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Big Game Super Raffle deadline is approaching
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Time is running out to put in for a chance to win a hunt-of-a-lifetime, and help conserve Arizona's wildlife at the same time. The Arizona Big Game Super Raffle is a collaborative effort among various nonprofit conservation groups to bring 10 of the Arizona Game and Fish Commission special big game tags to raffle for the purpose of raising funds for the benefit of wildlife. More



Utah cougar hunting change proposed
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A deer study that's underway in Utah has provided two things—better information about the number of adult deer that are surviving from year to year and a chance to manage cougars in a way that should benefit deer the most. Starting with the 2011–2012 cougar hunting season, biologists with the Division of Wildlife Resources would like to make the following changes. More

The fine points of rifle shooting
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To be a great teacher, one must not only possess knowledge but also the personality and skills necessary to impart said knowledge to the student. Josh (Jay) Ruby, owner of North Texas Rifle Precision, is a veteran competition long distance rifle shooter and ballistics and reloading expert. He definitely knows how use his rifles to shoot tight little groups at very long ranges (up to one mile), but he also has the people skills to communicate what he knows to his students. More

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Idaho wolf hunting rules don't include quotas for much of state
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Idaho wildlife managers won't have quotas on wolves in much of the state for the upcoming hunting season as they seek to significantly reduce the population now estimated to number more than 1,000 animals in the state. More

Pitkin County, Colo., feds differ on roadless protections
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Pitkin County, Colo., commissioners found themselves in the odd position of differing with the U.S. Forest Service on what level of protection is appropriate for roadless areas within Colorado's national forests. The county, preparing to comment on the proposed 2011 Colorado Roadless Rule by the upcoming deadline, drafted a letter endorsing the so-called alternative 4 — an option that puts 2.6 million acres of Colorado's roadless forest lands in an "upper tier" that provides higher levels of protection than did a federal roadless rule adopted in 2001. More

Model 70 Featherweight introduced by Winchester Repeating Arms
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With smaller-framed shooters and those who like a lightweight compact rifle in mind, Winchester Repeating Arms has introduced the Model 70 Featherweight Compact. The new rifle features a 20-inch barrel, a 13-inch length of pull, an overall length of 39 and a half inches and weighs just six and a half pounds. The Model 70 Compact is the perfect rifle for ladies, young shooters and those looking for a light-weight mountain rifle. More

Gun-control support often politically risky
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Historically, Arizona politicians who take the lead on gun-control issues risk political blowback from their constituents. After U.S. Sen. Dennis DeConcini, D-Ariz., emerged as a national champion for the assault-weapons ban, he was targeted by a recall campaign in 1989. U.S. Sen. John McCain's work with U.S. Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, then a Democrat, on an unsuccessful bill to regulate gun shows was cited as a motivating factor in a 2001 recall effort against the Arizona Republican. Neither recall proved successful. More

Game and Fish try and bring wildlife viewing options to public
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The Arizona Game and Fish Department spent last month conducting a series of public meetings to share their ideas for wildlife-viewing opportunities around the state including a June 30 session at their headquarters. While much has been done to research their hunting and fishing customers, Arizona Game and Fish was interested in what they can do to appeal to those interested in viewing animals native to Arizona. More

US agency proposes more hunting in wildlife refuges
Miami Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Officials will ease hunting restrictions at 10 wildlife refuges across the country if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approves changes it proposed recently. The public has until Aug. 4 to comment on the proposal. The changes, which would affect wildlife refuges in eight states, would take effect by the fall. More
 

 
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