Tag: 2018

Gear Review: Garmin Xero A1i Pro


The rangefinding bow sight got even better with several notable improvements for bowhunters and target shooters. When Garmin debuted its Xero A1i rangefinding bow sight at the Archery Trade Association Show in 2018, the company’s booth was swarmed by media, buyers, and even the competition for days. The revolutionary technology was completely new to the […]

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Targeted Conservation for Pheasants

Targeted conservation for ring-necked pheasants in agriculturally dominated landscapes By John Laux, NGPC Upland Game and Access Program Manager Similar to many surrounding states, Nebraska’s ring-necked pheasant populations have experienced long-term declines – a trend driven largely by continued habitat loss. Over time, changes in agricultural land-use (i.e. grassland conversion to cropland, “cleaner” farming techniques, …

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Flashback to When Poachers Took 75 Walleyes From Detroit River

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walleye

These poachers went way over the limit on walleye. Twin brothers from Michigan lost their fishing licenses for one year and will have to pay over $2,700 in fines and reimbursement stemming from a May 2018 walleye poaching incident on the Detroit River. The brothers, 54-year-old Benjamin and Steven Schrouder, pleaded guilty in the 27th District […]

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Michigan Poacher Facing $59,000 in Restitution for Illegally Killing 9 Trophy Bucks

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Deer Poacher Michigan

Michigan man allegedly stayed out all night poaching deer. A call for a domestic violence incident led the Michigan Department of Natural Resources to make a major poaching bust in Van Buren County Michigan in October. The DNR says 33-year-old Justin Ernst of Decatur is facing 15 charges from the DNR stemming from nine bucks […]

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Antler Point Restrictions: Are They Good or Bad for Hunting?

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Antler Point Restrictions

Are antler point restrictions helping or hurting hunting? As modern deer hunting continues to evolve in the 21st century, wildlife management officials are consistently looking at new ways of controlling and growing the deer herds in their states or provinces. There has been a monumental shift towards creating a better age structure in many areas […]

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Public Grouse: An Adventure Story

The hunting world can be small, and it seems even smaller on the internet. I credit social media for several friendships over the years — connections with like-minded hunters whom I would’ve never met otherwise. Through sharing photos, advice and recipes on Instagram and Facebook, we celebrate and commiserate in each other’s successes and failures …

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Start Them Young

When you take children hunting, you better have a checklist. Warm clothes? Check. Warm boots? Check. Snacks? Check. Diaper bag? Excuse me? Baby food? Beg your pardon? Pacifier? Are you nuts? Jesse and Casey Campbell of Grand Island aren’t nuts, but that’s what their packing list has included since they took their son, Harris, hunting …

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Ted Nugent’s Net Worth, 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 over the […]

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