Dove hunting be danged
Remember a couple of weeks ago, when in this very column I said that I had decided not to hunt doves anymore. I think that was a very good idea. But I went anyway, on opening day, after my old friend Rich Abdoler said he was going by himself.
Fall hunting seasons arriving and outlook is good
If you are an outdoorsman, living in the Ozarks is especially rewarding. There is some type of outdoor activity which you can enjoy every month of the year. Additionally, fall is the ultimate season for hunters, with several hunting and fishing seasons beginning in September.
MDC to hold vehicle and equipment auction Oct. 18 in Salem
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a public auction of various used vehicles, and equipment on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 10 a.m. at its Salem Maintenance Center, 1715 Hwy 32 West. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. The auction will include dozens of vehicles, along with ATVs, trailers, boats, outboard motors, mowers, generators, blowers, pumps and other equipment.
Buzz-birds of two kinds
Someone asked me recently when hummingbird feeders should be taken down, to insure that hummingbirds would migrate on time and not be caught in a winter snap of some sort. I once believed that was important, but I realize now that leaving feeders filled with liquid has nothing to do with delaying the little birds’ migration flight. It doesn’t.
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is partnering with the Missouri 4-H Foundation to begin seeking input on the available services and usage of MDC’s unstaffed shooting ranges across the state.
You can go mobile with new, free MDC “MO Hunting” app
The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) now offers Missouri hunters, anglers, and trappers a free mobile application for both Android and Apple mobile devices. The new "MO Hunting" app is available through Google Play and iTunes stores.