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November 21, 1975

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on SPORTS in the FI LD on the cottontails! They've been my undoing so far this there weren't enough of them. I never got a shot in hounds. The next weekend, too many rabbits-too wasn't even looking for cottontails. I was after quail-or to show its wings. With me ,*'ere Greg Nicholson editor of American Sportsman magazine and now an for Ridge Press, and, of course, Amy my Shorthair. driven to West Virginia from New York and had just hunting woodcock in Canaan. He saw exactly one bird, and brush to make his ungloved hands look as if he a bail of barbed wire. The weather, he declared, was bird watching than for hunting game birds. I pleaded when he called from Blackwater Fails, McClintic Saturday. I'll put you into birds." Thanks to aCCurately, rabbit hunters-I had to eat my words. )iled into the Country Caddy at 6:30 a. m. for tl~e two-hour and sorghum fields while the bob white still had the earlier this year revealed that 35 coveys of quail their home. It is also home base for three to four !land, putting the timberdoodle hunting there nearly on a Canaan Valley, but someone else must have also cavernous potholes on the main entrance road to and headed for the cornfields near Pond 28. Between gun fire of the National Guard on maneuvers, Amy quail there in September. I figured they'd still be there, bumpers-with squawling, yelping dogs lined the another section of the Station-sorghum strips and 0ace control-burned. Only two rabbit hunters there, so we Amy loose, and started out on an hour-long walk sky. Not a breeze stirred Amy, I knew, would she was to pick up any scent at all. morning sun came out from under its blanket of gray truing ray down to ward off a slight chili. The at last, ran free in her kind of world-open fields, the field ahead of us as we walked, working her She worked and ran, ran and worked, stopping and she detected the slightest smell of birds. But the out by the bunny hunters that had beat us there. field and moved to another, our wingshooting wishes Rtime we worked an uncut cornfield-Bob on one side Gre Permits required to bunt in wilderness areas Hunters planning to use lhe I)olly Sods or Otter Creek Wilderness areas this season will be required by law to have a permit from the U. S. Forest Service. The permits are free and available by phone, mail. or by stopping at U.S. Forest Service Ranger offices located at Parsons, Richwood. Barrow, Marlinton, Petersburg, White Sulphur Springs or the Forest Supervisor's office in Elkins. "'No state agency will have these permits," said Cantner. Information needed by the forest service for a permit is: applicant's name and address, expected date and length of hunt, location of entry and exit point and number of people in the party. Three days should be allowed for permits issued by telephone and one week for permits requested b'~' mail. The use of any motorized equipment is prohibited on both of these wilderness areas. Camping is permitted only in designated campsites and beyond 100 feet of any live stream, trail or road. The use of small cooking or heating stoves is recommended rather than campfires. Regulations will be enforced by West Virginia conservation officers and agents of the U. S. Forest Service. State bunters report legal mu/t/ple deer bJlls in 1974 Four state hunters, Gary W, Bryant, Chesapeake; Karl B. Myers. New Creek; Allan Glasscock. Peters- burg; and Bill McGuire of Princeton. reported three legal deer kills in 1974 according to Wildlife Resources Chief Dan Cantner. Cantner said, "'Only West Virginia residents who have a Class AB or A License plus a Class N License may November 20, 1975 "rh~, Llenxille I)~ mo~al "Pa~ t~n(~ r ::g: i :!ii!ii i xN\ ~ ~ ;::5:; t_... ~::;:: L-R, front row: Robert Hawkins, co-captain, Reginald Carter, Wayne Washington, Danny Pruden, Roger l)inge~ ~ ,~, >c~~; Gar~ Nottingham and Calvin Page; middle row: Charles Warner, Randy Datcher, Don Whalen. Tom (~a~. ~n~ co-captain. Gene Pearson, and Joe Kniceley; back row: Assistant coach Tim Carney, manager Joe Lyles, a~d (o~ ~ ~" ~ ~: GSC basketball coach Jesse Lilly has announced that Randy Hess and Robert Hawkins have been selected as Left.Overs /end G$C bowling league The "'Left-Overs". made up of Colleen and Bantz Collins. Elsie Kirkpatrick and Bob Reed. led the GSC Bowling League as of November 10 with a 19V~ ,,,,'on and 10V~ lost record. Second place was shared by the co-captains of the 1975-6 squad, Both manager, and )'i~ Sa~ ;~,, ~ ~,~::~:: are returning lettermen. Assistant Their first game on the ~; :~*~:(~i coach is Tim Carney, with Joe Lyles a:: with Fairmont o> ~,~ , ~'~ : ilili!~ Saddles Horse Bb~ e~ } ~o!:: Bridles All Horse Care Products Available~Pd~;~" ~iii Rams