Category: Outdoors

DAILY DEBRIEF: Where are all the turkeys? Looking back on spring hunting season (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Where are all the turkeys? Looking back on spring hunting season (podcast)

Where are the turkeys? Just a few days after the regular spring turkey season ended in New York State, Norm Ridley, a board of director at the North Seneca Sportsmen Club and president of the state’s National Wild Turkey Federation speaks with ... MORE
Wireless trail camera buying guide

Wireless trail camera buying guide

Wireless trail cameras are becoming much more popular among hunters and deer land management teams. Recently, I have seen many discussions in terms of ranking the best wireless trail camera so I thought that you would be interested in a detailed buying ... MORE
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Tompkins County Legislators approve rifle hunting resolution

Tompkins County Legislators approve rifle hunting resolution

A Rifle hunting resolution in Tompkins County was approved by the Legislature during a meeting on Tuesday night. A split vote of 8-6, decided to seek State authorization to allow rifle hunting for deer and bear in Tompkins County, but leaves open ... MORE
New legislation expands land for hunting and fishing on wildlife refuges

New legislation expands land for hunting and fishing on wildlife refuges

The Trump administration passed new legislation to expand hunting and fishing at wildlife refuges around the country. That includes the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge, located along the New York State Thruway between Syracuse and Rochester. The new legislation is expanding hunting at ... MORE
Chris Zaldain takes Day 1 lead at Bassmasters Elite on Cayuga Lake

Chris Zaldain takes Day 1 lead at Bassmasters Elite on Cayuga Lake

Chris Zaldain’s day couldn’t have started much worse. Or ended much better. The California native who now lives in Fort Worth, Texas, woke up Thursday to find that several of his best rod-and-reels had been stolen during the night. But with what ... MORE
Gustafson takes Day 2 lead at Bassmasters Elite

Gustafson takes Day 2 lead at Bassmasters Elite

Canadian pro Jeff Gustafson came into the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake with modest expectations. But his confidence has grown with each passing day — and on Friday, it grew by leaps and bounds as Gustafson caught five bass that weighed ... MORE
New York pro Jamie Hartman crowned Cayuga Lake champ

New York pro Jamie Hartman crowned Cayuga Lake champ

On Sunday afternoon, for the second time in three tournaments, Jamie Hartman claimed a Bassmaster Elite Series victory. Both were special. But he couldn’t deny this one meant just a little more. Fishing in his home state of New York, Hartman caught ... MORE
Mynderse students fishing at nationals

Mynderse students fishing at nationals

Two Mynderse Academy students will be casting their lines into Kentucky Lake in search of some elusive bass. This is not a typical summer vacation fishing trip for incoming freshman Brody Herron, 14, and recent graduate C.J. Zerniak, 18. The two members ... MORE
Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Cayuga Lake week

Bassmaster Elite Series returns to Cayuga Lake week

When the Bassmaster Elite Series visited Cayuga Lake in 2016, that late-June event saw lots of fish on beds. Next week’s return to this Central New York lake will find anglers facing a completely different seasonal complexion when the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite ... MORE
Fishing boat at sunset (photo)

Fishing boat at sunset (photo)

A lone fishing boat at sunset at the Chimney Bluffs in Huron. Photo by Be a Pursati ... MORE
FL1 SPORTS PODCAST LIVE AT 2:30 PM: Mynderse fishermen go for National Championship in Tennessee (podcast)

FL1 SPORTS PODCAST: Mynderse fishermen go for National Championship in Tennessee (podcast)

Mynderse Academy senior C.J. Zerniak & eight-grader Brody Herron recently qualified to represent New York State in the 2019 BASS High School National Championship on Kentucky Lake in Paris, TN this summer. Both anglers are in-studio to talk about their sport, how ... MORE
Geneva man captured 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker

Geneva man captures 2019 Carp Derby with 45 lb. lunker

More than 200 anglers from throughout the Finger Lakes registered for the 49th annual Waterloo Rotary Carp Derby. It was the 11th year the Rotarians have sponsored the Carp Derby that was begun by the Grumpy Old Men of Seneca Falls in ... MORE
Kayak fishing tournament raises funds for Tristan Foundation

Kayak fishing tournament raises funds for Tristan Foundation

When you think “Kayak Fishing”, philanthropy might not top your list. It might not even crack the top ten words you think of when this fast growing sport pops into your mind, that was not the case this past Saturday. NYKBF (New ... MORE
DEC: We need to get the walleye out of Skaneateles Lake

DEC: We need to get the walleye out of Skaneateles Lake

What’s it going to take to rid Skaneateles Lake of walleye, which were illegally stocked? Or, should the state Department of Environmental Conservation, which manages the fishery, even bother? That was the subject of a heated discussion at a “State of Skaneateles ... MORE
North Rose Taxidermist says bucks he’s seeing have big racks

North Rose Taxidermist says bucks he’s seeing have big racks

I walked in the door at Clingerman Taxidermy, prepared to talk deer during my annual visit. Opening day is this coming Saturday, making the time for a whitetail discussion perfect. On the wall to my left was a beautiful mount of a ... MORE