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Gerald Almy: Tips for successful river duck hunting

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December 15th, 2014

Rivers serve as both feeding and resting areas for ducks and offer some of the most consistent waterfowling available. They’re great early season spots and get even better late in the year when many ponds and lakes freeze and birds are forced to concentrate on flowages that remain open longer because of the moving current.

Brad Fauber: Nats, O’s quiet at winter meetings

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December 12th, 2014

Fans of the Nationals and the Orioles waited eagerly for their teams to make some moves during the annual MLB Winter Meetings this week. But the meetings have come and gone and, as action packed as they were, fans of both teams are still waiting.

Tommy Keeler Jr.: Cavs in good position

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December 11th, 2014

The University of Virginia men’s basketball team had a great season last year, and indications are that this season will be even better.

Craig Murto: The joy of open trailers

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December 10th, 2014

Do you ever drive by a landscaping trailer and strain to see if there’s some indication on it as to what’s inside? No? Me neither.

Gerald Almy: Avoiding mistakes late in season

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December 8th, 2014

If you’ve already bagged all the deer you want for the season, congratulations. But if you decide to continue hunting with bow, crossbow, or during the late muzzleloader season, one of the best ways to improve your chances is to eliminate tactical mistakes.

Craig Murto: Champs crowned, Derby awaits

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December 3rd, 2014

Local and regional track champions have been crowned, so it’s a good time to take a look at the names that took home the big trophies at the end of 2014.

Gerald Almy: Duck stamp reaches milestone

December 1st, 2014

Many people casually buy a “Duck Stamp” when they plan to go hunting for waterfowl, but few of them probably realize how incredibly important this conservation program has been to the healthy duck and goose populations we now enjoy across the United States and Canada.

Craig Murto: Hamilton captures F1 title

November 25th, 2014

Lewis Hamilton grabbed his second Formula One World Driving Championship in grand style by dominating the grand prix in Abu Dhabi, for the 33rd win of his career.

Gerald Almy: Mixing tactics can be productive

November 24th, 2014

I think most hunters have faced this dilemma a time or two. You enjoy sneak hunting bucks (also called still hunting). The weather’s cold and it’s nice to be up and moving around. The season’s winding down and you haven’t been seeing much from your tree stands.

Gerald Almy: Finding right group of does

November 17th, 2014

We’ve all read in articles that when the rut arrives, as it has right about now, you should hunt where the does are. But the truth is you need to find the right doe group.