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The 10-step program
Petersen's Rifle Shooter    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Originally Craig Boddington was going to write this as a guide to getting a rifle ready for a "big" hunt, but then he got to thinking: Is there any hunt that isn't important? If it isn't important to you, it's very important to the game animal you're pursuing. Boddington thinks these steps are universal in application. The order may vary, as will time spent on each, depending on whether the rifle and load you have chosen are old friends or new acquaintances. More

A lesson learned in hunting overseas
Dover Post    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Dan Bendelewski did not have a broker, but when he brought his two snow sheep, from Russia, back into Los Angeles, he had all the export paperwork along with a signed document by the Russian veterinary service. He assumed that after clearing customs and having the U.S. Department of Agriculture release the hides, they would follow him back home. Big mistake. More

Record revenue leads to more hunting access
The Bellingham Herald    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
More private land in Washington will be open to the public for hunting this fall because of record spring drawing application sales for the slate of special hunt permits in 2010. About $400,000 in drawing fee proceeds has been dedicated for investment in access agreements between the state and private landowners for the coming hunting season, said Dave Ware, game program manager for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. More

Oregon's Crater Lake sees more cougars
The Mail Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
A spate of cougar sightings in Oregon's Crater Lake National Park has caught the attention of officials and prompted them to post advisory signs near one backcountry campground. Greg Holm, a wildlife biologist at the park, said three reports of mountain lions came in recently. No other reports had come in all summer, he said. More

Limited extended hunting camp permits available
The Great Falls Tribune    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Hunters wanting to camp for an extended time on the Rocky Mountain Front or in the Little Belt Mountains must apply to the Forest Service for a permit. The Forest Service in Choteau, Mont., began taking applications for the Rocky Mountain Front camps, which are allowed only along the Beaver-Willow Divide Road. Applications for a Little Belts extended camping permit will be taken beginning on Sept. 15,  9 a.m. in the White Sulphur Springs Ranger District office. More

Hunters clash with government over permit issues
Interior News    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The recent announcement of a large increase in Limited Entry Hunting permits for Stone Sheep, Moose and Caribou in Britsh Columbia's Spatsizi Provincial Park is generating a lot of concern. That said, Senior Wildlife Biologist, Fish and Wildlife Branch of the Ministry of Environment Rick Marshall was able to alleviate some of those concerns. More

Hunting season brings business to Colorado
KJCT-TV    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Orange hats and camouflage gear will start to become a more common sight around Colorado. Hunting season is underway. Archery season started, small game season started. The current small game season includes doves, turkey, blue grouse and chukar, which can be found on the Western Slope. Hunting activity in Colorado will increase throughout the fall. The busiest time is usually late October during elk and deer season. For many families, fall is all about hunting. More

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Turkish huntress says hunting offers sense of calm, serenity
Hurriyet Daily News and Economic Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
For Sanem Sezal hunting is a family hobby that she has come to learn to appreciate over the years for its benefits to nature and moments of serenity. As well, her experiences have taught her that there are good reasons to believe women can be better hunters than men. More

Veteran call maker offers insights on shooting elk
The Billings Gazette    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
It's the archery season and the elk rut is in full swing. You creep into the woods, set up on a mountain ridgeline, dig out your elk call and blow a beautiful bugle so perfect that it's bound to win an elk calling competition. Listening, you wait to hear a response and there is none ... only silence. Veteran caller and call designer Wayne Carlton has a theory as to why. More
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