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Sunday, February 23, 2020

Springtime is tick time

Spring was one of my favorite times growing up in Missouri. I enjoyed the walks on the farm, the hills and hollows, and hiking...

A fish tale that will blow you out of the water

A Missouri fisherman recently landed the state's largest striped bass on a "pole and line." The striper measured just shy of 50 inches and...

Does Main really go north and south?

Q: What are the true directions of Main Street, Findlay? From the west side of South Main Street, the sun (around the summer solstice,...

You otter know about bridge surveys

By JIM ABRAMS While in college studying wildlife management, it wasn't unusual for a division from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to...

Hunting participants, perceptions are evolving

By JIM ABRAMS If there's ever been a mold of what an "American hunter" looks like, I want you to know that it's...

Enjoy Ohio’s nature during deer season

By JIM ABRAMS Wildlife officers spent a little extra time with their families this week and likely tried to sneak in some hunting...

Acorn mast survey has good news for nut eaters

Acorns are important food for more than 90 species of forest wildlife. The nuts are stored by squirrels and mice, and provide high-energy forage...

Great hunters understand nature

To me, it was a familiar conversation, just not to the folks at this particular social gathering. A man had mentioned the near spiritual...

Black bears are making a comeback in Ohio

Black bears inhabited much of Ohio, but unregulated hunting, deforestation in the mid-1800s, and more people led to the sudden and substantial decline of...

The right time to write is right now

By JIM ABRAMS Sept. 23 marked the official end of a long, hot summer and the arrival of autumn. It is, unequivocally, my favorite time...
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