Tag: Wildlife

Alaska Shuts Down Bear Hunting Due to COVID-19 Concerns


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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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Washington Cancels Some Spring Hunting Because of Coronavirus


The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife have decided to cancel the special youth turkey hunting season and keep bear hunting in certain areas closed for now. According to an official release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, both the spring youth turkey season (scheduled for April 4-5, 2020) and the spring bear

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

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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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Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Goes Beyond the Hunt in These Times

I isolated myself recently for nearly a week at a cabin and land to spring crossbow wild turkey hunt in rural southwest Nebraska. I had isolated myself with a longtime hunting friend, Jim Druliner of Omaha, NE. We drove nonstop from Omaha to our destination in southwest Nebraska and back. We washed our hands a …

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Looking Back on the Angler Charged With Felony for Trimming Tail of a Bass in Tournament

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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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5 Best Places to Hunt in Ohio


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The Buckeye State boasts some serious deer hunting opportunities. If you want to bag some of the biggest bucks in the nation, then the Midwest is the place to be. Ohio, in particular, is one of the best states in the nation for whitetail hunting season, with woods packed to the gills with the kind

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