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Wyoming elk hunt
Sys-Con Media    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
So you want to go on an adventure into the Rocky Mountains and hunt elk. Hank Huntington has done it before and has not shot an animal yet, but the shoot is only a small part of the experience. There is more to it than shooting an animal. Packing in by horseback, living in the mountains and riding through some of the most beautiful country you have ever seen is the best part of the experience. You can drive through the mountains on the interstate, but you can never appreciate the beauty of the west until you are back in the dense forests, mountain meadows and valleys. More



Vaccine is no silver bullet for big horn sheep
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Much misinformation has been promulgated by numerous parties, albeit often with the best of intentions, on a hoped for "silver bullet" vaccine to protect wild bighorn sheep from fatal respiratory disease shed by domestic sheep to wild sheep when they come in contact. More

FWP: Disabled hunt permit being abused
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Some hunters are abusing a permit system that allows disabled persons to hunt from their vehicles, according to Fish, Wildlife and Parks' law enforcement bureau chief. "It's a law that has been amended several times and liberalized to the point where it's causing problems for hunters and landowners," Chief Jim Kropp told the FWP Commission recently. More

Deer behavior during the rut
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Big, mature whitetails don't get that way by being dumb. A true trophy deer has figured out where to bed, when to move and when things just "don't seem right." It's as if they develop a sixth sense. There is a brief window of opportunity, however, when his defenses go down and that big buck turns his attention to other matters. To an avid deer hunter, there is no more exciting time of year - it's the whitetail rut. More

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Wyoming family accused of illegal hunting operation
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Several members of a ranching family near Ten Sleep, Wyo., could face decades of jail time and millions in fines for allegedly allowing out-of-state hunters to tag wildlife with their Wyoming landowner hunting permits, according to a federal indictment. Richard "R.C." Carter, owner of Big Horn Adventure Outfitters, allegedly took more than a dozen hunters out on his family's property from 2003 to 2009 to kill elk, deer and antelope. More

Man charged for selling ram skull on Internet
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A Fort Collins man faces a charge of illegal sale of wildlife after he sold a bighorn ram's skull that he told an undercover officer he found in Poudre Canyon, according to an arrest affidavit. William Robert Sutton, 39, of Fort Collins posted an ad on Craigslist and sold the skull to the officer for $350 in May 2010, according to the affidavit obtained by the Coloradoan. More

Getting to the root of the trophy seizure crisis — The history and genesis of the problem
The Hunting Report    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The increase in the senseless seizures and forfeitures of hunting trophies by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service over the past two to three years has been perplexing. We have been on a search to understand if the apparent problem is real. If it is real, then what exactly is the change? What caused the change? Can we do anything about it? This is the result of our investigation and is information that every hunter in the entire conservation community needs to know and understand. More

Keep Route 39 closed for sheeps' sake
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Congratulations to Caltrans for making the right decision on leaving Highway 39 to play its proper role which is to provide access for those who wish to experience the beauty and wildness of San Gabriel Canyon. More

Leupold Mark 4 riflescope review
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Over the last few years the interest in higher power scopes with more durability has increased among hunters. Some hunters look to these scopes to improve visual clarity at longer ranges in order to increase the range at which they can consistently make a kill shot, while others want a more rugged scope that can take a few bumps and scrapes. For decades Leupold has developed their line of tactical Mark 4 scopes that offer both a rugged scope and optical superiority. For this review we'll be taking a look a the Mark 4 lineup of scopes along with a closer look at a Mark 4 LR/T 4.5-14x50mm Illuminated Mil-Dot scope. More
 

 
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