Hunting On The Eastern Shore of Maryland
Sago The Red Tail Hawk - Eastern Shore Experience

Hunting in Maryland, historically, is a tradition that goes back to 1634 when the first settlers landed on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. Procuring waterfowl, turkey and deer made the difference between living and dying in colonial Maryland. Here on the Eastern Shore of the state, we continue this tradition nearly 400 years later. […]

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They Call Me The Hawkman

When Tilghman Islander Eric Werner talks to Kimber, the young red tailed hawk he’s training, he swoons. And although the relationship between them looks personal, it’s not. “This isn’t like a bond with a dog or a cat” he said, “this is a professional relationship.” He steps away from her perch inside of his large […]

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Sago, The Red Tail Hawk, Has Arrived
Sago The Red Tail Hawk - Eastern Shore Experience

This past Fall 2017, I had a great trapping season shared with several other falconers as well as a few great friends, some that I have known for 40 years. (Wow! The reality of that statement is just now sinking in.) When I say trapping season, I mean the time of excitement when we are on […]

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Another Young Hawk to Train
Falconry with Eric Werner of Eastern Shore Experience

It is getting close to that time of year again. That time when I haul out my equipment and head to the field to trap my new bird. That immature Red-Tailed hawk that  I will train and use as a falconry bird. Some folks disagree with this sport without knowing much about it. Some folks have […]

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