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Inside Outside Archive: August 2008

  • Mysteries

    Strange sights and happenings in local waters Published August 30 2008

  • Another loss for animal rights groups

    It pays to be vigilant and stop every animal rights group’s move to interfere with professional wildlife biologists and their recommendations regarding the management of wild game. Published August 28 2008

  • Mosquitoes can be more than a pain in the neck

    There's a standing joke that for years has made the rounds on Virginia's Chincoteague Island that says the mosquitoes on the beautiful island are big enough to saddle. Published August 25 2008

  • Eat ground deer antlers, feel better

    Published August 22 2008

  • How influential are outdoor product tests?

    I don’t know about you, but when Field & Stream Magazine introduces its Annual Best of the Best Awards, I don't put a lot of stock in “battle-tested” (their description) products. Published August 19 2008

  • I simply can't warm up to 'Personal Watercraft'

    As far as I'm concerned -- and I'm joined by a throng of regular boat operators -- PWCs bring out the worst in some people. Published August 16 2008

  • The black bear excitement won’t go away

    After a recent blog post about black bears, now comes word that a young black bear near Gatlinburg, Tenn., attacked and mauled an 8-year-old boy in Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Published August 14 2008

  • Anti-hunting moves noted in California

    Trust California to be among the first to come up with a proposal that would give various local jurisdictions the right to govern recreational hunting. Published August 11 2008

  • Buying habits and preferences

    Southwick Associates, the outdoor world's top surveying and polling firm, recently checked on the buying habits and preferences of anglers from every economic strata. It discovered several interesting facts. Published August 7 2008

  • Beware of the black bears

    As a fellow who's had his share of run-ins with bears, I heartily recommend heeding the recent warnings regarding bruins from the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Published August 3 2008

  • In Old Europe, no catch and release?

    Published August 1 2008