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New York hunting and trapping licenses and permits for the 2019-20 season are now on sale. Hunters can make a purchase at any one of state Department of Environmental 1,300 license issuing out…

I was contemplating when to go fishing. Let’s see, Thursday was out, but the next four days were open. Which day would provide the best chance of success?

Fisheries researchers working at Cornell University’s Biological Field Station at Oneida Lake’s Shackleton Point caught a 139-pound lake sturgeon last month — it’s the largest since the fish s…

Last year the home phone rang. All I could think of was yet another telemarketer, and with some reluctance picked up the phone and in a short, cryptic voice said, “Hello.”

Daylight was just breaking when we backed the boat into the lake. A gentle mist danced delicately above the water’s surface, gently swirling, twisting and turning, rising and falling, as light…

A heavy fog had rolled in overnight due to the recent heavy rains and suddenly cooler weather. As I left the cabin it was impossible to see more than 75 yards, the swirling white blanket creat…

Just as Memorial Day represents the unofficial start of summer, so too does it represent the unofficial end of the spring bird migration that began with waterfowl back in February and ended wi…

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