Tag: 2018

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

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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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Dick’s Sporting Goods Removing All Guns and Hunting Products From 440 More Stores


Dick’s Sporting Goods has decided to continue their removal of hunting and firearm departments in even more stores. Pittsburgh-based Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. will eliminate hunting gear and firearms from 440 more stores after their decision to do the same in 125 stores last year. The company has yet to release a list of the

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8 Famous Folks Helping Give Hunting and Fishing a Good Name

YouTube:Outdoor Channel
Famous Folks Who Hunt or Fish

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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Black Hills Facing CWD Increase After Years of Stability

Travis Smola
CWD Black Hills

The Black Hills of northeast Wyoming have been quiet on the CWD front for years, until now. Chronic wasting disease (or CWD for short) has been causing problems for big game herds and wildlife officials across the United States and Canada for years now. Scientists are scratching their heads a bit over CWD’s presence in

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New York Waterfowl Guide Indicted a Second Time for Illegal Hunting


A New York waterfowl guide and outdoor TV personality has been indicted a second time on charges connected with illegally baiting and shooting waterfowl. On December 19, 2019 illegal hunting acts against the Migratory Bird Treaty Act were filed against William Saiff III for three counts of the sale of wildlife in violation of federal

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Iowa Hunter Shoots Pheasant With 27.5-Inch Tail

Iowa Department of Natural Resources
pheasant tail

It’s not every day you see a pheasant tail like this. Upland hunters don’t generally give preference to trophies, as their command over a dog takes a higher priority. The bird is usually the final cherry on top, but rarely does the size or coloration of the bird equate a greater level of success. However,

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