• Cove and Genny with a limit of wild Montana pheasants. Provided photo
    New York’s Pheasant Hunting

    October 21st is the opening of pheasant season in our area. It is not the big event that it once was in this region. If you were to jump into the Wayback Machine with Mr. Peabody and...

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  • Now is the time to buy a fishing boat

    After writing about all the great places available to fish here in Western New York all summer, I couldn’t take it anymore…I had to buy another fishing boat. I’ve owned several over the years, but other than...

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  • Whitetail wisdom

    As most deer hunters know, October 1 is the opener of archery deer season in our area. We in Western New York are in what the DEC refers to as the Southern Zone of the state. I...

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  • Salmon techniques for shore fisherman

    At the risk of repeating myself … we anglers here in Western New York should wake-up clog dancing that we live literally surrounded by great fishing water. Added to that, I am personally lucky to have so...

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  • Deer Dynasty

    Look out Duck Dynasty’s Robertson clan … the Angelo family is coming for you. There is a family in Honeoye Falls that is the ultimate example of a family that hunts together stays together. Between them they...

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  • Captain Chris Joloff caught this giant 31 lb king on a glow spoon. Provided photo
    The Running of the Kings

    You’ve heard of the running of the bulls in Spain. Come fall here in Western New York we have something even better, here we have the running of the kings. Lake Ontario has some of the best...

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  • September marks American Goose Season

    Well, there is some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the early goose season opens on September 1, the bad news is that the summer is slip sliding away (no, Paul Simon...

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  • Doug Smith with a nice brown trout he caught on a silver and green Cleo off Charlotte Pier. Provided photo
    Charlotte Pier a Hotspot for Shore Anglers

    So far all of the great places to fish here in Upstate New York I’ve written about require a boat to have success. I am sure there were plenty of anglers out there that don’t own said...

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  • Scott Vanallen and his attentive golden retriever Willow. As a team they have progressed to Master Hunter level. Provided photo
    Hunt Tests for retrievers

    As I start to put together a plan on how I want to train my Labrador Retriever pup Rosalee (aka “The White Tornado,” aka “Drop it!”), I am thinking about joining a retriever club. I know there...

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  • My favorite … The Thousand Islands

    Of all the tremendous places we have to fish in New York State, my all-time favorite is the Thousand Islands area. When it comes to great fishing mixed with outstanding scenery, the St. Lawrence River/Thousand Islands region...

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