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What to Take From the BBC’s “Are American Hunters an Endangered Species?”

Travis Smola
Hunters

The BBC painted something of a bleak portrait of hunting in North America. The British Broadcasting Corporation recently put out an interesting piece discussing the future of hunting here in North America, and it has us wondering what we should take away from it. The piece admittedly paints a bleak picture of the future of

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Survival On the Missouri

Survival On the Missouri

A Warm Day It was Nov. 30, 1998. Three of my childhood friends were coming back to duck hunt – a tradition we had done since the mid-1980s. I’ve known one since kindergarten, the rest of them fifth and sixth grade, more than 50 years. We grew up hunting together with BB guns, so we …

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South Dakota Has a Good Idea for Bringing in New Duck Hunters


South Dakota has an interesting idea for hunter retention. Hunter numbers in general are falling across the country and many state wildlife agencies are increasingly trying to get creative in ways to help hunters over the sport’s colossal learning curve. South Dakota’s Game Fish and Parks department is considering an interesting new hunting license that

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Bird Drops Fish From Sky and Smashes North Carolina Car Owner’s Window


From the “hard to believe” department comes this story of a catfish that shattered a car’s front windshield. Where would you expect to see fish falling from the sky? A scene from HBO’s Watchmen? In actuality it isn’t too far fetched, once you learn that a bird of prey was involved. As was the case for

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Oregon Announces More Chinook Salmon Closures Due to Die-Off


Oregon’s north coast is seeing an excessive salmon die-off this year.  Chinook salmon fishermen in the Pacific Northwest have been understandably upset because of a recent die-off of fish this year. But things haven’t improved and it has led to the closure of fall chinook fishing season to three new areas. Effective immediately, the north coast is

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