Tag: 2018

Idaho Poachers Who Illegally Took 16 Elk, 3 Deer Face Fines and Jail Time

Travis Smola
Poaching

Six men sentenced for poaching of numerous trophy animals. With the crazy negative news cycle of 2020, we will take any good news we can get at this point. Six poachers now must pay over $75,000 in reimbursement over a 2018 elk and mule deer poaching case in Idaho. In a press release on their

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Shed Hunters Find an Ancient Native American Village by Accident

YouTube: Antler Trader
Native American

These shed hunters definitely didn’t expect to find this… One just never knows what they’re going to find while spending time in the outdoors, and that’s part of the fun of it. In this particularly cool YouTube video, a husband and wife go out looking for antlers. However, they end up finding something completely unexpected:

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A Look at the World-Record Black Crappie Caught in Tennessee

Facebook: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
world record crappie

The giant weighed in at 5.46 pounds and was confirmed as the new Tennessee state record and possibly the new world record. Editorial note: This post has been updated since the record was confirmed. Genetic testing revealed that the black crappie that Jam Ferguson caught in May 2018 is indeed both a new Tennessee state

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Looking Back on the Colt Revolver That Went for $1.84 Million at Rock Island Auction

Facebook: Rock Island Auction – Collector Firearms
colt revolver lands 1.84 million dollars

What’s the most you would pay for a revolver? One very rare revolver set a record at the Rock Island Auction back in 2018. A civilian Colt Revolver landed $1.84 million, and Rock Island managed to capture the whole auction on camera. Watch the video below: Sale of the Only Known Cased Civilian Colt Walker

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Looking Back on the Angler Charged With Felony for Trimming Tail of a Bass in Tournament

Wood County Jail
Terry Keith Long

Cheaters never win, but does the punishment fit the crime? On Sept. 22, 2018, Texas fisherman Terry Keith Long submitted a largemouth bass to the Sealy Big Bass Splash Tour on Lake Fork. Upon further investigation, authorities discovered the fish’s tail had been tampered with, according to Texas Parks and Wildlife. It was later determined

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$500,000 in Taxpayer Money Has Been Paid to Deer Farms for CWD Buyouts

Travis Smola
Deer Farms

Wisconsin and Minnesota deer farms received more than $500,000 in bailouts for CWD testing. U.S. Department of Agriculture records have revealed $512,000 in buyouts given to Minnesota and Wisconsin deer farmers from 2017-2019 for herd depopulating and CWD testing purposes. The bombshell report by the Star Tribune says they obtained the data on these taxpayer-funded

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13-foot, 1,100-Pound Alligator Needs a Whole Wall for the Mount

YouTube: deermeatfordinner
Alligator

This alligator is almost too big for the wall! One of our favorite hunting channels on YouTube, Deer Meat for Dinner, produces some of the best alligator hunting videos out there. They are consistently on the big gators and their videos provide a wealth of knowledge on how to hunt, skin and cook these big

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Ted Nugent’s Net Worth and Career in Music and the Outdoors

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Ted Nugent Net Worth

This is how Ted Nugent made his fortune in music and the outdoors.  Love him or hate him, there is no denying Ted Nugent has had a huge impact on both music and the hunting industry over the course of his career. The Motor City Madman has had no shortage of his share of controversies

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