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  • Public Land..with Randy Newburg

    10/16/2018 1:45:31 PM PDT · by Osage Orange · 3 replies
    Randy Newburg ^ | 9-17-15 | Randy Newburg
    Public lands....and why we have them.........
  • Fish and Game commissioner hunts ‘family of baboons’ in Africa, faces calls to resign

    10/13/2018 10:13:59 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 33 replies
    Idaho Statesman ^ | 10/12/18 | Chase Cripe
    Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer shared photos of his guided hunting trip in Africa with friends and colleagues when he returned last month, expecting they’d appreciate his success. Instead, several former Fish and Game commissioners are pushing for his resignation — with a photo of a “family of baboons” that Fischer shot with a recurve bow prompting most of the outrage. Fred Trevey, who was a Fish and Game commissioner from 2007 to 2015, wrote Fischer an email asking him to resign “to shield the commission as an institution and hunting as a legitimate tool of wildlife management...
  • History of Hunting-Tools, Weapons, Tactics, Roles and Purpose

    10/01/2018 4:54:48 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 4 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/1/2018 | S Ott
    Since the existence of life as we know it, hunting has been the key to survival for predators, leaving their prey with the paranoia of being eaten day in, day out. Back in the day, life was all about hunting. Everything’s sole purpose was merely to survive. Then came the dawn of man, who would become the smartest predator to ever roam the planet, dominate the food chain and eventually alter the entire purpose of hunting altogether. A man’s mind is the source of his power. Without it, he wouldn’t be able to create tools and weapons or think of...
  • Former NHL Player Receives Death Threats After Legally Hunting A Grizzly Bear

    09/18/2018 7:43:37 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 37 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/17/18 | Beth Baumann Beth Baumann
    Former professional hockey player Tim Brent, who played for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes, has received death threats after legally harvesting a grizzly bear, The Resurgent reported. Brent, who's married to well-known hunter Eva Shockey, posted a picture of his harvest on social media. It wasn't long before anti-hunters chimed in and ridiculed him for his actions: Brent harvested the grizzly and a moose with his father-in-law in the Yukon. People, however, were more upset by the pictures of the grizzly than they were the moose. Here are just a few of the responses Brent received: So there...
  • Wyoming hunting guide fatally mauled by grizzly bears

    09/17/2018 9:18:25 PM PDT · by Rebelbase · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/17/18 | Ryan Gaydos
    A Wyoming hunting guide was fatally mauled and his client was injured when a pair of grizzly bears attacked them Friday, officials said.{snip} Uptain and Chubon were attacked by bears as they field dressed the elk they had shot Thursday but were only able to find Friday, officials said. The bears “aggressively charged” the men and didn’t touch the dead elk, Teton County officials said.{snip} Authorities later euthanized two grizzly bears, a mother and a cub, who wildlife managers believe killed guide Mark Uptain and wounded his client Corey Chubon near the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks border, according...
  • Woman Doctor Shares the Benefits of Hunting in New Release

    09/06/2018 7:07:49 PM PDT · by Coleus · 4 replies
    Christian Newswire ^ | 09.04.18 | Dawn Obrecht
    Woman Doctor Shares the Benefits of Hunting in New Release Contact: Dawn Obrecht, 303-877-5310, dawnobrecht@gmail.com; www.yesihunt.net   ENUMCLAW, Wash., Sept. 4, 2018 /Christian Newswire/ -- A whole new world opened for a vegetarian ER doctor when she agreed to try hunting with the new love of her life. Jumping in with enthusiasm, Dawn Obrecht, MD found hunting to be a fulfilling and exciting life change that enhanced her relationships. From a vantage point of thirty years of successful hunts, she shares the gifts that hunting has brought into her life in a new release, Yes, I Hunt! One Woman's Hunting Adventures...
  • New Dove Season and New Dove Hunter in Yuma, Arizona

    09/06/2018 5:47:22 AM PDT · by marktwain · 33 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 6 September, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Arizona dove season starts on 1 September. This year, 2018, I took a new dove hunter out on on opening day. My policy is to introduce new hunters to hunting as often as I have opportunities presented. Jesse had fired a few shots with a .22 rifle before; but had never fired a shotgun at a moving target. He had to learn nearly everything from scratch. Jesse understood basic gun safety. I reinforced the four basic safety rules.  I told him while actually hunting for dove, to have his finger on the safety of the old Remington 20 gauge...
  • Grizzly bear hunt has trophy hunters, conservationists awaiting federal judge's ruling

