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Outdoor Report Archive

  • January

    • 01/14/09 Edition- Features Include: Red Crossbill artwork by Spike Knuth, New Features Added For the New Year, The 2009 Freshwater Fishing in Virginia Book is Now Available, Complementary Work Force Volunteers Get the Job Done, and much more!
    • 01/28/09 Edition- Features Include: Redhead and Greater Scaup artwork by Spike Knuth, Walleye Fishing Forecast and Tagging Study 2009 Updates, Jim Crosby Wins Travel Photo Contest, Tips for Building and Maintaining a Wood Duck Box, and much more!
  • February

    • 02/11/09 Edition- Features Include: American Woodcock artwork by Spike Knuth, State Agencies Initiate Fishing Line Recycling Program, Bald Eagles Have Laid Their First Egg, Watkins Boat Landing Reopens after Renovations, and much more!
    • 02/25/09 Edition- Features Include: Snowshoe Hare artwork by Spike Knuth, Hunters Have Record Bear and Deer Harvests in 2008-09, Virginia Wildlife Special Photography Issue Now Available, New Manual Teaches Stewardship for Small Woodlot Owners, and much more!
  • March

    • 03/11/09 Edition- Features Include: Gray Bat artwork by Spike Knuth, Smallmouth Bass River Fishing Forecast Available From Biologists, Virginia Investigating Possible Cases of White-Nose Syndrome in Bats, Board of Game and Inland Fisheries Takes Quail Under its Wing, and much more!
    • 03/25/09 Edition- Features Include: Saw Whet Owl artwork by Spike Knuth, The Shad Are Back, Two Eggs Hatch In Norfolk Botanical Garden Bald Eagle Nest, Outdoor Writers Recognize Student Writing Excellence, and much more!
  • April

    • 04/08/09 Edition- Features Include: Whip-Poor-Will artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF Honored with National Sport Fish Restoration Award, 2009 Virginia State Waterfowl Stamp Artwork Chosen, Tips for Preserving Your Trophy Gobbler, and much more!
    • 04/22/09 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Big-eared Bat artwork by Spike Knuth, Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail Benefits Communities and Families, Wildlife Center Releases Bald Eagle At Westover Plantation, Disabled Veterans Gobble Up a Chance to Go Hunting, and much more!
  • May

    • 05/13/09 Edition- Features Include: Barking Tree Frog article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Honor and Remember Our Veterans Who Answered the Call This Memorial Day, National Safe Boating Week, Henrico County's Echo Park Lake Reopened, and much more!
    • 05/27/09 Edition- Features Include: Mole Salamander article and artwork by Spike Knuth, New Look for The Outdoor Report, Notes for Young Nature Explorers, State Record Fish Committee Reviewing First Freshwater Fish Over 100 Pounds, and much more!
  • June

    • 06/10/09 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Box Turtle article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Quail Unlimited Supports VDGIF Quail Action Plan, Prairie Dogs Are Illegal As Pets, New Record Hybrid Striped Bass Caught In Claytor Lake, and much more!
    • 06/24/09 Edition- Features Include: Cumberland Slider article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Celebrate Freedom Responsibly, Scouts Complete Lake Robertson Conservation Project, Final Board Action Sets Regulations Amendments for 2009-10 Hunting & Trapping Seasons, and much more!
  • July

    • 07/08/09 Edition- Features Include: Prairie Warbler article and artwork by Spike Knuth, John Obolewicz Wins Duck Stamp Contest, Plant a Tree in a State Park, CPO Academy Graduates To Begin Field Assignments, and much more!
    • 07/22/09 Edition- Features Include: Loggerhead Shrike article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Sgt. David Dodson Wins Prestigious Award, Matt Koch Hired as Chief Operating Officer at VDGIF, The Eastern Cottonmouth: Separating Fact from Fiction, and much more!
  • August

    • 08/12/09 Edition- Features Include: The Dunlin article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Complementary Work Force Volunteers Recognized for Service, You Never Know What Lurks in Those Waters, Tips for Taking Kids Fishing, and much more!
    • 08/26/09 Edition- Features Include: American Eel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Hunter Education Volunteers Recognized for Tremendous Dedication, Bob Swinson Receives 2009 Governor's Transportation Safety Award, New Seasons Set For Waterfowl and Webless Migratory Birds, and much more!
  • September

    • 09/09/09 Edition- Features Include: Black Duck article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Be Proud To Be A Hunter Or Angler, Trout Unlimited Honors Two Fauquier County Residents, Coast Guard Reports a Rise In 2008 Recreational Boating Fatalities, and much more!
    • 09/23/09 Edition- Features Include: Northern Flying Squirrel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Autumn Offers Bountiful Outdoor Adventure Opportunities..., Crossbow Safety Tips by Dick Holdcraft, Study to Assess Climate Change Impacts on Virginia's Brook Trout Resource, and much more!
  • October

    • 10/14/09 Edition- Features Include: The Northern Harrier article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Youth Hunting Days Create New Traditions, Virginia Trout in the Classroom Program Reaches 100 Classrooms, Telecheck Results Confirm Successful Youth Deer Hunting Day, and much more!
    • 10/28/09 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Big-eared Bat article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Virginia Receives National Archery in the Schools Program Awards (NASP), Governor Kaine Announces More Land Preserved Toward 400,000 Acre Goal, Too Many Deer Can Damage Habitat, and much more!
  • November

    • 11/10/09 Edition- Features Include: The Dismal Swamp Southeastern Shrew article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Jeff Turner Wins Wrangler Outdoor Writer Essay Contest, Turkey and Grouse Brood Reports, Virginia Angler Hector Sara Wins World Championship Carp Tournament from Virginia Waters, and much more!
    • 11/24/09 Edition- Features Include: Barn Owl article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Support Outdoor Activities for Disabled Veterans, Treestands Recalled by Gander Mountain Company Due to Fall Hazard, Health Advisory for Walleye on Lake Gaston, and much more!
  • December

    • 12/09/09 Edition- Features Include: The Fisher article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Girl Scouts Earn Basic Trapping Certificates Through Hands-on Training, Create a Holiday Tree for the Kids and the Birds, Popular Bass Bait - Madtoms Featured in December Virginia Wildlife Magazine, and much more!

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