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Month: September 2017

Hunting and Gathering: Opportunity Knocks

Being a LocaCarnivore hunter means taking advantage of changing opportunities. Larry and I had gone to a place we’ve hunted many times before.  This day, we were looking for bear but would take grouse if any presented themselves.  I also Read More

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We’ve gone 21st century with the LocaCarnivore app!  You can enjoy all the goodness that LocaCarnivore has to offer right on your smartphone.  You’ll need an Android 4.4 or later operating system.  Once downloaded, you’ll get our articles, tweets, and Read More

Third Montana Bear Attack in Three Weeks

A bear attacked a hunter near Hungry Horse Reservoir in Montana on Sunday, September 24th, 2017, according to Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks.  Details are sketchy.  Neither the bear’s species or the hunter’s injuries are known at this time.  The Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: Ten Rifle Cartridges You Shouldn’t Pass Up

These days, ammunition is often scarce and expensive. Many gun owners limit their armories to weapons chambered for popular cartridges such as .308 Winchester, .30-06, and .300 Winchester Magnum. All good rounds, but this Darwinian process has pushed many others Read More

Grizzly Bears Continue to Pose Threat in Montana

The latest in the ongoing friction between burgeoning grizzly bear populations and humans in Montana escalated the week of September 17, 2017.  Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks reported a single grizzly killed ten–you read right–ten calves in a short time Read More

LocaCarnivore Expert: How Powerful a Hunting Rifle Do You Need?

How much power do you need in a hunting rifle?  The obvious answer: enough.  So, how much is enough, and is there such a thing as too much?  The first part is somewhat complex, with different factors important at different Read More

Special Hunting Program for Purple Heart Recipients in Montana

The Montana National Guard will allow limited deer hunting on Fort Harrison near Helena, Montana for service members who have been awarded the Purple Heart.  Eligible hunters must provide proof of their medal and possess a license to hunt from Read More

LocaCarnivore Test and Review: Winchester Super X .300 WSM 180 Grain Power Point

Winchester’s ubiquitous Power Point hunting bullet has been around since the 1960’s. It is a conventional cup and draw bullet; the lead interior is not bonded to the jacket. It derives its name from the exposed lead point which initiates Read More

LocaCarnivore’s Know Your Prey Series: Whitetail Deer Vision, Part 2 [Video]

Here’s more on what a whitetail sees and how it perceives you, the hunter.   Other helpful stories you’ll like: 5 Deer Hunting Tips to Increase Your Success [Video] Lever-Action Deer Gun Shootout: .30-30 v. .44 Magnum [Video] LocaCarnivore Expert: Read More

LocaCarnivore’s Know Your Prey Series: Whitetail Deer Vision, Part 1 [Video]

The useful part in this video starts about five minutes in, so be patient.   Other helpful stories you’ll like: Mule Deer: We Aren’t Back East, Toto [Video] First Day of Whitetail Deer Season Do You Remember Your First Deer? Read More

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