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A Girl and Her Eagle: Photos of an Ancient Hunting Tradition

Thirteen-year-old Ashol Pan is one of the few girls being trained in the ancient art of eagle hunting, and she is part of a newly-evolving tradition. According to the Daily Mail, Pan was one of several Kazakh eagle hunters that photographer Asher Svide…

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Ohio Town Thanks Bowhunters for Reduced Deer-car Accidents

The town of Indian Hill, Ohio reported just eight deer-automobile accidents last year, a reduction of over 80 percent from the town’s 1997 historic high. Residents and Police Chief Chuck Schlie said that the town’s bowhunting program, which was impleme…

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Miss Kansas to Host ‘Limitless’ Hunting Show

Lifelong hunter and National Guard member Theresa Vail may not be what most people expect from a beauty queen. The 23-year-old broke stereotypes last year when she won the Miss Kansas title, and although she lost her bid for the Miss America crown, Vai…

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First Case of CWD Found in Wild Iowa Deer

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced on Wednesday that the first case of chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been found in the state’s wild deer. According to a press release, the infected deer was harvested by a hunter using a shotgu…

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Will Poisoning Ravens Save the Sage Grouse?

When it comes to competition between ravens and sage grouse, many biologists say that grouse are on the losing side of the fight. With dramatically shrinking habitat and declining numbers, conservationists say that efforts to save the sage grouse are v…

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New York Village’s Deer Birth Control Program Sees Slow Progress

Last month the village of Hastings-on-Hudson, New York began its deer immunocontraception program. In a press release earlier this year, village officials said their goal was to capture and administer an immunocontraceptive to 60 does during the winter…

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South Carolina’s First Cormorant Hunt Brings in over 11,000 Birds

Between February 2 and March 31, South Carolina hunters flocked to the Santee Cooper lakes for the state’s first-ever double-crested cormorant hunt. According to The State, the inaugural season ended with 11,653 birds harvested. This is good news for m…

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New Jersey Hunter Donates Record Black Bear to State Fishery

Bruce Headley, 62, was hunting for deer on his property when he took the New Jersey state record black bear back in 2011. Now that same bear stands guard inside the Pequest Hatchery, watching over the visitor center as both a memorial and tribute to Ne…

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Wisconsin Deer, Turkey Mortality Possibly Lower than Feared

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently released its 2013-2014 Winter Severity Index (WSI), which measures how the season affected wildlife in the state. The results were grim, and many regions of the state marked 2014 as the worst…

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Video: Bowhunter Makes Extraordinary Miss on Large Buck

This video taken several years ago shows a bowhunter missing his first shot on a nice-sized buck. Technically, it wasn’t a miss at all.  When the deer breaks cover, you can clearly see the arrow lodged in its rack. The buck then proceeds to stare the …

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Last Shipment of Elk from Kentucky to Virginia Furthers Reintroduction Efforts

Last week, a group of 45 elk arrived in Virginia’s Buchanan County. The pack was the last transit of the animals from nearby Kentucky as part of Virginia’s Elk Management and Restoration Plan, which has a short-term goal of raising the state’s elk popu…

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Hunter’s Trail Camera Records Strange Lights, Causes Speculation

Trail cameras can sometimes catch images of strange things other than wildlife. According to WLOX, Rainer and Edith Shattles of Jackson County, Mississippi were reviewing footage from their 150-acre property when one image stood out. In it a deer stood…

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New York Town Calls on Local SWAT Team Members to Cull Deer

The town of North Tonawanda, New York revived a bait-and-shoot program last month to deal with what local leaders call a significant deer overpopulation. According to the Niagara Gazette, the cull will be carried out by four members of the city police …

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Video: Bowhunter Takes Shot on Massive Brown Bear

In the video below, hunter Juan Garcia and guide Sam Fejes travel to Kodiak Island, Alaska to pursue some of the biggest brown bears in the world. While Fejes calls the bear in, Garcia lets the massive animal get within 12 feet of the duo. Then, on a s…

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Utah DWR Offers Hunters $10,000 Contracts for Coyotes

The growing number of coyotes in Utah and the threat they present to mule deer led to the creation of the state’s Predator Control Program in 2012. By the time wildlife officials ended the program’s first year last June, more than $380,000 was paid out…

