Author Archives for Matt Martin

Snowy owl tagged in Erie in winter 2013-14 reappears

   November 26, 2014 12:29 pm    0

Millcreek, a snowy owl named for the area where it was tagged with a transmitter during the irruption of 2013/14, has turned up on Project Snowstorm’s radar for the first time since April 23. Get the full details from Project Snowstorm. Revisit a GoErie story here about snowy owls’ temporary residency in the Erie region during…

 

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Vote for the November NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month

   November 26, 2014 11:14 am    0

Voting is open through Nov. 30 at midnight for the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month for November. Twelve hunters entered photos of their bucks from the current hunting seasons. The photo that receives the most votes will win the Deer of the Month title, plus a prize and selection as a finalist in the Deer…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 25: Linda Sipple, Erie

   November 25, 2014 8:35 am    0

Linda Sipple, of Erie, needed only 28 minutes in the woods to shoot the first deer of her hunting career. On the final day of the archery season, Sipple shot an 8-point with her crossbow from 30 yards while hunting near Cambridge Springs. The buck had a 16-inch spread and weighed 185 pounds. “I have…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 24: Joe Falk, Union City

   November 24, 2014 10:32 am    0

First-year archer Joe Falk, of Union City, got his first buck Nov. 14 on the heels of a snowstorm in the Erie region. “The buck came in quietly from the north after I hit the buck grunt and doe bleats a couple of times. He came within 15 yards of where I was 12 feet (up)…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 23: Dave Thomas, Erie

   November 23, 2014 8:39 am    0

Dave Thomas, of Erie, shot his 9-point Nov. 8 near Albion. “It was late evening and he came through following a few does,” Thomas said. He made the shot from 30 yards. Thomas’ deer photo is entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest – and yours can be too, if you meet the…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 22: Timothy Hilton, Erie

   November 22, 2014 8:02 am    0

Timothy Hilton, of Erie, used his Matthews Z7 to take his trophy 8-point Nov. 7. Hilton’s deer photo is entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest – and yours can be too, if you meet the contest guidelines. Hurry; the November submission period closes Sunday, Nov. 23. Public voting starts Nov. 24, and a…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 19: Chad Foster, Conneaut Lake

   November 19, 2014 9:36 am    0

Chad Foster, a Conneaut Lake resident, doubled up on Nov. 15 in Mercer County. Foster tagged a doe from 20 yards at 7 a.m. Three hours later he changed stand locations and shot an 8-point that was on lockdown with a doe. The buck had a 19 1/2-inch outside spread. Foster’s deer photo is entered…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 15: Michael Williams, Kane

   November 15, 2014 5:47 am    0

Archer Michael Williams, of Kane, took a trophy buck out of Warren County’s big woods Nov. 7. Williams shot the 12-point around 10 a.m. on public land. The buck had a green gross score of around 145 and dressed at 172 pounds. Williams’ deer photo is entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 14: Jim Woodworth, North East

   November 14, 2014 9:32 am    0

Jim Woodworth’s 11-point is the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Day for Nov. 14. Woodworth, of North East, shot the buck Nov. 4 in North East Township. It had a 19-inch spread and weighed 22 pounds. Woodworth’s deer photo is entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest – and yours can be too,…

 

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Deer of the Day, Nov. 13: Heather Mook, Saegertown

   November 13, 2014 10:33 am    0

Heather Mook, of Saegertown, shot her first archery-season buck Nov. 8. Mook shot the 7-point while hunting near Saegertown. Mook’s deer photo is entered in the NWPA Outdoors Deer of the Month and Year Contest – and yours can be too, if you meet the contest guidelines. Or you can share your trophy photo in the NWPA Outdoors Hunting…

 

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