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Hank Pennington
 
Outdoor Kodiak: Doldrum ducks
The recent heavy rain and warm weather make for challenging duck hunts. There is so much water on the road system, the ducks have lots of places to rest and feed. Add to that all the open water off the road system, and the distant ducks still have no reason to move here. Right now there aren’t al...
Nov 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: ’Tis the season for great eats
By now, most outdoor enthusiasts have done a great job of stuffing their freezers. We have our work cut out for us, eating all that great fish and game between now and spring. If your family is new to such plenty, you’ll soon discover that the biggest challenge lies ahead. Using it all between no...
Nov 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Get started for snowshoes
The 2014 road system deer season is in the history books unless you hunt with a bow or muzzleloader. If you don’t plan to travel off the road system for more deer hunts, what’s left for you this winter? Two hunts get top billing with me, and in fact one nudges out the other. Waterfowl season exte...
Nov 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting the old way
The road-system deer season ends this Friday, Oct. 31. Starting Saturday, Nov. 1 you ‘ll have to move off the road system to hunt deer, right? Not so fast. If you’ve taken the class and passed the qualifying ADF&G qualifying exam for either muzzleloading or archery, you can continue to hunt the r...
Oct 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Traveling for deer
As the road system deer season draws to a close, it’s time to plan hunts into the remote regions of Kodiak that will remain open through the end of the year. Even if you have venison in the freezer, hunts to outlying areas are not to be missed. For me, the road system season has always been a war...
Oct 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Final days of deer season
The general deer season for the road system closes in roughly two weeks on Oct. 31. Do you have fresh venison in the freezer? If not, you had better get busy or start making plans for alternate hunts. Sure you can move off the road system or qualify for the primitive weapon season that extends th...
Oct 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Hunting for ducks on opening day
In recent days it’s become hard to focus on fishing. There are so many distractions! Wherever I go, I’m seeing ducks. Sometimes lots of them. With Kodiak’s duck season opening Wednesday who can blame me? Kodiak’s opening day is often a bit of a disappointment. The weather is usually better for be...
Oct 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Outdoor Kodiak: Late season dollies
My fishing partner paused in putting on his waders and pointed downstream. I could here it too. Several fishermen were laughing and cheering over splashing that was obviously a silver salmon. I nodded and pointed upstream. He grinned at me and pointed to the edge of the river. A fresh bear pile s...
Sep 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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