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Video: Leopard Springs from Roof and Attacks Residents in India

Chaos quickly erupted when residents found a leopard hiding on the rooftop of a house in the Ballarpur village in Maharashtra, India, CBS News reports.
The leopard sprang from the roof and strayed into the Chandrapur district, where it attacked someone…

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Battle of the Bucks 2014: Round 1

Each year, we round up photos of the country’s biggest bucks and most thrilling hunting stories for the Outdoor Life Deer of the Year contest. Now, we’re calling on you to help us pick America’s favorite buck. We’ve selected the 16 finalists for th…

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Video: Longest Mule Deer Migration Ever Recorded

A team of researchers working in Wyoming recently documented what is not only the longest migration of mule deer ever recorded, but also the second longest land migration in North America. The muleys in the study traveled 150 miles from their winter g…

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Wildlife Officials to Ban Coyote and Predator Contests in California

The California Fish and Game Commission issued a proposed rule last week that would outlaw coyote and other predator contests that reward hunters. Officials at the FGC meeting Wednesday voted 3-2 in favor of the proposal, which establishes a public co…

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Video: Anglers Wrestle World-Record Mako in the Surf

Yesterday we posted a story about a giant mako shark that will likely break the land-based catch world record. Today, a video has been released of the two anglers, cousins Earnie and Joe Polk, wrestling the 805-pound shark in the surf.
The anglers tri…

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New World-Record Bighorn Ram Picked Up in Alberta

A bighorn ram whose horns reportedly surpass the current world-record measurement has been found dead nearly a year after it disappeared from the grounds of the famous Cadomin Mine property in Alberta.
The ram was officially scored last week at 209-1/…

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805-Pound Potential Record Mako Shark Caught on Florida Beach

An angler team of two cousins reeled in a possible world-record shortfin mako shark from the shore near Pensacola, Fla. last week. Earnie and Joey Polk had intended to keep the potentially controversial catch under wraps, but a passerby snapped this p…

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Centipede Claws Out of Snake’s Stomach

Photo by Arsovski et al Ecologica Montenegrina
Mother Nature took the “fight-or-flight response” to new heights when she pitted this nose-horned viper against a centipede.
Researchers on a field study in Macedonia last year discovered the d…

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Are We Overlooking the Biggest Threat to Deer and Deer Hunting?

The recent North American Whitetail Deer Summit hosted by QDMA is well over, but it’s impact is still being felt. The summit identified the principal threats facing deer and deer hunters and spawned a national initiative to do something about th…

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Video: Hilarious Fishing Fails Compilation

If you’re headed for the water this weekend, we hope that you have better luck than these guys. This video puts together some of the greatest bloopers of the fishing world.
Yo no soy marinero. Soy capitan!
(Explicit language at the end of this video)….

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Record Freeze on the Great Lakes Has Big Impact on Fish and Waterfowl

This winter’s merciless conditions have brought reports of wildlife struggling to survive all across the country. The Minnesota DNR reluctantly rolled out an emergency feeding plan for its whitetails and a cold-stun kill in North Carolina devast…

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Video: Two Young Bucks Battle it Out

The rut is at least half a year away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a good buck fight. This great video of two young, South Texas bucks battling for dominance was recently posted on YouTube.
This from the video description: “Two Texas whitetail…

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The Micro Manager: Turning 17 Acres into Whitetail Hunting Paradise

That didn’t take long.
Just one step into this and I’ve already screwed up. I wish I could say this will be the last mistake, but it won’t be.
This entry is the first installment of a weekly journey that begins with 17 acres of lackluster vacant land …

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Montana Mountain Lion Hunters Oppose Increasing Harvest Quotas

Mountain lion hunters across Montana criticized increased harvest quotas presented at the Fish, Wildlife and Parks meeting Thursday in Helena. The agency relied on its own recent population study to propose raised quotas for the next two seasons, but h…

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Wildlife Officials Kill 6 Black Bears After Attack on Florida Woman

Photo by FWC via Flickr
A black bear mauled a Florida woman outside her home near Orlando Saturday evening. During the subsequent investigation in Seminole County, Fla., officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have shot one …

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Huge Wave Nearly Knocks Cod Fishing Crew Off Ship

