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Bighorn sheep gain ground in New Mexico
The Taos News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The bighorn sheep is a native of the United States and once numbered 1.5 to 2 million at the beginning of the 19th century. Today, less than 70,000 remain. In the late 1800s, hunting, competition from livestock grazing and diseases introduced by domestic livestock devastated bighorn populations. More

Idaho right to hunt and fish constitutional amendment passes Senate and will be on November ballot
National Rifle Association of America    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Idaho Senate voted 31 to 3 to pass House Joint Resolution 2a, a much-needed constitutional amendment that would provide meaningful protections against antihunting activists who seek to ban all hunting in America. HJR 2a passed the House on by a 63 to 4 vote. HJR 2a will now be on the ballot for voter approval this November. More

Bighorn sheep auction license sells for $42,000
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North Dakota's 2012 bighorn sheep auction license sold for $42,000 at the Midwest Chapter of the Wild Sheep Foundation annual meeting in Bloomington, Minn. North Dakota's auction license allows the winning bidder the rare privilege of pursuing a North Dakota bighorn on a self-guided hunt. More

Minnesota to allow limited moose hunt in fall
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Despite the sharp decline in the state's moose population, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said it will allow a moose hunting season this fall. DNR officials told reporters they expect state-licensed hunters will kill about 50 moose during the bulls-only season. More


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High-tech sniping gear puts long shots within reach
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Mike Leggett: "Even fitted with a suppressor, the .338 Lapua delivers a noticeable whack to my shoulder, momentarily bouncing my eye off the scope and away from the metal target downrange. That would be 900 yards downrange. I try to get back on the scope, but the 300-grain bullet, traveling at about 2,800 feet per second, covers the 900 yards in less time than it takes for me to settle in again." More

Kansas wildlife officials change rules for using crossbow for hunting big game in state
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Kansas wildlife officials have expanded regulations to allow hunters to use crossbows to take down big game, though the change won't take effect until this fall. The change will make it legal for hunters 55 and older and those with a youth big game permit to use crossbows during archery big game and turkey seasons. More

62 Yellowstone bison freed on Indian reservation in Montana
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After five years in quarantine captivity, 62 Yellowstone bison, one of the most important biological and cultural species in North America, will live on the tribal lands of the Assiniboine and Sioux tribes. The Fort Peck Reservation is home to two separate American Indian nations, each composed of numerous bands and divisions. Tribal officials, Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer and wildlife conservation leaders gathered at the Fort Peck Indian Reservation to welcome 62 genetically pure wild bison that were relocated from Yellowstone National Park. More

Tips for getting the most out of your trail cameras
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Last hunting season, Mike Rex enlisted the aid of more than 20 trail cameras. Comprised of various makes and models, the network was spread across several properties near his home in southeast Ohio. Seven of those cameras utilized wireless technology. The remaining were conventional infrared flash cameras with removable memory cards. More

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'Pig Man' heads to west Texas for an epic whitetail hunt on Sportsman Channel
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Pig Man: The Series is going back — back to Big Johnson Outfitters in search of "monster" bucks and more. Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman, brings viewers on a up and down journey on Pig Man: The Series through the brush of west Texas in search of big bucks, aoudad, turkeys and other wild game. Follow Pigman's journey as he glasses the landscape for the ultimate trophy and introduce gun deer hunting to his friend and veteran hunter, Jess Moats. More

What to do when gobblers go quiet
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On your last hunting venture the woods were alive with turkeys. Gobblers sounded off on the roost in every direction and you were lucky enough to work a bird or two. But then things completely changed. Instead of gobbles, you near nothing but the distant cawing of crows and maybe a few songbirds. The gobblers that were so vocal last time have shut up. So what's your next move? More

Coyote hunting contest in New Mexico stirs critics
The Associated Press via NECN-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A contest that involved killing more than a dozen coyotes in Farmington is drawing ire from a state wildlife protection group for its "bloodthirstiness." The Farmington chapter of Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife held a so-called coyote-calling contest, attracting 22 hunters who killed 16 coyotes in two days. It was the seventh year for the event. More

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