Tag Archives: Deer Season

Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: End of another deer season

As you read this, northern zone is over with for another year and Black Powder season in the southern zone closed on Dec. 18. It’s been a long non-productive season for many. There was no feed in the woods for the deer. Where they went to have lunch and supper is beyond me. My success […]

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Warm winter good for deer

The warmest winter in more than 40 years coupled with a mild spring is expected to lead to a strong deer hunting season this fall, according to biologists in both New York and Vermont. “It should be better than last year,” said Ed Reed, a wildlife biologist with the N.Y. State Department of Environmental Conservation. […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Slow start to deer season

I don’t know about all you hunters out there, but deer hunting this year has been slow, very slow, non-existent slow. I’ve been out quite a bit and in most areas not even a squirrel, bird, chipmunk, nothing. There’s definitely not the feed in the woods that the animals rely on. The hunters aren’t seeing […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Deer season changes proposed

Now here it is the middle of April and most people are hoping for the weather we had in March to return. The weather we’re having in April is typical April weather. What we had in March was fantastic. I know it’s early, but here are the proposed deer and bear seasons for 2012 in […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry: Snow throws hunters a curveball

Snow does a crazy thing when you get it during hunting season. It drives all the hunters crazy with wanting to be out in the woods stalking that buck. The only trouble with this year’s first snow fall, it was too much. Ten inches of heavy slippery snow fell where we hunt causing all kinds […]

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Deer season finally hits full stride

By Derek Liebig   The anticipation has been building for months and will reach its peak early Saturday morning as the first rays of sunshine appear on the southern horizon, illuminating fields and wood lots throughout the area. Waiting patiently along hillsides, hedgerows and behind blinds, will be hunters hoping to catch a glimpse of […]

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Outdoors in Whitehall with Gene Terry

Opening of the Northeast Duck Season on Oct. 1 turned out to be as busy as possible. We got out of the woods just before all the rain came down and down and down for the whole weekend. It wasn’t very good for the duck hunters. The ducks loved it though. Bow season so far […]

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Rainy opening for duck season

By Gene Terry It stands to reason if it’s going to rain what other day is more appropriate than the first day of duck hunting on Oct. 1. It not only poured, the north wind added to the discomfort of every duck hunter out there. Needless to say we were all good and wet in […]

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Local deer processor aids food pantries

Over the last 15 years, John Rozell has processed thousands of deer in the small facility in his garage, and in the last seven years, more than a ton of the meat has gone to the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York. “That does sound like a lot, but it accumulates over the years,” […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]