Decades ago, when I worked in Interior Department’s legal shop, the Solicitor’s Office, a good buddy was Rick Robbins, Assistant Solicitor for National Capitol Area Parks. They handled all legal issues for the Park Service in the DC area, things…Go to Blast from the past
The Boone and Crockett Club announced last week that a bighorn sheep killed in an automobile accident near Longview, Alberta has snatched up the world record. The horns were retrieved by a local rancher and scored 209 4/8 inches, beating out the previo…Go to Boone and Crockett Club Announces New World Record Bighorn Sheep
If you think you’re an expert turkey caller, now is your chance to prove yourself in front of the entire hunting world. Cabela’s “It’s In Your Second Language” turkey calling contest challenges participants to submit videos of their calling videos for …Go to Enter Cabela’s Turkey Calling Contest for a Chance to Win Turkey Hunting Gear
My grandfather passed away a few weeks ago, in late January. I suppose, in a way -I’m still processing what his loss means to me. [...]Go to Goodbye Gramp – Remembering Jim Morrison
It bans the American flag (apparently even from private display). And the student resolution doing so demonstrates how literacy and clear thinking are no longer requirements for getting into that college: "[F]lags construct paradigms of conformity and sets homogenized standards…Go to U Cal Irvine raises the bar on self-beclowning
Guided by comments to the previous post (thanks!) I find that BATF just posted online a notice that its removal of M855 ammo from the exemption for AP ammo is a mistake. Sounds like the decision was made to remove…Go to Pretty hilarious!
ATF is required to publish, and I believe annually update, a list of "published ordinances" relating to guns, for guidance of firearm dealers. In mid-February, ATF announced that it was seeking comments on its proposal to removed the "sporting purposes"…Go to Pretty astonishing….
Want a variety of fan mounts on your wall? Make sure you know where to go to harvest every subspecies of wild turkey in the United States. This helpful infographic contains wild turkey facts and descriptions, plus season dates and bag limits by state. …Go to INFOGRAPHIC: The United States of Turkey Hunting
On Wednesday, Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller asked the state’s Supreme Court to overturn a February ruling that stripped the state wildlife agency of its authority to manage captive deer. That decision, made by a three-judge panel of the Indian…Go to Controversial Captive Deer Case Appealed to Indiana State Supreme Court
Whether you are a veteran prepper, a rookie survivalist, or maybe somebody who wants to be a little bit more prudent “just in case” – [...]Go to Review – James Wesley, Rawles – “Tools for Survival”
The State Bar is offering three hours CLE credit to watch "In Search of the Second Amendment," followed by an hour discussion by your humble servant….Go to 2A CLE in Tucson
This young shed hunter had the good fortune to find the other half of his first complete rack. It just goes to show that kids are never too young to introduce to the great outdoors, and something like shed hunting may be the perfect activity to get the…Go to Video: Three-year-old Finds Shed Antler
Last month the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that 2014 marked the safest year ever for hunters. For the first time in the state’s history, there were no fatal incidents and only 10 injuries recorded across all of 2014′s hun…Go to Michigan’s 2014 Hunting Seasons Go Down as Safest on Record
Over at Real Clear Policy, Robert VerBruggen has thoughts on the issue….Go to More on declaring "green tip" 5.56 as armor piercing
For $21,000 in attorney fees, plus such damages as may be proven at trial, in an action charging that the city’s gun ordinances violate the Pennsylvania preemption statute….Go to Default judgment entered against Harrisburg
Like most states with a feral hog population, Georgia has relatively lax regulations on hunting invasive swine. Yet that does not mean that there are no restrictions at all—especially on public land. Currently, sportsmen are restricted to certain wea…Go to Georgia Bill Aims for Open Season on Wild Hogs
Story here. This is the case that struck down the GCA ban on interstate handgun sales by licensed dealers. The government asked for a sixty-day stay so it could consider whether to appeal. We all know it’s going to appeal,…Go to Court denies stay in Mance v. Holder
What is the most epic picture you’ve ever pulled from a trail cam? Did it involve four different species, a life or death battle, and perhaps the most stunningly clear case of opportunism caught in the wild? There’s a lot going on in this picture, but…Go to Photo: Bald Eagle Fights Coyote over Deer Carcass, Raven Wins
It’ll be at the NRA annual meeting in Nashville, on April 10. And how often can you satisfy your CLE requirement while watching Massad Ayoob share the stage with Instapundit? I’ve read some of Massad’s advice to defense attorneys, and…Go to National Firearms Law Seminar
Byron Ferguson is a world-famous exhibition archer and bowhunter. In the video below, Destin of SmarterEveryDay takes a scientific approach to how Ferguson does what he does. Whether it’s shooting targets, big game, or something as small as a piece of …Go to Video: Amazing Archery Shots in Slow Motion
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