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North Carolina Hunters Bag Massive 707-pound Wild Boar

Bruce Florence and his son Jonathan Florence are experienced outdoorsmen. Between the two of them, the Caswell County natives have hunted or fished just about anything in North Carolina, but when a recent hunting trip brought them within sight of a mas…

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Michigan Sheriff Deputy’s Horse Put Down Following Coyote Attack

The Lapeer County, Michigan Sheriff’s Mounted Unit announced on Sunday that one of their horses died as a result of a predatory coyote attack over the weekend. The horse’s owner, Lapeer County Sheriff Deputy Kallie Meyers, had been keeping the animal …

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Video: Hunters, Deputies, Wildlife Officers Team Up to Rescue Buck from Ditch

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently shared a video showing what can happen when game wardens, local law enforcement, and hunters work together.

“We had a very exciting morning & would like to thank Brian (Scottie) Smith…

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President Obama Proposes Wilderness Protections for Oil-rich Alaskan Coast

This week, President Barack Obama’s administration announced that the Department of the Interior has released a new conservation plan for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) that will designate more than 12 million acres as wilderness, including…

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Video: Homeowner Rescues Deer Trapped in Fence

For good or ill, it seems that deer want to jump over just about everything. Adult deer can leap up to eight feet in the air—which means that somebody should probably teach them how to play basketball. However, when you combine a deer’s poor depth pe…

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Florida Wildlife Officers Kill Heaviest Bear in State History

On Sunday, officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) euthanized the largest-documented black bear in the state’s history. According to The News-Press, the massive 740-pound male bear was captured days before while roamin…

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Pennsylvania Shelves Controversial Plan to Restrict Hiking in State Game Lands

The Pennsylvania Game Commission announced last week that it has shelved a proposal that would restrict non-hunters from using state game lands during hunting seasons in fall and spring. According to the Game Commission, the proposal would have have re…

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NH Officials Review Bear Bait Regulations after Chocolate “Overdose” Allegedly Kills 4

How much chocolate is too much chocolate? For a group of four black bears, a 90-pound mountain of chocolate and chocolate donuts proved to be lethal. According to the Concord Monitor, the New Hampshire Game and Fish Department is considering new regu…

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Mississippi Lawmakers Propose Venison Harvesting Program to Feed Inmates

Lawmakers in The Magnolia State have introduced an ambitious bill that seeks to solve two problems at once: manage the state’s burgeoning deer population and provide sustainable, nutritious food to inmates that will not break taxpayers’ wallets. House …

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Video: Tangled Bucks Separated by Chainsaw

Finding a pair of antler-locked bucks is often a somber experience. Much of the time, tangled antlers can mean a death sentence for both deer, yet is not uncommon for one of the bucks to soldier on long after the other one perished. Suffering from hung…

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Nebraska Cancels 2015 Mountain Lion Hunt

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission announced last week that there will be no mountain lion season for 2015, and will instead pursue a new three-year study on the state’s big cats. Commission director Jim Douglass told The Lincoln Journal Star tha…

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Nebraska Cancels 2015 Mountain Lion Hunt

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission announced last week that there will be no mountain lion season for 2015, and will instead pursue a new three-year study on the state’s big cats. Commission director Jim Douglass told The Lincoln Journal Star that …

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A Case of Mistaken Identity Earns One Boy a Free Hunting Trip

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Post by Carolyn Bunny Welsh.

Sometimes even mistakes can lead to good things. Two sheriffs in Pennsylvania and South Carolina have teamed up to send one 9-year-old boy on his first hunting trip, and it all began as a misunderstanding. According …

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Video: Duck Hunters Run into “Bird Storm”

Imagine driving your UTV to a pit blind when a brace of ducks fly overhead. Oh, that’s pretty neat, you might remark to yourself, as even more ducks—and some confused looking geese—pass you by. Looks like you’ll have little trouble bagging dinner. …

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Off-duty Cop Steps on Bear While Hunting, Gets Bitten in Foot

Depending on where you hunt, black bears can range from being a nuisance to a serious danger. Dover, New Jersey police officer Walter Michalski never expected that he would end up stepping on one. The off-duty policeman was hunting for deer in Allamuch…

