Hunting, Fishing and Sport, Daily Racing Form, 1919-12-14


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HUNTING, FISHING AND SPORT. Trappers in the New York Adirondack region, due to the unprecedented high prices paid for furs, are making from 00 to 500 a week, and some schoolboys have made as much as a week by trapping during spare time. During the war the back of an occasional whale gave a lifelike representation of a U-boat awash; in fact, so lifelike that on several Occasions American submarine chasers on the. English coast droppad depth charges on whales and killed them. A proclamation has been issued by the Virginia game commissioner making the open season for killing elk in all save thirteen counties In Virginia date from November 1 each year.. Elk brought .here several years ago have multiplied- so fast and have proved so destructive that farmers are complaining. There is no bag limit. Ducks are damaging the rice fields of Glenn and Colusa Counties, California, to a great extent and growers will sustain even heavier losses this season than they have in past years. A number of rice growers, are complaining of the damage and are quick to refute the assertion of the State Fish and Game Commissioners that only a few fields have been Invaded and that the damage lias been slight.

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