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Idaho bighorns lack respect from state leaders
The Spokesman-Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Idaho's bighorn sheep are coveted by hunters, only a handful of which are allowed to hunt them each fall. They are a prize for wildlife viewers and a symbol of the wildness that set's Idaho apart from much of the world. Yet Idaho lawmakers have turned their backs on efforts to keep bighorns separated in their native range from domestic sheep, which can transmit diseases that have decimated bighorn herds in areas such as Hells Canyon. More



Iowa nonresident whitetail deer tag on auction
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For the fourth year in a row, Iowa FNAWS has been granted one of the highly coveted Nonresident Whitetail Deer Tags from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. This year, Iowa FNAWS is proud to partner with the Wild Sheep Foundation, to auction this tag via WSF's website. More

Montana men among FWP SuperTag winners
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Hunters from Montana, Alaska, Michigan and South Dakota will get another shot at the dream this fall after winning Montana's antelope, bighorn sheep, bison, deer, elk, moose, mountain goat and mountain lion SuperTag lotteries. FWP officials say the winners, including a man from Stevensville, Mont., and one from Plains, Mont., may hunt any district open to the species for which they won a SuperTag license. More

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Montana eases hunting rules for once-endangered wolves
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Montana wildlife officials loosened restrictions on wolf hunting recently, allowing trapping of the animals in the state for the first time since they were removed from the endangered species list in 2011. Passed by the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks Commission, the new regulations also extend the length of the hunting season and remove the statewide kill limit in an effort to curtail a wolf population that has been steadily increasing. More

UN gun control treaty will reveal gun laws Obama really supports
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Sometime soon, the U.N. will finally unveil its Arms Trade Treaty. The exact date the treaty will be released is a secret. Russia, China, France — with its new Socialist government — Britain and the Obama administration are writing the treaty behind closed doors. Yet even if the final treaty is being kept under wraps, we still have a pretty good idea of some of the requirements that will be in it. More

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Wyoming Game and Fish Commission rejects new unlimited cougar hunt area
Casper Star-Tribune via Rapid City Journal    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Mountain lions in the northeast part of Wyoming will not face an unlimited quota season this fall. A new proposal by Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologists called for an existing hunt area in the Black Hills to be split in two. One of the new areas would have had an unlimited quota. The area is mostly on private land and the proposed unlimited quota was primarily a response to concerns by area landowners and residents, said Tom Ryder, assistant chief of the wildlife division for the Game and Fish Department. More

Don't buy an elephant gun for moose hunting
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Paul Smith: "What constitutes a perfect moose gun? This is a question that often sparks heated debate amongst hunters. Even armchair experts love to have a say on this one. In my view, it depends to a large degree on how you hunt. The Savage 99 chambered in .308 win was the perfect gun for me. It was a pleasure to carry, reloaded fast and was very accurate to shoot offhand. It also hit plenty hard to kill a moose cleanly out to 300 yards. Those are characteristics I seek and covet in a rifle." More


 

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