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Crossbow Hunting Legal Again in New York

New York lawmakers approved Governor Andrew Cuomo’s 2014-2015 budget on Tuesday, which gives the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) the authority to set regulations for a big game crossbow season. This is good news for New York’s co…

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No Drone Hunting for Colorado Town

Residents of Deer Trail, Colorado voted on Tuesday against opening a hunting season on unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as drones. According to The Denver Post, 181 of the small town’s 348 registered voters showed up to cast their ballot. About 73 …

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Experts Say Missouri’s Spring Turkey Season Looks Promising

Missouri biologists are optimistic about the state’s upcoming spring turkey season, and they say hunters should be too. According to Missouri Department of Conservation resource scientist Jason Isabelle, who is in charge of the turkey-management progra…

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Yellowstone Grizzlies Progress Towards Federal Delisting

Federal officials say that a study on whether Yellowstone’s grizzly bears should be removed from the Endangered Species List could be finished as early as this fall. According to the Jackson Hole News and Guide, Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator Chris …

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Yellowstone Grizzlies Progress Towards Federal Delisting

Federal officials say that a study on whether Yellowstone’s grizzly bears should be removed from the Endangered Species List could be finished as early as this fall. According to the Jackson Hole News and Guide, Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator Chris …

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Giant Rat Trapped in Swedish Home

Here at OutdoorHub.com, most of our trapping stories happen in the outdoors. This story from the Swedish capital of Stockholm, however, is a rare exception. According to The Local, a Swedish family finally managed to capture a monstrous 15.7-inch-long …

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Giant Rat Trapped in Swedish Home

Here at OutdoorHub.com, most of our trapping stories happen in the outdoors. This story from the Swedish capital of Stockholm, however, is a rare exception. According to The Local, a Swedish family finally managed to capture a monstrous 15.7-inch-long …

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Connecticut Hunters Harvest More Deer with Bows Than Firearms

For the first time in Connecticut’s history, hunters have harvested more deer with arrows and bolts than bullets. According to the Hartford Courant, bow and crossbow users harvested at least 6,046 whitetail deer last season as opposed to the 4,340 deer…

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Video: Can You Spot the Mountain Lion?

They might not be as large or as social, but mountain lions hunt much like their African cousins. North America’s largest wild cat is a canny predator and stealthy to boot. In the below video, M2D Camo’s Eric Martin calls in a mountain lion. On the fi…

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World’s Best Shed Hunting Dogs Converge on Minnesota

For two days next month, the Historic Grand Event Centre in Northfield, Minnesota will be filled with dogs, their owners, and an abundance of shed antlers. April 12 to April 13 are the dates set by the North American Shed Hunting Dog Association (NASHD…

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Nebraska Lawmakers Pass Mountain Lion Hunting Ban

Nebraska’s first mountain lion hunting season could also be the state’s last, as a bill to halt the hunt is currently headed to the desk of Governor Dave Heineman. According to KETV, state senators voted 28-13 to pass Legislative Bill 671 on Monday, wh…

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Idaho Approves Year-round Wolf Hunting, Legislature Passes Wolf Control Bill

Last week the Idaho Fish and Game Commission made a rule change allowing year-round wolf hunting on private property in the state’s northern Clearwater Region, which was quickly followed by the passage of a bill that would set aside $400,000 in funds t…

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Nevada Wildlife Board Votes to Regulate Shed Hunting

On Saturday the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners voted unanimously in favor of regulating shed hunting, or the collection of shed deer and elk antlers by hobbyists. Although the board voted against requiring Nevada shed hunters to purchase a hunt…

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Fight to Delist Gray Wolves Continues, Plan Opposed by 74 House Members

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell received a letter on Wednesday signed by 74 congressional representatives, urging her to drop the plan by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to end federal protections for the gray wolf. Led by US Representative Pe…

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Sunday Hunting Bills Pass Maryland House and Senate

The Maryland House of Delegates passed a bill over the weekend that would lift the ban on Sunday hunting in the state’s three westernmost counties. In addition to a similar bill that passed the state Senate last month, House Bill 406 is on track to arr…

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