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Outdoor Report Archive

  • January

    • 01/12/11 Edition- Features Include: The Redhead artwork by Spike Knuth, Bedford Youth Rabbit Hunting Workshop Great Success, Boating Safety Precautions For Waterfowl Hunters, Snow Cover Offers Best Time to Track Wildlife, and much more!
    • 01/26/11 Edition- Features Include: Horned Grebe artwork by Spike Knuth, Sportsmen Spending Billions in Virginia, Walleye Fishing Forecast and Tagging Study 2011 Updates, Newly Revamped Peregrine Falcon Section Available on VDGIF Website, and much more!
  • February

    • 02/09/11 Edition- Features Include: Red crossbill artwork by Spike Knuth, VDGIF To Host Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament, Youth Pheasant Hunting Workshop in Fauquier Big Success, VDGIF Provides Second Grade Unit on Virginia Wildlife, and much more!
    • 02/23/11 Edition- Features Include: Snowshoe Hare artwork by Spike Knuth, Virginia Now Stocking Trout In South Holston Lake, Virginia Deerhound wins "Top Dog" at Westminster Show, Golden Eagle Soars Again, and much more!
  • March

    • 03/09/11 Edition- Features Include: Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker artwork by Spike Knuth, Deer, Bear, Turkey 2010 Harvest Data Announced, Students, Teachers Fired Up About NASP, Sportsman's Expo Benefits Orange Student Angler Club and Community, and much more!
    • 03/23/11 Edition- Features Include: Clinch Sculpin artwork by Spike Knuth, Annual Shad Run Underway, VA Outdoor Writers Announce Winners in High School Youth Writing Competition, Caution: Hypothermia Lurks in Dangerous Combination of Warm Air and Cold Water, and much more!
  • April

    • 04/13/11 Edition- Features Include: Cumberland Slider artwork by Spike Knuth, Youth Spring Gobbler Hunters Post Success, Just in Time for Spring Gobbler, New Mattaponi Wildlife Management Area Opened, State Record Fish Committee Confirms New Record 109-Pound Blue Catfish, and much more!
    • 04/27/11 Edition- Features Include: The Dunlin artwork by Spike Knuth, Norfolk Botanical Garden Eaglets Banded for On-going Research, Blackwater Nottoway Riverkeeper Clean Rivers Day Big Success, Two Streams Added to the VDGIF Catchable Trout Stocking Program, and much more!
  • May

    • 05/11/11 Edition- Features Include: Eastern Big-eared Bat article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Newest Wildlife Management Area Significantly Enhances Conservation Efforts in Virginia, See Habitat Partners© Streaming Video of 4 Corporate Habitats, VA State Record Blue Catfish at Bass Pro Shops Aquarium in Ashland, and much more!
    • 05/25/11 Edition- Features Include: Sharphead Darter article and artwork by Spike Knuth, 2011 Spring Turkey Harvest Shows Slight Increase, Competition at Hunter Education Challenge Develops High Level of Outdoor Skills, Living with Bees & Wasps, and much more!
  • June

    • 06/08/11 Edition- Features Include: American Eel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Father's Day Ideas for the Outdoor Dad, Richard Howald Named Conservation Police Officer of the Year, Mitchell Norman Makes Heroic Rescue of Capsized Fishermen, and much more!
    • 06/22/11 Edition- Features Include: Appalachian Monkeyface Pearly Mussel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Virginia Board of Game and Inland Fisheries Endorses Sunday Hunting, CWF Volunteers Honored for Service in Shenandoah Valley Area, State Record Fish Committee Confirmed State Record 143-Pound Blue Catfish and Possible World Record, and much more!
  • July

    • 07/13/11 Edition- Features Include: Barking Tree Frog article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Ron Louque Wins Duck Stamp Contest, Fishing for Nutrition: Cast, Catch, Clean, Cook, and Yum!, Baseball Fans 'Go Nutz' for New VDGIF K-9 Team, and much more!
    • 07/27/11 Edition- Features Include: Royal Tern article and artwork by Spike Knuth, 4 of 5 Eagles Released at Berkeley Plantation Now Living in the Wild, "Hunt Fish VA": Hunting & Fishing in Your Pocket, Hunter Skills Weekend Provides Novice Hunters Skills Beyond Basic Education Course, and much more!
  • August

    • 08/10/11 Edition- Features Include: Dismal Swamp Southeastern Shrew article and artwork by Spike Knuth, The Fishing Spot New Feature in Fishin' Report, Owl Dies from Entanglement in Discarded Fishing Line, New Boat Ramp Opened on New River at Ivanhoe, and much more!
    • 08/24/11 Edition- Features Include: Prairie Warbler article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Art Contest Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Program, Ed Crebbs Inducted Into VA Trappers Hall of Fame, Top Ten New Hunting Regulations and Opportunities for 2011-2012, and much more!
  • September

    • 09/14/11 Edition- Features Include: The Northern Harrier article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Sgt Karl Martin Presented Governor's Career Achievement Award, Like Father, Like Son (or Daughter)... Tree Stand Safety Must be Taught by Example, Call VDACS to Get Regulations Before Digging Ginseng, and much more!
    • 09/28/11 Edition- Features Include: Black-crowned Night Heron article and artwork by Spike Knuth, 3rd Youth Deer Hunting Day Record Success, Virginia Naturally School Recognition Program Awards 48 Schools Certification, New State All Time Black Bear Record Set at Big Game Contest, and much more!
  • October

    • 10/12/11 Edition- Features Include: Bobwhite Quail article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Big Woods WMA Dedication Celebrates Unique Partnership—Three Adjacent Tracts to be Cooperatively Managed, How Does a Young Hunter Without a License Check in a Deer or Turkey?, Hawk Watching Fun Peaks in October - November, and much more!
    • 10/26/11 Edition- Features Include: American Oystercatcher article and artwork by Spike Knuth, CPO Richard Howald Named VDGIF Conservation Officer of the Year, Hunters: Check the Regulations before Taking Your Deer Carcass out of Virginia, Too Many Deer Can Damage Habitat, and much more!
  • November

    • 11/09/11 Edition- Features Include: Black Duck article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Drivers, Use Caution to Avoid Hitting Deer, Support and Volunteer With Organizations That Offer Hunting Opportunities for Veterans, 'Early Season' Tree Stand and 'After Dark' Safety Tips, and much more!
    • 11/22/11 Edition- Features Include: Fisher article and artwork by Spike Knuth, New for 2012 - Facility Access Permit, Wild Turkey Restoration Legacy of Kit Shaffer, Hunters Needed for CWD Surveillance in Frederick & Shenandoah Counties, and much more!
  • December

    • 12/14/11 Edition- Features Include: Delmarva Fox Squirrel article and artwork by Spike Knuth, Your Donations Help the VDGIF K-9 Team, Apprentince Hunting - 101, Get Prepared for Winter Weather NOW!, and much more!

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