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Morel Mushroom Hunting Season in Ohio

Morel Mushroom Hunting Season in Ohio

Morel mushrooms are a passion for many in the Midwest. Considered by many the greatest delicacy in the mushroom world after the black and white truffles of Europe, they are highly prized by professional and amateur ...

How to Repel Copperhead Water Moccasins

How to Repel Copperhead Water Moccasins

Enjoying the great outdoors during the hiking and camping season can be a rewarding experience. Exploring nature and all of earth's creatures is an effective way to become one with your surroundings, and also get to ...

What Physical Adaptations Does a Rabbit Have to Help it Survive in Its Environment?

What Physical Adaptations Does a Rabbit Have to Help it Survive in Its Environment?

Rabbits belong to the Lagomoprha family which includes hares and pikas. A common misconception is that rabbits are rodents; they are not. Rabbits have four incisors in the upper jaw where rodents have only two. Rabbits ...

Side Effects of Stepping on Rock Fish

Side Effects of Stepping on Rock Fish

There are more than 300 members of the rockfish family in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. The Latin name for this prolific family is "Scorpaenidae," or the scorpionfishes. Of this family, 57 species are known ...

Information on the Eagle Bird

Information on the Eagle Bird

Two species of eagles are found in North America---the golden eagle and the bald eagle. Both are skilled hunters and birds of prey, although one will often resort to stealing food from other raptors when the situation ...

How Many Kinds of Hippos Are There?

How Many Kinds of Hippos Are There?

Although several other hippopotamus species existed far back in history, only two still remain in the modern day. These two living species are the common hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius) and the pygmy hippopotamus ...

How to Repel Skunks

How to Repel Skunks

If you camp frequently, you'll likely cross paths with a few skunks from time to time. Skunks commonly live in open land near forests, along lakes and streams and in thick, wooded areas. Most feared for their spraying ...

Mississippi Kayak Boating Laws

Mississippi Kayak Boating Laws

Paddling the waterways of Mississippi can bring hours of peaceful enjoyment communing with nature, photographing wildlife or casting a line to reel in a variety of fish. State boating laws regulate those embarking on ...

How to Field Dress a Black Bear

How to Field Dress a Black Bear

The difficult work of a bear hunt begins after the animal is successfully shot and recovered. Field dress the bear immediately to preserve the meat and prepare for transport from the field to the freezer. Bears are ...

Official Texas Deer Hunting Laws

Official Texas Deer Hunting Laws

Home to an estimated four million white-tailed deer and up to 250,000 mule deer in rainy years, Texas is a favorite destination for deer hunters. While ammunition and safety regulations are consistent within Texas, ...

Private Land Open to Public Hunting in Ohio

Private Land Open to Public Hunting in Ohio

Ohio is considered a top hunting destination for white-tailed deer, thanks to the state's policies that make it easier to obtain a license, a long deer season and a conservative buck harvest policy. While there are ...

Coyote Hunting Regulations in Texas

Coyote Hunting Regulations in Texas

Coyote hunting regulations in Texas are established by the Parks and Wildlife Department. Coyotes are a problem when they prey on livestock or pets, scavenge in dumps or residential areas or invade gardens in search of ...

How Long Is Opilio Crab Season?

How Long Is Opilio Crab Season?

Followers of the reality TV series “Deadliest Catch” know that commercial fisherman go after the opilio crab in the cold darkness of the Alaskan winter. The North Pacific Fishery Management Council, NOAA and ...

Small Game Hunting Seasons in North Carolina

Small Game Hunting Seasons in North Carolina

North Carolina allows hunting of 16 small game species. In all cases, a hunting license is required, and local laws may overrule state laws. Certain counties have different season lengths, and counties also have ...