They look like buffalo, act like buffalo, and certainly smell like buffalo, yet the hybrids known today as “beefalo” still have domestic cattle DNA in their genetic makeup. These large, lumbering creatures are left over from an ambitious project more …Go to Are Hunters the Solution to the Grand Canyon’s “Beefalo” Problem?
After more than 20 years, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is bringing back bear hunting to the Sunshine State. The decision to plan a limited weeklong season was first announced early last month, and although it has yet to …Go to Florida Officials Revive Bear Hunt in Wake of Increased Encounters
On Friday, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that it filed an appeal in the December 2014 federal court ruling that returned the state’s wolf population back to the endangered species list. That decision, which was made by …Go to Michigan DNR Fights Federal Court’s Wolf Protection Decision
Paleontologists are calling a recent find in the Russian region of Yakutia a “sensation.” Last September, Aleksandr Banderov and his hunting party were traveling near the Semyulyakh River when they uncovered the preserved carcass of an adolescent who…Go to Russian Hunters Discover 10,000-year-old Frozen Woolly Rhino in River
In 2014, the states of Michigan, Iowa, and Wisconsin held an experimental teal duck season with authorization from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). With the first-year report concluded, biologists from the three states confirmed that the 2014…Go to Experimental Teal Season in Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin a Success
CalGuns Foundation link to the ruling is here. You can read the first few pages and know what the outcome will be. California seeks to ensure guns are safe, etc., etc., so only very safe guns are put on the…Go to District Court rejects challenge to CA "gun roster" law
Posted here. "One of the heroes of the Waco fights of the 1990s has passed away. Mike McNulty did more than any other single person to doggedly pursue the truth about Waco. And he produced or co-produced a number of…Go to Jim Bovard remembers Mike McNulty
We are not entirely sure of the context of this video, but it appears to show hunters in Africa using a unique method of harvesting wild pigs. The hunters toss monkeys at a pack of wild pigs, which are eventually caught and “ridden” by the monkeys–…Go to Video: Hunting Wild Boars with Monkeys
Post by Jack Somerville Photography.
Photographer Jack Somerville originally journeyed to the African coastal nation of Namibia in search of wildlife found nowhere else in the world, but he left with pictures of local hunters instead. The 26-yea…Go to Photographer Captures Images of Tribesmen Hunting with Cheetahs
The government’s "constructive possession claim didn’t get very far. The government had been contending that designating to whom the firearms could be transferred was "control," and hence exercising illegal "possession." Then before argument they conceded that Henderson could transfer them…Go to Supreme Court argument in Henderson
Over the weekend, Boone and Crockett measurers set to work on scoring Stan Kreidermacher’s massive 28-point buck, which he harvested late last year on the final day of Minnesota’s muzzleloader season. To little surprise, the rack ended up measuring an…Go to Video: 28-point “Mean Gene” Buck Confirmed as New Minnesota Muzzleloader Record
The most famous hunting couple, Lee and Tiffany, stopped by to add some alfalfa to their feeder and it was all caught on camera by The Crush Live Deer Cam. While filling the feeder, their dog Tanker found a massive shed from a very well-known deer n…Go to Trail Cam Footage Shows Lee and Tiffany Lakosky Finding a Monster Buck’s Shed
Earlier this month the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) announced that it will be launching the most comprehensive long-term wild turkey study in the state’s history, alongside Auburn University. The five-year project is aimed …Go to Alabama Launches Comprehensive Study as Turkey Population Declines
Charity Navigator just revoked their rating and put a "donor advisory" alert in its place. This comes in the wake of a $15 million payout to settle an extortion and bribery suit, and moving $26 million to offshore accounts….Go to HSUS loses charity rating
I just heard, know no details. Mike produced "Waco: The Rules of Engagement" and directed "The FLIR Project" and "Waco: A New Revelation." Back in ’93, he and I forced reopening of the Waco issue, which led to appointment of…Go to RIP Mike McNulty
Tuesday, Feb. 24, the Supreme Court will hear argument in Henderson v. United States, describing in this SCOTUSblog post. Henderson surrendered his firearms to the government, as one of his conditions of release. He was later convicted of a felony,…Go to Supreme Court argument approaching
By pure luck, I came across this, a provision allowing recovery of attorneys’ fees in forfeiture cases. It ought to be of great use in gun forfeiture cases at the Federal level. 28 USC §2465(b) provides: "(1) Except as provided…Go to Recovering attorneys’ fees in Federal forfeiture cases
Congressional lawmakers from Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Wyoming introduced two bills last week that would preserve the ability of state agencies to manage wolf populations. The bills are a direct response to a federal court ruling in December…Go to Lawmakers Introduce Bills to Protect Wolf Hunting in Great Lakes States, Wyoming
M855 is the current military issue, and so comprises the "surplus" ammo market in 5.56 NATO. BATFE originally classed it as suitable for "sporting purposes" and thus exempt from the AP ban. It now proposes to reverse this and ban…Go to BATFE moves to ban SS109/M855 .223 ammo
A party of pig hunters found themselves in the right place and right time after they rescued a stranded pilot on North Island in South Carolina’s Georgetown County. According to WWMB, the pilot found himself on the densely forested island after he was …Go to South Carolina Hog Hunters Rescue Stranded Pilot
A potentially deadly virus once only found in European domestic turkeys has found its way to North America, and according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Georgia, is much more widespread than previously thought.
Scientists with …Go to Study: Gruesome Tumor-causing Turkey Virus Now in 17 States
It’s carried as the cover story….Go to California Lawyer magazine on Chuck Michel
Mance v. Holder, opinion in pdf. US District Court for the Northern District of Texas holds that the ban is unconstitutional on its face and as applied. A resident of Washington, DC (which now allows handgun in the home, if…Go to Ban on FFL handguns sales to nonresidents struck down!
An amusing video takedown, from Louder With Crowder….Go to "The 2A was only meant to protect muskets"
We should probably cringe whenever someone invokes the dead to make a point, whether to rhetorically ask what they’d say about a current issue or to claim the issue is making the deceased spin, roll, or otherwise agitate in their grave.
Who are we t…Go to Free Online Class Studies Hunting’s Role in Conservation
I spent much of my career working as a millwright in manufacturing plants so the value of J-B Weld isn’t lost on me. That being [...]Go to J-B Weld – The magical fixit potion
The Washington Post, no less, discusses Park’s private papers and what they tell about guns. "When Rosa Parks was a little girl in rural Alabama, she would stay up at night, keeping watch with her grandfather as he stood guard…Go to Rosa Parks’ Experience with Firearms
Story here. Original story here. "Bloomberg claimed that 95 percent of murders fall into a specific category: male, minority and between the ages of 15 and 25. Cities need to get guns out of this group’s hands and keep them…Go to Bloomberg for once shows candor
On Thursday, US Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) introduced the Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015. Like previous versions, the act includes a number of provisions that will protect the rights of hunters and…Go to Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act of 2015
Hunting for shed antlers is great fun and an easy way to get kids into the great outdoors. But there’s no way that shed hunters could collect every discarded antler in the woods, could they? So what happens to those racks left on the forest floor? Do t…Go to Video: What Happens to Shed Antlers You Don’t Pick Up?