Tag: 2018

Four Sheep, Four Cartridges, One Nosler Complete North American Grand Slam


What’s the Nosler Sheep Slam? See what John Nosler accomplished and you’ll get the idea. For sheep hunters, the pinnacle of their pursuit is completing a North American Grand Slam. But not every hunter has the time, patience, and most importantly, the stamina to successfully harvest Dall, Stone, Rocky Mountain bighorn and Desert bighorn sheep

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Indiana Deer Hunting: An Underrated State to Bag a Big Buck


Indiana Deer Hunting

This what you need to know to hunt deer in Indiana. The state of Indiana is often overlooked by deer hunters. We get it. The Hoosier state is quite unassuming in both terrain and features. It is also sandwiched between two far more famous whitetail deer states in Illinois and Ohio. Even Kentucky, which borders

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Poacher Who Killed Over 500 Elephants Gets 30 Years in Congo’s First Wildlife Trafficker Conviction


Elephant Poacher

The Congo’s most notorious elephant poacher will serve 30 years in prison. One of the more frustrating aspects about wildlife crime is when violators get away with a slap on the wrist for their crimes. Prison sentences are exceedingly rare, but one poacher in the Republic of Congo has been ordered to serve 30 years

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Toronto Blue Jay Outfielder Randal Grichuk Talks Dove and Quail Hunting

Randal Grichuk
Randal Grichuk

Toronto Blue Jay Randal Grichuk loves his bird hunting!  It is safe to say that 2020 has been a very weird year for everyone. Sadly, one of the first consistent things we lost to the Covid-19 pandemic was sports, and most of us did not realize how much we missed them until they were gone. Thankfully, a

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8 Celebrities Who Give Hunting and Fishing a Good Name

YouTube:Vanity Fair
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These famous names are helping set a good example for hunters and fishermen everywhere. Hunting and fishing can be hot button topics in the modern age of the internet. We’ve noticed that it seems like there’s this unfair perception that famous actors, athletes and other celebrities don’t love or appreciate the outdoors. We’re here to

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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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