Tag: Conservation

The Best Hunting Books for a Lazy Afternoon of Reading

Travis Smola
Hunting Books

These hunting books are perfect for a lazy afternoon of reading. Some of the most famous authors in history have often also been big game hunters. Over the years, writers like Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Hemingway and Peter Hathaway Capstick documented their adventures in the wilderness. We feel like people could use some good hunting stories

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Alaska Shuts Down Bear Hunting Due to COVID-19 Concerns


Bear Season

Alaska shuts down bear hunting due to coronavirus concerns. It wasn’t an April Fool’s gag Wednesday when the Alaska Department of Fish and Game made the unprecedented move of closing all black and brown bear hunting through the end of May. The news was announced in a short press release and will likely come as

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Man Shoots Charging Grizzly in His Front Yard

YouTube: New York Post
That Was Close- Man Shoots Charging Grizzly In His Front Yard With A Shotgun

This British Columbia man had a terrifying confrontation with a charging grizzly and shot it from mere feet away. Grizzly bears are known for being aggressive, tough, and incredibly fast. Lawrence Michalchuk of Bella Coola, British Columbia recently got a firsthand lesson about how quickly things can go wrong with those bears when he tried

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Next Time You’re Confronted By an Anti-Hunter, Show Them This Animated Breakdown

YouTube/CIC Video Channel

This video by the German Hunting Association does a great job of explaining the benefits of hunting in simple and easy to understand terms. Far from being the bloodthirsty animal murders that anti-hunters try to paint them as, hunters are actually some of the biggest supporters of conservation in the world. Unfortunately, this fact often

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Nature is the Respite for Coronavirus Concerns in Nebraska

Though we are in uncharted territory with COVID-19 regarding advisories and mandates, truly there is no better place to gain easy personal solitude or social distancing from the virus than in nature! All state park area grounds are open! They are not closed! They remain open to you for all sorts of outdoor pursuits – …

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Mississippi Poachers Kill 100 Wild Turkeys, Face Hundreds of Charges


Turkey Poachers

Officials say trespassing poachers killed nearly 100 turkeys last year. Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks officials say 14 people were involved in one of the worst poaching cases some conservation officers have ever seen. In a case that stretches across five counties and 15 different properties, the MDWFP announced in a press release

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Womack Buck Officially Certified as the New Oklahoma State Record Archery Deer

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Oklahoma State Record Deer

It’s official, Oklahoma has a new archery state record whitetail! Young bowhunter Guner Womack absolutely rocked the whitetail hunting world last year after he harvested an awesome 16-point buck in Oklahoma’s Pawnee County. Now the Oklahoman is reporting the animal is the new Oklahoma State Record for a typical whitetail taken with archery gear. The deer

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$18,000 Reward Being Offered After 6 Bull Elk Poached in Utah

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
6 Bull Elk Poached

Major rewards are being offered in mature bull elk poaching case. Six bull elk were recently poached in Utah and huge rewards are being offered to help find the people responsible. The reward in this case is now over $18,000 and counting thanks to a GoFundMe campaign started by the city’s residents. The Utah Division of

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