Tag: Wildlife

Saskatchewan Hunting: Home of Big Bucks, Wheat Fields, and the Duck Factory


Thinking about doing some Saskatchewan hunting? Here’s a guide to get you started. Sure, you may have heard of Saskatchewan, the Canadian Province that sits between the provinces of Manitoba and Alberta in the western half of Canada. What you may not know is that this unique and beautiful place holds an amazing array of

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$20K Reward Offered By Feds After Dead Sawfish Found in Everglades


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A huge reward is being offered for tips in shark poaching and dumping. Officials with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating the poaching of six smalltooth sawfish that were dumped on a road size in the Everglades. They are asking the public for tips and

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Deer Disease Leads to License Refunds for More Than 9,000 North Dakota Hunters


EHD, the deer disease known to affect whitetails, has reached high enough levels for North Dakota to offer license refunds. The North Dakota Game and Fish Department has started the process of refunding over 9,000 deer hunters who purchased licenses after an epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) outbreak in the western part of the state. The Bismarck

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Sandhill Crane Hunting: Identification, Gear, and Tactics


Here’s what you should keep in mind for Sandhill crane hunting gear, strategy, and tactics. Have you ever seen a few Sandhill cranes gliding through the autumn sky? Did you know hunting them has become more and more popular by the season? These amazing birds with their distinctive cries might be best described by hunters

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Vermont Confirms New Nearly 20-Pound Lake Record for Champlain Lake Trout

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department
Lake Trout

Yet another trout record falls in 2020. The trout records have been dropping like flies across the United States in 2020. It’s been one of the few pieces of consistent good news we’ve been able to share here at Wide Open Spaces in an otherwise bonkers year. Now, the Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department is

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Purdue Offering Online “Hunting for Conservation” Course to Students

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Hunting Course

Purdue is offering an online course specifically on hunting’s role in conservation. Almost all hunters are aware of the importance of hunting in the roles of population control and conservation of wildlife. However, now more students than ever will learn about the importance of hunting thanks to an online course being offered by the University

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Anti-Poaching Hotline Helps Utah DWR Charge Elk Poacher With Felony


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Utah’s anti-poaching hotline pays off in elk case. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources says their anti-poaching hotline paid a key role in charging a man with the poaching of a large bull elk in late November 2019. Now the man is facing the potential for loss of his hunting license and worse if convicted.

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