Tag: Wildlife

Idaho Poachers Who Illegally Took 16 Elk, 3 Deer Face Fines and Jail Time

Travis Smola
Poaching

Six men sentenced for poaching of numerous trophy animals. With the crazy negative news cycle of 2020, we will take any good news we can get at this point. Six poachers now must pay over $75,000 in reimbursement over a 2018 elk and mule deer poaching case in Idaho. In a press release on their

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A Look at the World-Record Black Crappie Caught in Tennessee

Facebook: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
world record crappie

The giant weighed in at 5.46 pounds and was confirmed as the new Tennessee state record and possibly the new world record. Editorial note: This post has been updated since the record was confirmed. Genetic testing revealed that the black crappie that Jam Ferguson caught in May 2018 is indeed both a new Tennessee state

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Possible World Record 146-Pound Paddlefish Caught in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation
Paddlefish

This paddlefish may be a new world record! An Oklahoma angler had a weekend to remember forever with his catch of a gigantic, 146-pound, 11-ounce paddlefish from the state’s Keystone Lake. The catch of a lifetime has already spread around the Internet like wildfire. Fox News reports James Lukehart snagged the giant fish on Saturday.

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Utah Wants You to Hunt Their Giant Bullfrogs This Summer

Utah DWR
Bullfrogs

Utah officials are encouraging people to take as many bullfrogs as possible. It is rare for wildlife officials to take on what amounts to an “anything goes” policy for any sort of hunting. The rare exceptions are with invasive animals like feral hogs or in the case of Utah, with bullfrogs. Yes, bullfrogs are considered

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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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10 Best States for Hog Hunting


Best States For Hog Hunting

With feral hog populations exploding all over the United States, there are a lot of great places to hunt hogs. It is thought that the first hogs in the United States were introduced in the 1500s by Spanish explorers. Since then, the hog population has ballooned and their range has expanded dramatically thanks to their prolific

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