Hunting

How young can you be to lawfully hunt?

This is not a trick question. Like my dad with me whenever he went hunting, I was chomping at the bit to go along. I flat out couldn't wait to put a pheasant on the table, to g ...

Expect buzzing pests to be real pests this year

While we are in a full-blown drought, there has been enough rain, including some good late rains, to leave a pretty fair amount of standing water just about everywhere. As yet, the ...

Worms can be easily kept

It's coming up to summer time, right? How many times have you opened a night crawler container only to find the worms have not survived the trip and melted into gooey globs, wh ...

A Lincoln family's many hunting seasons

Part One looks at the various seasons to hunt birds and deer. Next week’s Part Two looks at coming home with the limit.  Hunting and fishing seasons have moved thr ...

Online checks at DFW can yield great results for deer hunting

Have you learned your deer tags weren’t drawn for your favored zone? Now what do you do? Not hunt? What kind of research do you have to do to obtain a deer tag for another zo ...

It’s dove season. Sept. 1 was opening day.

Exactly 100 years ago, my father’s picture was taken on the opening day of dove season. He stood on the road at his father’s lower ranch on Gladding Road, just above Co ...

Hearing loss not restricted to the older generation

Many people think hearing loss is age-related, but various stages of hearing loss are being seen by those much younger for several reasons. I, for example, have considerable heari ...

Television broadcast pioneer Bel Lange set the bar high

Bel Lange was a household fixture from the mid 1950s through the early 1980s. Those fortunate enough to have a television in those early years tuned in to then-Stockton-based KOVR ...

Regulated hunting a management tool

Randall Cleveland’s comments (page A6, Oct. 13 News Messenger, “Wildlife hunting cruel”) about hunters are false and misleading, attempting to sway public opinion by portrayi ...

Reader says hunting serves a purpose

This is a rebuttal to the “Hunting no longer serves a purpose” letter to the editor on page A8, Oct. 14 Lincoln News Messenger. (Jim) Cather must be a politician. I read his ...

Hunting no longer serves a purpose

Hunting should be outlawed. As an antiquated barbaric hobby that no longer serves any 21st Century purpose, it depletes natural resources that belong to everyone and costs taxpayer ...

Ducks Unlimited works to preserve wetlands

Ducks Unlimited, a nonprofit organization of duck hunters, works to restore the 80,000 acres of wetlands habitat being lost in the U.S. every year, according to Michael Elston, the ...

Lincoln resident dies in hunting accident

Sam Whittaker will best be remembered by his love for Lincoln’s youth and his passion for the outdoors and helping others, said his wife, Debbie. Whittaker died Sunday in a trag ...