Here’s living proof that your job is easy.
These guys were cod potting, trapping cod in a large netted enclosure or “pot,” in Alaskan waters when a crushing wave throws the full wrath of nature upon them. The men are washed away like …

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Officials to Stop Minnesota Emergency Whitetail Feeding Plan

In February we wrote about Minnesota’s emergency feeding plan to help the state’s northern whitetails survive harsh winter conditions. Wildlife officials began the first emergency feeding in 18 years amid both support and controversy on Ma…

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Video: Battle Between Lions and Cape Buffalo

The Kruger Sightings YouTube channel has uploaded another great video of lions squaring off against cape buffalo. This from the video description: “Amazing video of a pride of lions hunting a buffalo, but then a fellow buffalo comes and saves the day &…

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National Whitetail Deer Hunting and Management Survey Results

From a national perspective, whitetail hunting and management seem to be at a crossroads. Not too many years ago whitetail powerhouse states like Wisconsin, Alabama, and Nebraska were seeing all-time record harvests (2000, 2005, and 2010 respectively)…

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Photo: Massive Bull Shark Caught Off Miami Beach

An unidentified angler fishing with notorious shark guide Capt. Mark “the Shark” Quartiano has landed a massive bull shark off the coast of Florida.
Capt. Quartiano stated Friday via Instagram that his client caught the 10-foot, 624-pound s…

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Researchers Tag 3,500-Pound Great White Shark in Australia

Photo by WA Fisheries
A great white shark roughly the size of a Chevy Suburban has been tagged off King George Sound, Australia.
The shark was measured 16.5 feet in length and weighed more than 3,500 pounds. This gargantuan size easily makes it one of …

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Experts: The Texas "Chupacabra" was Definitely a Raccoon

Last week we wrote about a couple from Texas who claimed to have captured a baby chupacabra.
Jackie and Bubba of Ratcliffe, Texas spotted the hairless animal munching on corn in a tree on their property and trapped it in a cage. They then proceeded t…

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Video: Huge Elk Herd Jumps Fence to Cross Road in Montana

Austin Stonnell recorded video of this massive herd of elk about a block from his home in Bozeman, Mont., on March 26.
Stonnell, a Washington native studying chemical engineering at Montana State University, said he has no idea how many elk were in the…

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Video: Man Wrestles Hammerhead Shark to Save Hooked Tarpon

There’s a fine line between bravery and stupidity. Truth be told, I can see plenty of both in this clip.
A gigantic tarpon is being reeled in when an even larger hammerhead shark appears from the depths of Boca Grande Pass, Fla., for an easy meal…

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Florida Anglers Land 720-Pound Mako Shark While Fishing Cobia Tournament

A group of anglers dead-set on winning a cobia tournament opted to battle a 700-pound mako shark instead.
Randy Messer and friends had already landed a 40-pound cobia off Destin, Fla. when they spotted a goliath mako cruising just 15 feet below the sur…

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Video: The Rattlesnake Den

Perhaps it’s the warmer weather. Or maybe spring turkey season. Or simply the fact that some people get off on snakes.
Who knows why anyone would search for a video showing about a zillion rattlesnakes slithering through the high grass of Montana…

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Video: A 2,500-Yard Shot with .338 Lapua

This video was uploaded to YouTube last year by 1Grizzman and is starting to catch some attention. It’s a pretty cool demonstration of how the right long-range gear mixed with the proper know-how can produce impressive results.
According to the video,…

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Brutal Winter Causes Fish Kills and Postpones Planned Elk Hunt in Wisconsin

This year’s brutal winter might finally be winding down, but it looks like we’re stuck dealing with the aftermath for months to come. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced today that an extended ice cover will likely caus…

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Confessions of a Sharpshooter: How a Deer Cull Actually Works

The last place you would expect to see an animal rights group is protesting alongside a hunters’ rights group, but that’s exactly what is happening on Long Island’s East End. When town, state, and federal authorities announced the pl…

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Giant, Man-Eating Crocodile Captured in Uganda

A crocodile that has been blamed for killing four people on Lake Victoria in Uganda has been captured and if reports are correct, the beast could be the largest of its kind in captivity.
According to Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) Sulani Tumanya the …

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