Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping any animal, or pursuing or tracking it with the intent of doing so. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, to remove predators that are dangerous to humans or domestic animals, or for trade. Lawful hunting is distinguished from poaching, which is the illegal killing, trapping or capture of the hunted species. The species that are hunted are referred to as game or prey and are usually mammals and birds.
The pair was sentenced to pay $15,000 and banned from hunting for three years.
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TikTok says draining the pond damages the aquatic life, doing more harm than good. Who’s right?
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Destructive wild boar wreak havoc on public and private land. Most states welcome hunting the swine—but not Missouri.
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Sitka’s system claims to keep biting bugs at bay—for $450. We tested it for a whole turkey season to see if it’s worth it.
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That first turkey is special for any hunter, but 9-year-old Easton Colby’s story was one very few hunters could ever fathom: He began his turkey hunting career a few weeks ago with an albino gobbler. A resident of Collins, Missouri, Easton had been hunting the same property with his grandfather, Curtis, since he was only […]
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When you think about state hunting records being broken, you usually think about it being from this hunting season. You certainly don’t expect a record to be broken in 2022 by a buck taken down in 1968. But that’s exactly what happened when Pennsylvania announced last year a new state record typical whitetail deer from […]
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Three hunters from Sanirajak, Nunavut found themselves holding on to a glimmer of hope and freezing aluminum when a walrus managed to flip their boat and toss them into icy, lethal water. Back in March, Joey Sarpinak, Sandy Kunuk, and 15-year-old John Kirk Amagoalik launched a small aluminum boat from the floe edge with the […]
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Whether you’re just now getting around to turning this season’s venison into table fare or you’ve been saving it for an Easter entree, we have an unbelievable recipe for you that everyone will enjoy. By teaming up with Jennifer Danella, we’re able to see a step-by-step tutorial of how to turn your freezer full of […]
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When you’re thinking of crucial pieces of gear that will add to the success of your turkey hunt, a common, itemized checklist that pops into your head probably looks something like this: shotgun, turkey vest, extra shells, and turkey calls. Give or take a few interchangeable items. But one piece of gear that oftentimes gets […]
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Shed hunting has long been one of my favorite activities. Hiking through the woods looking for fallen white gold, in hopes of bringing back a cool trophy and setting it on your mantle. When deer season comes to a close, it can be easy to get the blues as you wait nearly nine months until […]
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