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Mohave National Preserve bighorn sheep hit by pneumonia
The Wildlife News
The entire population of bighorn sheep in the Mohave National Preserve could die from pneumonia transmitted, probably, by a lone domestic Angora goat found in the desert near where the outbreak originated.
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7 bighorn sheep killed in highway collisions
The Billings Gazette
State wildlife officials say seven bighorn sheep have been killed on western Montana highways in the past week. Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials said that five bighorns were killed along Montana Highway 200 east of Bonner, one in Lower Rock Creek and one on U.S. Highway 93 near the East Fork of the Bitterroot River.
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Arizona big game draw results announced
Havasu News
Arizona Game and Fish Department officials recently announced the draw results for 2013 fall big game hunts. Results can be obtained online here, or by calling (602) 942-3000 and selecting option two. Callers who get a busy signal due to the heavy call volume expected are encouraged to try again later.
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The rifle and the camera
Sports Afield
The rifle is the primary tool of the hunter. A few hunters consider their rifles just that — tools — and nothing more. Most of us, though, also enjoy rifles for their own sake: the fine lines, craftsmanship, that peculiar combination of wood (or synthetics) and metal that turns a simple, powerful tool into a valued possession, a cherished heirloom, an old friend.
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Hunting dogs: 3 warning signs of heat stress
Outdoor Life
Cottage industries that sell coats and sweaters for dogs to wear during cool weather have fleeced the pockets of pet owners for years. The fact is, it's hard to freeze a working dog to death on even the coldest days. But it's quite easy to accidentally kill a hard-hunting dog on even a mildly warm day.
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Royal Gorge Bridge and Park wildlife survive fire
The Denver Post
Eight hours into the Royal Gorge fire, Tom Cox was sick to his stomach. The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park Wildlife Park manager had just heard three dreaded words over the radio. "All animals down," a fireman said on the other side of the signal. Cox and other park officials assumed the worst.
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Coyotes and hogs hitting deer herds hard
Outdoor Life
Hunter/landowners from across whitetail country are reporting devastating deer predation from coyotes and extensive habitat destruction from hogs. Coyotes are hitting the southeastern U.S. particularly hard. Reports of fawn predation are rampant with many landowners reporting rapidly declining deer densities. University of Georgia professor, Dr. Karl Miller believes coyotes to be a real threat to whitetail populations in certain areas. Trapping, thought by many to be a viable solution, may not be.
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TRENDING ARTICLES
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After decade-long wait, hunter finally doing what he loves (The Victoria Advocate)
Counting sheep: Tedious but rewarding (U-T San Diego)
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NSSF expands west with Hunting Works for America
Ammo Land
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, the trade association for the firearms industry, is excited to announce that the Hunting Works For America program has grown yet again and now includes a state chapter in Utah. Hunting Works For Utah joins Arizona, Minnesota, North Dakota, Iowa, Missouri and Pennsylvania, which launched just last month, as the seventh state to be included in the award-winning Hunting Works For America program.
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NRA National Sporting Arms Museum grand opening
American Rifleman
The National Rifle Association will celebrate the grand opening of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum on Aug. 2. The museum is located at the Bass Pro Shops store in Springfield, Mo. More than a thousand guns will be displayed in exhibits including original prototypes and paintings from Remington Arms Co., shotguns from the American Trapshooting Association's Hall of Fame and a full collection of guns from the Pachmayr Foundation.
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Arizona big game draw results announced
Havasu News
Arizona Game and Fish Department officials recently announced the draw results for 2013 fall big game hunts.

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Bighorns' proposed return to Catalinas raises hunting debate
The Arizona Daily Star
When the news came out that bighorn sheep will be reintroduced to the Santa Catalinas, suspicions quickly arose: They must be doing it so hunters can kill the sheep.

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5 most underrated hunting cartridges
Rifle Shooter
The .270 Winchester, .30-06 and the .300 Win. Mag. are all versatile, dependable cartridges that will work on a wide variety of game.

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10 best rimfire guns right now
Guns and Ammo
The best rimfire is about as debatable a topic as the best deer cartridge. Perhaps a bit lower key, and more easily proven on a bank of tin cans at the local gravel pit, but still, rimfire shooters are easily egged into arguing for their favorite.
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Parker Brothers Boss Hunting Truck is ready for the big game
Fox News
Florida's Parker Brothers Concepts is now offering The Boss, a Hummer H1 that's been converted into the ultimate, exotic hunting truck. Designed with African safaris, big game trips to Alaska, and falconing expeditions in the Arabian Desert in mind, The Boss is customized with bodywork straight out of a hunting video game set in the year 2025, complete with gull-wing doors, polygonal windshield, and roof that opens to provide a protected perch to spot and shoot targets from.
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