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Calif. bighorn sheep released into Lake County, Ore.
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New blood is being added to California bighorn sheep herds in Lake County, Ore., following the release of sheep with different genetics. Fifty bighorn sheep with bloodlines from Penticton, British Columbia, were released at the Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Abert Rim, Fish Creek and Mann Creek as part of a cooperative project involving the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. More



Draft management plan for the Grey Wolf in British Columbia
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A draft management plan for the Grey Wolf in British Columbia has been developed to provide advice on the management of this species in British Columbia. A management plan summarizes the best available science-based information on biology and threats to inform the development of a management framework. Management plans set goals and objectives and recommend approaches appropriate for species or ecosystem conservation. More

Wyoming lawmakers to decide on silencers for hunting rifles
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In the woods and on the plains of Wyoming, one traditional hunting sound may soon be headed toward extinction: gunshots. State lawmakers are set to decide whether to allow silencers on hunting guns, a move that has divided the outdoor-oriented state. Proponents say screwing a muzzle onto a firearm to catch the blast and muffle the report will prevent hearing damage and reduce noise pollution. Many opponents insist silencers for hunting weapons gives hunters in the woods an unsporting advantage with yet another high-tech gadget against game species whose defenses have always been only their alertness and ability to run away. An interim Wyoming legislative committee recently endorsed a bill to end the state's prohibition on hunting with silencers. More

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State sportsman leaders support pro-sportsmen agenda at annual summit
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State legislative and other sportsmen's leaders from across the nation gathered at the 9th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen's Caucuses Sportsman-Legislator Summit to discuss an agenda to address sportsmen's issues in state capitals across the country. The three-day Summit, held at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C., was hosted by the South Carolina Sportsmen's Caucus and the Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. The Summit gathers together state sportsmen and women legislators in the United States and provides them with a unique forum to exchange ideas on pro-sportsmen legislation and other related issues. More

Hunting season brings cash windfall to states
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Depending on where you live in the United States, deer hunting season is either wrapping up, starting or already in full swing. But no matter where you are in the season, observers say it's been a good year for the hunting industry. According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, there was a 9 percent increase in the number of hunters last year compared with 2006. And if seen as an economic sector, those hunters have a significant financial impact. More



Taking a record book Colorado mule deer
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The timber where this giant was located was near the edge of the property, so a careless stalk or any other type of excess pressure could kick him off the land where we could hunt. That was his bedding area, though at first and last light he would sometimes come out in the open with his large harem of does to feed — mostly on a high, exposed knoll of sage. More

Looking for a wild time? Check out bighorn sheep
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Instead of getting in a head-butting match with someone in the mall parking lot this holiday season, consider watching the experts. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials are holding a free Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep viewing excursion Dec. 1 along the Green River above the town of Green River, Utah. "Bighorns are in the rut this time of year, so they're less wary of people," Brent Stettler, an outreach manager for the DWR, said in a release. More

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Best grizzly guns: 9 great guns for brown bear hunting and backcountry defense
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Live Hunt host Tyler Freel has spent more time around big, Alaskan brown bears than most outdoorsmen would ever hope to — or want to. Of course, he chooses his guns for bear hunting and defense very carefully. It all comes down to a matter of opinion, but you can't go wrong with his nine picks. The gallery includes handguns, shotguns and rifles. More

Hearing set on proposed hunting restrictions in Denali National Preserve
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The National Park Service will hold a public hearing on Dec. 12 on proposed changes to sport hunting regulations for Denali National Preserve. The proposed changes would prohibit taking brown bears over bait stations, using artificial light to take black bears at dens, taking black bear cubs and sows with cubs and would shorten the season for hunting wolves and coyotes. The proposed restrictions renew a previous temporary prohibition on taking black bears at dens and black bear cubs and sows with cubs. The restrictions also respond to recent changes to State of Alaska hunting regulations. More

Another 4 years and the assault has already begun
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What's next? Those of us concerned about gun owner rights didn't have to wait long for that question to begin to be answered. First thing morning of Nov. 7 the United Nations, with U.S. encouragement, decided to reopen discussions on an international arms trade treaty. The treaty talks were derailed in July when the U.S. and several other countries requested more time to work on it. Many believed that move was politically motivated, with Obama not wanting a high-profile vote in favor of gun restrictions on his record just before the elections. New treaty talks are scheduled for late March. More


 

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