Tag: Wildlife

Fly Fisherman Gets Front-Row Seat to Elk Bugle

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Every hunter and fisherman dreams of having this intimate of an encounter with wildlife. Hearing an elk bugle is on the standard bucket list of every dedicated outdoorsman. Not only is this mating call one of Mother Nature’s loudest, but it’s also an iconic sound that represents wilderness, freedom and a deep connection with the

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Are Blue Laws Hurting Hunting Retention and Participation?


Should blue laws affecting hunting be repealed? Sunday hunting bans still affect hunters in many parts of the country. Slowly but surely however, that seems to be changing with Sunday hunting bills often waiting approval in many states. But should the day of the week matter when it comes to hunting? Or do they limit hunting opportunities?

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Idaho Eyeing Nonresident Hunting Tag Caps, Higher Fees


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This is bad news for those who travel to Idaho to hunt, but good news for residents. Idaho has become quite the hotspot for hunters in recent years, drawing many out-of-staters looking for a western hunting experience. In fact, it’s become so popular (elk hunting in particular), officials say many state residents have filed overcrowding

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Hunting and Fishing to Expand to 77 National Wildlife Refuges


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The expansion will offer more than 1.4 million additional acres to sportsmen. Earlier this week, the Trump administration’s efforts to increase recreational access to public lands continued, as the Interior Department announced the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service would be expanding hunting and fishing into 77 different wildlife refuges across 37 states. The total area

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Look at This Once-in-a-Lifetime Trail Camera Photo of a Wild Cat Attacking a Deer

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Recently a hunter captured a cat attacking a whitetail deer in a once-in-a-lifetime trail camera photo! Once in a while (or in this case, a lifetime), you capture something incredible on your trail cam. In this instance, a deer is being attacked by some sort of wild cat. The only question is whether it’s a

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5 Ways to Actually Make a Difference in Conservation This Hunting Season


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Does hunting help conservation efforts? It does if you dedicate yourself to doing these things this season.  We hear all the time about how hunting is more than an American tradition. It helps aid in wildlife management and wildlife conservation. But have you ever stopped to think about what exactly those things mean? If you

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