Summer Deer Scouting

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Summer deer scouting has been an oft-debated topic amongst deer hunters for generations. Some hunters feel that scouting for deer in the summer isn’t all that helpful as summer deer patterns will have changed by the fall. Other hunters however, are in favor of summer deer scouting as it offers an excellent opportunity to explore deer habitat well in advance of the hunting season. I personally  prefer to do my deer scouting in July and August so that I can pattern the deer early on which leaves enough time for my scent to clear out of the area that I intend to hunt well before deer season begins. Continue reading Summer Deer Scouting

Fishing Stockbridge Bowl In Stockbridge Massachusetts

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Stockbridge Bowl is located in the Berkshires in the town of Stockbridge just off of Route 183. The 372 acre water body has a maximum depth of approximately 48 feet and can be fished from the shore and by boat. Ice fishing is very popular on Stockbridge Bowl during the winter months. There is a lot of boat traffic on the lake during the summer months which makes fishing Stockbridge Bowl very difficult during this time of year. I’ve caught plenty of fish in Stockbridge Bowl throughout the years and thought that I would share some tips for fishing Stockbridge Bowl with you. Continue reading Fishing Stockbridge Bowl In Stockbridge Massachusetts

Hiking Safety Tips

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Hiking is a great activity for friends and families to partake in. Hiking is a wonderful form of exercise as there are trails of varying intensity so that even novice athletes can get outside and start having fun immediately. As with any sport or outdoor activity there are basic safety guidelines for hiking that should be followed to help avoid accidents and injury. Please be sure to read these hiking safety tips before you venture out into the woods. Continue reading Hiking Safety Tips

Fishing Laurel Lake In Lee Massachusetts

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Laurel Lake is located in the Berkshires on the Lee / Lenox border just off of Route 20. The 170 acre water body has a maximum depth of approximately 53 feet and can be fished from the shore and by boat. Ice fishing on Laurel Lake is very popular in the winter months and as such, many local organizations choose to hold their ice fishing tournaments on the lake. I’ve been fishing this lake for most of my life and thought that I would share some fishing tips for Laurel Lake with you. Continue reading Fishing Laurel Lake In Lee Massachusetts