gripped the state of Maine and buried it under record breaking snow falls in some areas and near records in others. Read more
March 6, 2008
*Note* – I have spoken with and communicated with some of the people, including Mr. Savery, about this effort to eradicate Lyme disease in Connecticut. I have been assured that those supporting this effort are also supporting the use of hunting as a management tool in this effort.
Have you heard the good news about Lyme disease?
Did you know that a town on Cape Cod ended its Lyme disease epidemic more than 20 years ago, and has been a virtual “Lyme disease free zone” ever since?
Or that communities in three New England states have ended their Lyme disease epidemics? Read more
March 5, 2008
Try Vermont’s Green Mountain Range and Northwoods Outdoor Adventures
By Blaine Cardilli
Plans for making this particular hunting trip had been on the table for three months and although we knew from the website what the basic lodge was going to look like, nothing could have prepared us for what we actually saw when we pulled up. Stepping from the truck, dusty from many miles up long and winding dirt roads, we rounded the front corner of Duplissey Lodge where we were graciously met by Steve and Dan Barbour, our hosts and the owners of Northwoods Outdoor Adventures. My partner, Orrin Parker, and I were on a working hunt for a national outdoor tv show at the time, and were anxious to see what Steve and Dan had to offer us in the way of turkeys. Read more