    08/28/2018 11:41:20 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 39 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 28, 2018 | Travis Fedschun
    A planned hunt of grizzly bears near Yellowstone National Park has trophy hunters and environmentalists on edge as a federal judge may rule as early as Thursday if the planned hunt can still go forward. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen is set to hear arguments in six lawsuits brought by environmental groups against a planned grizzly bear hunt that hunters say they should be allowed to participate in. About 700 grizzlies living in and around Yellowstone National Park lost their protected status last year when they were removed from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's threatened species list. Ranchers and...
  • [VANITY] Need a recommendation for a semi-off grid hunting cabin water system

    08/08/2018 10:35:21 AM PDT · by MountainWalker · 19 replies
    Me | 8/8/2018 | Me
    The wife and I own a log cabin weekend/vacation home in WV which is running on treated well water. We also own another lot diagonally down and directly across the street on which we built a guest house/airbnb rental that we're making great money on. Instead of drilling another well when we built that house, we had another water line dug from our house down to that, and it's working great. It's a private dirt road, so we had no problem trenching the new water line across the street. A neighbor owns a hunting cabin on a lot diagonally across...
  • They Hunt!

    07/03/2018 2:35:29 PM PDT · by marktwain · 14 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 June, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    Young Hunter with Canadian Goose and 20 gauge 870 A few years ago, a relative of mine was visiting his sister in a Midwestern college town. The sister and her husband have done well. They have two lovely children and are in the upper middle class. The husband is an entrepreneur and a developer. The sister and kids are athletic. My relative is an accomplished woodsman, hunter, and shooter. He is not above a play on words or a practical joke.  He shares an opinion with Thomas Jefferson. Ball games do not impress him. He followed Jefferson's advise on...
  • Media bias: Wikipedia has repeatedly removed reliably sourced information about how hunting...

    07/02/2018 1:03:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 10 replies
    wordpress ^ | July 2, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Media bias: Wikipedia has repeatedly removed reliably sourced information about how hunting endangered animals, when done properly, makes their populations get bigger Wikipedia has repeatedly removed the following reliably sourced information from its Trophy hunting article. (The deletion history can be seen here, here, here, and here.)In 2015, a Texas hunter who had won an auction paid $350,000 for legal permission to kill an endangered black rhinoceros in Namibia. The Washington Post wrote the following about the particular animal that was chosen for this kill: “The bull, Knowlton said, was a problem in his own herd. The animal was too old...
  • Justice Elena Kagan kept her promise to Senator Risch of Idaho and went Hunting with Justice Scalia

    06/26/2018 7:57:35 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    risch.senate gov ^ | Deborah Cassens Weiss
    During a courtesy call before her confirmation, Justice Elena Kagan responded to a remark by Sen. James Risch, R-Idaho, about gun rights. Risch told Kagan she may not realize how important the issue was to most Americans... Kagan said she had never owned or fired a gun. "But I told the senator if I was fortunate enough to be confirmed, I would go hunting with Justice Scalia." Kagan lived up to her word. She has accompanied Scalia to a shooting range and on several hunting trips, she said. “It turns out, it's kind of fun," she added.
  • Tips for Getting a Hunting Handgun

    06/18/2018 4:48:12 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 17 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/18/2018 | J Hines
    If you’re into hunting smaller things and want to get a handgun for this, here are some things to consider. Having the right handgun is a plus, don’t get stuck with the wrong one, you’ll just be wasting your time. So here are some tips that can help you make the right choice.What's your Game? So what are you hunting? If you're going for bigger animals its going to require bigger bullets, which has power. For that bigger game, you shouldn't be dinking around with anything smaller than a .357 Magnum. Revolver or semi-automatic? Here’s a quick pros and con:...
  • Kenya to fast-track laws to make wildlife killing capital offense

