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Ranchers cheered by lifting of wolf protections
The Associated Press via The Times and Democrat    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Ranchers in Western states said they're hopeful the removal of gray wolves from the federal endangered species list will make it easier to hunt the predators and stem losses of cattle and sheep. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service formally lifted federal protections for more than 1,300 wolves in Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington and Utah. That will allow hunting of the carnivores that ranchers say have taken a steady toll on their livestock over the past two decades. More

Wide load: 28-inch inside spread
North American Whitetail    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
What makes a trophy whitetail buck a trophy? Is it the experience, the hours of scouting, practicing and time spent in the stand? Is it the memory of your first buck — that 37-inch 4-pointer that still sits proudly on display in your home? Is it the tall-tined, perfect 10-pointer or that massive heavy-horned eight? More



Arizona ranchers shoot mountain lion
Eastern Arizona Courier    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Mountain lions are synonymous with Arizona and are found throughout the state — from the snowy mountains in the north to the deserts in the south. They are top predators whose food preference is deer, elk, javelina, bighorn sheep and livestock. It is the last food preference that usually gets the big cats in trouble with ranchers and necessitates their removal. More

All-copper X-Bullets pack punch
Las Vegas Review-Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
You have waited a long time for your chance to hunt one of Nevada's much sought after mule deer, elk or bighorn sheep. You have invested untold hours at the shooting range, practicing with an expensive rifle and dialing in your equally valuable scope. You spent a fortune on gasoline to reach your designated hunt area. When that buck, bull or ram finally steps into the open, are you going to depend on the stopping power and performance of low-end ammunition? More

What rifle would you bring back to life?
Field & Stream    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
To celebrate its 50th Anniversary, Cabela's is offering its public a series of commemorative guns that are re-creations of firearms that were built in 1961. This presently includes a Browning, an S&W, a couple of Rugers and Winchesters. More

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Felony poaching arrest after Facebook posts
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Darin Lee Waldo, of Davenport, Fla., likes to go hunting with his friends, and like most hunters shares some pictures and stories. Waldo chose to do this on Facebook. However Waldo is a convicted felon, making it illegal for him to possess a firearm. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Internet Crimes Unit were able to use Waldo's own posts against him. When they befriended him he invited them on his illegal hunting ventures, and exchanged hunting pictures of the poached animals. More

Wild elk back in Missouri
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Elk captured in Kentucky have now been relocated to Missouri. The elk spent three months in isolation to make sure they were strong and healthy before transportation. Missouri has not had wild elk in their state in more than a century and a half. The new herd consists of 28 cows and fawns and six bulls and were soft-released into their new home, 23,000 acres at Peck Ranch Conservation Area. Soft-release is the method by which the pen gates are opened at night so that the elk can "escape" at their own time and on their own terms. More

Hunting only as safe as you make it
Merced Sun-Star    Share    Share on
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Recently, Mike North took a trip up north to see some friends graduate from his alma mater — Chico State. Before heading back home, he went for a ride out to a desolate area on the outskirts of town where he used to hunt rabbits. The trip brought back memories of shooting the critters with his single-action .22-caliber pistol, then bringing them back home to cook on the spit. More
 

 
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