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Animal Rights Groups Pressure Montana Hunting “Derby” into Keeping Location Secret

Despite threats, criticism, and pressure from animal advocacy groups, one predator hunting “derby” in Montana will still he held. Yet according to The Missoulian, the location of the hunt, and even the location of the registration site, is still being…

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Bighorn Sheep Tag Sells at Auction for $100,000

A single Idaho bighorn sheep tag sold for $100,000 at this year’s Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno, Nevada, making it the fifth-most expensive tag sold in the program’s history since it started in 1988. Recognized as one of the largest expos f…

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Canadian Hunters Rescued from Ice Floe 17 Miles from Shore

Officials from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) are praising eight hunters in Nunavut for their preparedness and good sense in their own rescue on Sunday. According to the RCAF, the hunters spent two days on the large ice floe after it separated fr…

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Bills That Would Expand Hunting Opportunities Gain Ground in New Jersey

On Monday the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee approved four bills that would greatly enhance hunting opportunities in the state. According to NJ.com, the bills approved by the committee include legislation that would increase the sta…

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Illinois Governor Quinn Vetoes Bobcat Hunting Bill

On his last day in office, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn vetoed legislation that would open up bobcat hunting in the state for the first time since 1972. The bill, which had previously breezed through the state House by a vote of 91 to 20, and a much cl…

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Video: Arrows Blowing Up Eggs, Pop, and a Light Bulb in Slow Motion

Last week we posted a video of arrows perforating whipped cream canisters, fruit, snowglobes, and more in glorious slow-motion video. This week, the women of Archery 360 took on targets of their own. The archers shoot a variety of household objects, …

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Utah Officials Expand Bear Hunt as Population, Conflicts Increase

The Utah Wildlife Board approved the expansion of bear hunting opportunities for 2015 in a meeting on Monday, including new spring, summer, and fall limited-entry hunts as well as a harvest-objective hunt. The decision came after a large increase in b…

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“Rogue” Wolf Forms First Wolf Pack in Western Oregon

Oregon officials have confirmed that the state’s famous wandering wolf, OR-7, is now the leader of his own pack. The male gray wolf stepped into the spotlight between 2009 and 2011 when he traveled thousands of miles from northeast Oregon into Califor…

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Video: British Fieldsports Channel Host Experiences American Gun Shops

What happens when you take the host of a British hunting program to US gun stores? Well, it’s like the proverbial kid in a candy store. Join Fieldsports Channel’s Charlie Jacoby as he briefly tours popular sporting equipment stores like Cabela’s, Gan…

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Study: Dangerous Cat Parasites May Be Infecting Deer

When it comes to the host of dangers that wild deer face, few people think of feral cats. However, a study by researchers at Ohio State University found that feral cats may be responsible for the presence of a dangerous parasite in deer called Toxopl…

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Experimental Vaccine Partially Successful at Protecting Deer from CWD

After a four-year study, scientists at Colorado State University have made a breakthrough in their research on a vaccine to prevent chronic wasting disease (CWD) in deer. The researchers published their study in the medical journal Vaccine last month, …

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New Glock Models for 2015 Allegedly Leaked

Will Glock fans finally get that single-stack 9x19mm pistol they have always wanted? Early signs point to “no.” Just weeks before the 2015 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, a Glock distributor released (potentially prematurely)…

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Wisconsin Hunter Ambushed by Injured Doe

For many hunters, there is nothing better than starting off a new year with a freezer full of venison. Sometimes, however, the would-be venison strikes back. According to Action Reporter Media, an unidentified 72-year-old man in Fond du Lac County, Wis…

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Video: Watch These Arrows Take on a Whipped Cream Can, a Snowglobe, and Fruit in Slow Motion

There are some who say that everything looks cooler in slow motion, and this video by Archery 360 seems to add merit to that notion. Whether it is a can of whipped cream, some unsuspecting fruit, or even a snow globe, this montage of slow-motion shots…

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Illinois May Reopen Bobcat Hunting after 40-year Ban

Earlier in December 2014, the Illinois Senate passed a measure that would allow hunters and trappers to take bobcats for the first time in more than 40 years. The state House already approved the measure back in March, and now the bill will head to de…

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