Tag: Conservation

Federal Ammunition and Ducks Unlimited Team Up

Vista Outdoor
federal ammunition ducks unlimited

The world’s largest ammunition manufacturer and the world’s largest waterfowl-focused nonprofit are launching a partnership. Federal Ammunition has announced a new business connection with Ducks Unlimited, the world’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to the conservation of North America’s diminishing waterfowl habitats. The deal includes a promotional partnership with Federal Premium Black Could TSS ammunition, as

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Hunting Tags: A Brief History of What They Are, and Why We Use Them

Travis Smola
Hunting Tags

Hunting licenses and tags play a vital role in conservation. All of us have grumbled a bit while picking up a hunting permit or tag from our favorite license agents. Yep, the price just went up yet again this hunting season. But, did you ever stop to think about why hunting tags exist and why

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Deer Hunting Offers Tranquility and Personal Introspection

Nebraska Conservation Officer Rich Berggren poses for a photo before entering his muzzleloader deer hunting season blind in his off time.

Someone once said: “Deer hunting is a lot about nothing.” “Nothing,” really? In my view, that statement is so far from the truth. It is the time of year for archery deer hunters and soon, firearm deer hunters, to be on their stands or in their blinds all day long, up to 12 hours. Doesn’t sound …

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Video: Mountain Lion Hunter Takes Questionable Shot in Between Rocks

Facebook: Ryan Off The Grid

If you were hunting mountain lions, would you consider taking this shot? Mountain lion hunting is a challenge in and of itself. It takes endurance and a lot of time to track down and hunt a tom cat. Not to mention it requires a good pair of boots. The felines are dangerous, but are oftentimes

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8×8 Bull Elk Poached in Washington

Facebook: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Police
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Wildlife officials are looking far and wide for any leads. Poachers are the never-ending thorn in conservation’s side. Despite the fact states give locals the ability to legally harvest animals to fill their freezers with organic meat–an invaluable privilege–some still feel the need to make their own rules. Because of this, we lose quality wildlife

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Here’s a Perfect Response to Anti-Hunter Harassment

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Here's A Perfect Response To Anti-Hunter Harassment

African Professional Hunter Paul Stones narrates this video where he provides an outstanding response to some of the anti-hunter harassment he receives on a regular basis. Produced by the Dallas Safari Club, this video does a great job of countering some of the anti-hunter harassment that’s commonly directed at the hunting community, especially outfitters in

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Ducks Unlimited and Wrangler Join Forces for Conservation

Ducks Unlimited
Wrangler and Ducks Unlimited

The global denim brand will contribute $100,000 to DU’s wildlife conservation efforts. Last week, Ducks Unlimited announced Wrangler, the iconic denim brand, will donate $100,000 over the next five years to conservation and land acquisition. The generous donation will specifically benefit North Carolina, where the headquarter offices for Wrangler and its parent company Kontoor Brands,

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Brothers in Trouble After Illegal Swan Hunt in Michigan

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
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The two are in hot water after shooting federally protected birds. Two brothers from Houghton County, Michigan, are facing fines and possibly jail time after poaching a pair of trumpeter swans, which are federally protected, on Sept. 28. Officials haven’t identified either individual, but have disclosed both are in their late 20s. According to a

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Are Blue Laws Hurting Hunting Retention and Participation?


Should blue laws affecting hunting be repealed? Sunday hunting bans still affect hunters in many parts of the country. Slowly but surely however, that seems to be changing with Sunday hunting bills often waiting approval in many states. But should the day of the week matter when it comes to hunting? Or do they limit hunting opportunities?

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