Tag: Conservation

Country Music Star Lucas Hoge Talks About His New Outdoor Show “Hoge Wild”


Lucas Hoge

Lucas Hoge talks his new show and getting musical inspiration from the outdoors. Before Lucas Hoge became a Billboard No.1 country music songwriter thanks to hit singles like “Dirty South,” he was an avid outdoorsman. His love of the great outdoors was fostered mainly in the small Nebraska town where he grew up. Now, the

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Judge’s Ruling Says Native Americans Must Follow Wyoming Game and Fish Regulations Off Reservation

Travis Smola
Native American

Wyoming court rules that Native Americans must follow game regulations when hunting off reservation. A Sheridan County Circuit Court Judge has ruled that Native Americans must follow the Wyoming Game and Fish department’s regulations when they hunt off an established reservation. The Gillette News Record reports Judge Shelley Cundiff made the ruling in the case

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Michigan Man Charged with 125 Wildlife Crimes Including Poaching of Wolves and Eagles


Michigan Poacher

Chippewa County man arraigned on 125 misdemeanor charges for poaching. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources say a Pickford man poached 18 wolves and three bald eagles after an investigation that lasted for months. Kurt Johnston Duncan, 56, was arraigned Wednesday in Chippewa County District court on a staggering 125 misdemeanor charges involving wildlife. He

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Wisconsin’s Deer Hunting Season Restructuring Proposals Get “Overwhelmingly Rejected”


Wisconsin Deer Hunting Season

Wisconsin residents do not like proposed deer season changes. The state of Wisconsin is deeply rooted in hunting traditions. It seems these traditions are here to stay because most Wisconsin hunters want to keep things the way they are.  At least that is the way things look based on the results of a survey done

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Colorado Approves 210,000 New Acres for Hunting Through Public Access Program

Travis Smola
Colorado Public Hunting

Colorado hunters will have more acres than ever to hunt this fall. Amid all the depressing Covid-19 stories that have dominated the headlines the last couple of months, there is good news here and there. One big one for Colorado hunters is the addition of 210,000 acres of land into the state’s Public Access Program.

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Giant, 350-Pound Warsaw Grouper Caught in Florida was at Least 50 Years Old

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Warsaw Grouper

This huge grouper was at least 50 years old! The biggest fish are often also the oldest in the sea. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was recently able to confirm that after aging a giant 350-pound Warsaw grouper caught back on December 29. The FWC’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute posted photos of

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The Great Jake Debate Continues

*BLOGGER’S NOTE: The National Wild Turkey Federation calls it: The Great Jake Debate. And, it  has surfaced again. It is the continual debate regarding whether or not to shoot a jake (a juvenile or nearly one-year old  male wild turkey) during a spring wild turkey hunting season, if legal. In Nebraska, it is allowable to …

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Utah DWR Hands Citations to Trespassers Caught Red-Handed with 30 Shed Antlers

Utah DWR
Trespassers

Three men are facing misdemeanors after trespassing to take shed antlers. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources cited three men who they say trespassed on private property without permission while picking up 30 shed antlers. According to a DWR press release, it happened on April 24 when conservation officer Jeremy Wilcox got a tip about

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Florida Panther Fight Caught on Film for the First Time Ever

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Florida panthers

A pair of wild Florida panthers were caught brawling on video by a turkey hunting guide in Devil’s Garden, Florida. It’s perceived as the first footage ever captured of such an event. When Florida guide and land manager Andres Pis took to a blind southwest of Lake Okeechobee down in the Sunshine State with his

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