There’s no denying it: more and more women are buying guns. Women are now the fastest growing segment of the shooting sports industry. According to a recent study commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), surveyed women who purcha…Go to NSSF Infographic: More and More Women Hunting and Shooting
Story here. Operation Chokepoint was aimed at discouraging financial institutions from dealing with certain forms of business that were supposedly likely to generate returns, credit card protests, and things like that. It quickly expanded into discouraging dealings with governmentally disfavored…Go to FDIC backs off "Operation Chokepoint"
On Monday the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled that the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) does not have the authority to prohibit high-fence deer hunting, or the hunting of captive animals. This decision is a new wrinkle in the decade-long fig…Go to Indiana Court Rules Against DNR in Dispute over High-fence Hunting
Sometimes you can’t make this stuff up. Fourth grader is suspended for telling someone he has the ring of power and can make him invisible. He’s already been suspended twice: for mentioning that a black classmate was black, and for…Go to Student suspended for threatening use of magic ring
Logan “Bowshootin’” Miller is only six years old, but he already knows his way around a bow like a professional. While he may just be at the very start of his “career,” Logan’s family said he has been around bow shooting and bowhunting since he was t…Go to Video: Check Out This Six-year-old Bowhunter’s Big Bag of Trick Shots
Just seven years after wolves reappeared in Oregon, the state’s wolf population has hit a major threshold. According to Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), the latest census has found that there are at least seven breeding pairs of wolves …Go to Oregon Wolf Population Meets Threshold, Officials Could Consider Delisting
Bill Whittle’s presentation on the issue may just be the best one I have ever seen….Go to International comparisons
Mike Mettler, a seasoned bowhunter from Eureka, South Dakota, says he does not get buck fever as often as he used to. Yet last November, Mettler felt that familiar tingle when he finally got within range of a massive buck that he had been following fo…Go to Massive South Dakota Buck Could Unseat Two State Records
While football fans were experiencing another kickoff heard ‘round the world on Sunday, the hunting world enjoyed the kickoff of the sixth annual Quebec Ultimate Destination Sweepstakes. February 1 was the first day to enter the 2015 edition of this …Go to Quebec Ultimate Destination: The Super Bowl of Hunting Sweepstakes
What was your greatest duck hunting moment? For Robert Arrington, this three-duck shot may count as among his most memorable. According to the hunter, the shot was taken at about 38 yards and nailed all three of the birds pretty good.
“We just got don…Go to Video: Hunter Downs Three Ducks with One Shot
All Dan Casey wanted to do was teach his two sons a bit about trapping, but he ended up catching something bigger than he expected. The Rapid City native usually finds foxes or other small mammals locked up in the trap, which sat about 300 yards from…Go to Video: South Dakota Trapper Releases Ticked-off Mountain Lion
The Washington Times has the story. The Inspector General getting involved sounds like a good sign to me. Now, if someone whose bank spurned them would file a Federal Tort Claims Act claim, citing tortious interference with contract, things might…Go to Operation Choke Point creating a stir
The New Hampshire Game and Fish Department held a public meeting on Thursday to discuss a possible ban on certain devices’ use in hunting, including live-action trail cameras, drones, and “guided” rifles. According to the agency, there are concerns in…Go to New Hampshire Considers Prohibiting Use of “Guided” Firearms, Other Devices for Hunting
The Jay Dobyns story hit Fox News. The arrogance of Justice Department is staggering. A judge rules that their attorneys are liars and perpetrated a fraud on the court, and bans them from his courtroom, and they challenge this, arguing…Go to Busy day
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…Go to North Carolina Hunters Bag Massive 707-pound Wild Boar
I realized I’d misread the court’s docket: there were two judgments entered, one still sealed, the other redacted and unsealed. So here’s the latter one. Pretty excoriating. Read the footnotes, too. The court finds in Dobyns’ favor, says that the…Go to Judgment in Dobyns case
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 …Go to Michigan Sheriff Deputy’s Horse Put Down Following Coyote Attack
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…Go to Video: Hunters, Deputies, Wildlife Officers Team Up to Rescue Buck from Ditch
Many companies introduce new products at the Archery Trade Association (ATA) Show each year. Here are my top 10 new and nifty things I discovered while visiting this huge industry show earlier this month, in no particular order.
1. Hunter Safety Syste…
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…Go to President Obama Proposes Wilderness Protections for Oil-rich Alaskan Coast
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…Go to Video: Homeowner Rescues Deer Trapped in Fence
Just last week, this column covered the need for sights on a turkey hunting shotgun. The premise for that need is the fact that today’s chokes and loads deliver patterns so tight at close range (20 yards and in) that there is little to no margin f…Go to Federal Premium Listened to Turkey Hunters and the Result is 3rd Degree
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…Go to Florida Wildlife Officers Kill Heaviest Bear in State History
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…Go to Pennsylvania Shelves Controversial Plan to Restrict Hiking in State Game Lands
Got into the Court of Claims docket– here’s the ruling (pdf) in which the Court accuses the Department of Justice attorneys of having committed a fraud on the Court. That’s the document which the Court recently ordered unsealed. The uppermost…Go to More on Jay Dobyns case
Got into the Court of Claims docket– here’s the ruling (pdf) in which the Court accuses the Department of Justice attorneys of having committed a fraud on the Court. That’s the document which the Court recently ordered unsealed. The judgment…Go to More on Jay Dobyns case
He’s the agent who infiltrated the Hell’s Angels, had BATF thoroughly backstab him, and sued the agency. Much of the court files were sealed, but were recently unsealed. Here’s the local news story on what the reporter found in the…Go to Unsealed court files in Jay Dobyn’s case full of bombshells
I sincerely hope that none of you ever find yourself in a situation where being able to shoot an arrow out of the air as it races towards you is a necessary survival skill. But, I hope you can see past all the over the top archery stunts and take something else away from what Lars is trying to show the world with this soon-to-be-viral video: Never stop learning from the past.
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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…Go to NH Officials Review Bear Bait Regulations after Chocolate “Overdose” Allegedly Kills 4
Legal Insurrection has the inside scoop. DC police referred the case for prosecution, noting that they’d told NBC that possessing the 30 round magazine would be illegal, and NBC went ahead anyway. The police even swore out an affidavit for…Go to NBC, David Gregory, and why he wasn’t prosecuted