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    Better AG Practices = More Pheasants and More Profit

    This is not rocket science and really is not a new concept. It seems in most cases the main ingredient that's missing is related to the attitude of AG operation owners / managers and government funding incentives...
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    Better Ag Practices = More Pheasants and More Profit

    This is not rocket science and really is not a new concept. It seems in most cases the main ingredient that's missing is related to the attitude of AG operation owners / managers and government funding incentives...
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    Favorite Weather Web Site -

    I wanted to share this weather web site with my fellow hunters. It has a lot of viewing options which include snow depth, wind speed, gusts, precipitation type, radar, etc.. You can also scroll forward about for an approximate 9 day forecast. Happy hunting...
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    New Grazing Concept Benefits the Bird and the Herd

    Sure would like to see this in northeast Ohio. A good area to start would be Columbiana County and others along the Ohio river as the DOW released Kansas quail some years ago to try and get a wild population started. New Grazing Concept Benefits the Bird and the Herd...
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    How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms

    Well worth the read. "How America’s food giants swallowed the family farms" (and degraded natural resources) https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/mar/09/american-food-giants-swallow-the-family-farms-iowa?CMP=share_btn_fb&fbclid=IwAR1XOWWPlTRlORHRYbBnUnBG1dvY_UuMm0Sz3Cz-qdy-kMVlONoULvj9RqY
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    Ohio's Upland Bird Populations On Decline

    http://www.sanduskyregister.com/sto...kc_P9lnx2b1wvLyTazwl3XetjisokMHZs1U-wGv7Bk388 This is not new news. At least they are reporting more honest numbers now. It wasn't that long ago that Ohio DOW was reporting 200,000 wild pheasants in Ohio which was total bull. For more than 30 years...
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    Pheasant in Ottumwa region?

    Hi, I've never hunted west of Ohio and I have a young 2 1/2 year old lab and am thinking about making a long weekend trip to hunt late season pheasant and quail in Iowa. Is the area around Ottumwa likely to be a good area to try? Any input is very much appreciated. Thanks
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    Petition opposes PA. pheasant program changes

    Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to make cuts to it's excellent pheasant stocking program. They are closing 2 of the four pheasant game farms that they previously operated and are planning to outsource some of their pheasant propagation to private farms. Below is a Petition to oppose certain...
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    Petitions Regarding PGC Pheasant Farm Closures

    Those concerned with maintaining a quality pheasant release program in Pa. would likely be interested this; See;Petition For the Pennsylvania Game Commission to Continue the Operation of Two Pheasant Farms The Bird Hunting Society Petition
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    Lab vs Golden, upland, ducks , grouse and best friend?

    I am looking for input from hunters with experience where they would be able to give input comparing the breeds Lab vs Golden retriever for upland, ducks , grouse and best friend? (would include watch dog to a lesser degree but is also a plus) Thanks for your input.
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    Ohio Division Of Wildlife Pheasant Hunt Survey

    Who all filled out pheasant hunting survey reports for days hunting pheasants in Ohio and what were your results and / or recommendations if any? I filled out 3 reports for 3 days of hunting stocked birds on public land in NE Oh.. 3 days hunting , about 2.5 hrs. each time out - 1 bird flushed...
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    Wall Street Investors Take Aim at Farmland

    Not a good thing for the long term big picture in my opinion. See; http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2014/03/land-grabs-not-just-africa-anymore
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    Changing fixed chokes on a 16 ga.

    Can anyone recommend a gunsmith who can alter the choke constriction on an older model german made 16 gauge? (Bergsmuller & Sohne) and an idea of what it might cost? I think the constriction of the gun is mod & full and I'd prefer imp cyl in the first barrel and maybe mod. in the second. *
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    What Happened To Our Quail? Observations of an Old Quail Hunter.

    "What Happened To Our Quail? Observations of an Old Quail Hunter." http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/out-there/2013/11/what-happened-our-quail-observations-old-quail-hunter#comment-1001475721 Pheasants too...I think he's right.
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    Input on reliable, double trigger, auto safety

    I'm looking for input on finding a dependable 12 gauge double with double triggers that has a safety that automatically goes on when the gun is cocked, is relatively light weight, and can accept or be made to accept various chokes. I do have a preference for sxs but would find an over under to...
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