While many of you were home recuperating last Friday from your New Year’s Eve celebration or watching football, I was one of nine adults, eight young hunters and five welled-trained beagles who were hunting cottontail rabbits in Bunny Bowl XVIII.
Last week I made my first visit to the goose field this year; no snow or ice; just a soggy field and a comfortable 40 degrees.
Those of you who have read my columns over the last 28 years know that when it comes to hunting, I am always looking for something new and challenging to shoot.
How’s your Christmas shopping going? Have you made your list for Santa and taped it on the refrigerator where the family can see it?
As a recent recipient of a Saratoga County-issued unrestricted pistol permit, I can legally carry a concealed handgun.
Bowhunter Lisa Roddy of Scotia was hunting with her boyfriend in Schenectady County on opening day in the Southern Zone.
When I left Fort Dix in 1968, I had no interest in shouldering an AR rifle.
A funny thing happened to me on my way home from the gun smith’s last Tuesday.
Last Wednesday evening, I attended this year’s Capital District Bassmaster’s (CDB) annual awards banquet.
Serious bow and gun deer hunters know scouting their hunting grounds and hanging trail cams prior to the season opening is very important to their success.
On Nov. 7, properly licensed crossbow hunters will have the opportunity to hunt deer in the Southern Zone until the season ends on Nov. 20.
This year’s Buck Tales begin with 14-year-old Alyssa Clark of Queensbury on her first deer hunt during the first day of this year’s Youth Hunt.
The New York State Outdoor Writers Association held its annual Fall Safari in the Lyons Falls, Tug Hill area of the Lewis County Adirondacks last week. It was definitely the perfect time to be there.
I’ve recently heard some talk about another attempt at getting a mourning dove hunting season in New York State.
Today, I’m going to be very busy.
Fins, feathers and fur.
The warmer weather doesn’t seem to have affected the fish bite, according to individual fishing reports and tournament results, especially on some of our smaller lakes.
Since I retired 19 years ago, I’ve spent three to four days a week bass fishing, mostly on area waters, and have had some very good days, but last Friday was my best ever.
Average catch for columnist is down 75 percent after dredging equipment is broken down.
Mike Auriemma is a dedicated fisherman and a very successful Great Sacandaga Lake walleye angler.
After the bell rang at 9:13 a.m. and the second block of classes began, the hallways of Niskayuna High School were quiet Thursday except for the rustling of about a dozen people hurrying to a classroom with balloons and cameras in tow.
When an inferno raced through five 19th century Woodlawn Avenue brick row houses in July, it jeopardized one of the few Saratoga Springs examples of the brownstone-style homes that are so numerous in New York City.
Major league scouts will be coming in droves to watch the pitching exploits of Shenendehowa senior IAN ANDERSON, just as they did a year ago to take in the batting and fielding prowess of Niskayuna’s Garrett Whitley, who became a first-round pick of the Tampa Bay Rays.