    05/14/2018 4:15:23 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 23 replies
    Xinhuanet.com ^ | 05/13/18
    Kenya will fast-track laws to make wildlife poaching a capital offense as part of the country's bid to conserve flora and fauna, a senior government official said late Thursday. Najib Balala, the Minister for Tourism and Wildlife, said that once the laws are enacted, the offenders of the wildlife crimes will face the death penalty in accordance with the laws of the land. "We have in place the Wildlife Conservation Act that was enacted in 2013 and which fetches offenders a life sentence or a fine of 200,000 U.S. dollars. However, this has not been deterrence enough to curb poaching,...
  • Pennsylvania Game Commission OKs Hunting Big Game with Semiautomatic Shotguns

    05/09/2018 3:53:44 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 9 May, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    In 2017, Pennsylvania became the last state to restore the right to hunt game with semiautomatic rifles. On April 24, 2018 the Pennsylvannia Board of Game Commissioners voted to correct a strange twist of the Pennsylvania game laws. In five counties where rifles are not allowed for the hunting of big game, semiautomatic shotguns have been allowed for decades. In the rest of Pennsylvania, semiautomatic shotguns were not legal for hunting big game. Now Pennsylvania hunters will be able to use semiautomatic shotguns to hunt big game in the rest of the state. From fox43.com: Semiautomatic centerfire shotguns that...
  • Deer Hunting for Newbies

    05/02/2018 5:01:11 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 20 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 5/2/2018 | C Cocoles
    Deer seasons in most of the USA doesn't start until September – but if you’re looking to harvest some whitetail this year you’re probably already planning your hunt now. Hopefully, you'll be out soon shooting and developing your loads for upcoming hunts and maybe spending some time hiking, working out and getting ready for long days in the field and packing that hard-earned venison back to the trailhead. This fall some 10 million hunters will go afield in search of the whitetail buck of their dreams. On average, about 6 million deer will be harvested. Guns There are a lot...
  • Raptor poaching investigation continues

    04/09/2018 7:02:59 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 35 replies
    Plumas News ^ | April 9, 2018 | Sam Williams, Lassen Managing Editor
    The investigation into what could be the largest raptor poaching case in the state of California continues, according to a California Department of Fish and Wildlife officer in Sacramento. Standish rancher Richard Parker, 67, was booked into the Lassen County Jail on Monday, March 12, on multiple charges including take of birds of prey, take of migratory non-game birds as designated by the federal Migratory Bird Treaty Act, take of other non-game birds and possession of wildlife unlawfully taken. Additional charges may be added as the investigation proceeds. Lassen County Sheriff Dean Growdon said after Parker’s arrest, CDFW officers booked...
  • Best Hunting Muzzleloaders

    04/05/2018 5:00:31 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 18 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 4/5/2018 | J Hines
    Muzzleloaders have come along way and there has been enormous improvements in muzzleloading technology. Traditionally, able to take down target at 50-75 yards, current muzzleloaders can reach out at longer ranges. There’s mixture of sentiment as to which muzzleloader to go with. Modern day hunters have the latest piece of weaponry with all the gizmo. While some old school purist just want to use their old style muzzleloader. Finally, a few that just want a reliable muzzleloader. Whichever side you fall on there is something for everyone. Have a look at this best hunting muzzleloader list. Remington Model 700 Ultimate...
  • Horrific Hunting Accident

    03/21/2018 9:23:23 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 59 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 3/21/2018 | J Hines
    Hunting accidents happens all the time, but this has gotta be the most painful to come across the internet. Most folks don’t realize many things can go wrong when hunting and these are not just your minor cuts. This is what happened to this fellow hunter. He suffered a hunting related-accident which the doctor had to amputate his thumb. For privacy reason the hunter name is unknown. As the hunting story goes while muzzleloader hunting deep inside the mountains of Virginia, a coyote displayed itself a shot to the hunter. Obviously, this hunter took the shot. Unfortunately, the barrel exploded...
  • Trump administration quietly makes it legal to bring elephant parts to the U.S. as trophies

    03/07/2018 11:05:22 AM PST · by Simon Green · 76 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 03/06/18 | Eli Rosenberg
    The Trump administration will allow Americans to bring tusks and other elephant body parts back to this country as trophies, in a pivot away from the support President Trump voiced last year for an Obama-era trophy ban. The decision, announced quietly in a March 1 memorandum from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, withdrew previous rulings on trophy hunting and said the agency would allow sport hunters to receive permits for the trophy items on a “case-by-case basis.” The move contrasts sharply with the position taken by Trump in November. After the Fish and Wildlife Service announced a repeal of...