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Fishing is a good way to introduce kids to the outdoors
Few experiences are more rewarding than introducing a child to the outdoors. I remember teaching my daughters at the age of 3 to recognize the voice of a barred owl — “Who cooks for you, who cooks for you-all!” They were amazed they could identify a bird without seeing it.
‘A river runs through it’
He was a natural at reading water. Whether in a kayak, a whitewater raft or a fishing boat, he simply saw water differently than most. He was good, no doubt about it. When I was learning to row a raft down whitewater, I asked him for his guidance. He would sit in the back of the raft coaching me on waters and their currents. With his help, I too began to see the waters differently and read the river.
- Opening Day at Shady Spring Little League
BBQ to benefit The Yard training facility
An outdoor barbecue to benefit baseball. Now that’s American.
Derby Dames to host Roller Vixens Saturday night
The Beckley Area Derby Dames (BADD) will host their second home bout of the season Saturday against the Greenbrier Roller Vixens of Lewisburg.
Dates set for BNI golf tourney
The evenings are growing longer, and the sun is shining brighter.
It must be time for golf.
Sportsmen’s tax dollars prove very beneficial
If you enjoy wildlife recreation and conservation, you may want to find the nearest sportsman in your neighborhood and shake their hand. Ultimately, it’s their spending of dollars on the equipment to fuel the passion of the lifestyle they cherish that brings in millions of dollars to our state for wildlife.
You may know more bird songs than you think
Early migrants began returning several weeks ago. Turkey vultures, killdeer, and phoebes were probably as befuddled by the late winter weather as we were. But by early April, we should be safe from any more extended cold snaps. And that means the parade of returning migratory birds will accelerate every week.
Old hunting dogs still have the passion, so take them with you
“Blessed is the person who has earned the love of an old dog.”
— Sydney Jeanne Seward
Saturday night’s alright for fighting at area Toughman
Elton John was nowhere to be found in the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center, but his words remained true — Saturday night was alright for fighting.
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