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Month: September 2018

Man Mauled by Montana Grizzly Bear (Breaking News)

Mere days after a Federal Judge put the brakes on planned grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho and months after Montana halted its own hunt, a male grizzly mauled a man in Montana.   The victim, who survived the assault, Read More

Lone Judge Puts Permanent Halt on Grizzly Hunt (Breaking News)

On September 24th, 2018, Federal Judge Dana Christensen ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to reverse its decision to remove grizzly bears in the Yellowstone ecosystem from “Threatened” status, and put a permanent stop to planned, limited hunts in Read More

LocaCarnivore DIY Series: Savage Barrel Swap

Savage bolt-action rifles have many excellent features.  They are accurate, simple, reliable, and affordable.  To this list add, easy to modify.  All Savages based on their original Model 10 feature a no nonsense barrel attachment method.  While most rifles barrels Read More

Hunting Suppressors (What You Need to Know)

Rifle suppressors have become must have gear for hunters.  Once considered proof someone is a poacher, more and most states in the U.S. now realize these hearing protection devices are good, not evil.  All too many people, even gun owners, Read More

LocaCarnivore Product Review: Cabelas Iron Ridge Insulated Hunting Boots

“Dash it all!”  Okay, I said something else, but the fact remained my old insulated hunting boots had failed–big time.  Worn and banged silly from years spent chasing elk, deer, bears, and just about anything else which walks on all Read More

Neat Trick Improves VLD/RDF Bullet Accuracy (Pro Tip)

The latest generation long-range hunting bullets are known as Very Low Drag (VLD) or Reduced Drag Factor (RDF) bullets.  These super-slippery slugs have revolutionized hunting and shooting with improved aerodynamics.  Like all engineering, there is no free lunch and so Read More

Bear Loads Tested (12 Gauge, .45-70, .500 S&W Magnum)

Bear loads. Those words get people’s undivided attention.  Anyone who hunts bears, or lives/travels in bear country, wants the most effective round they can get because their life may depend on it. We found this fun video which pits a Read More

Montana Fights CWD with New Rules (Hunting News)

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has already devastated deer and elk herds across the American west, mid-west, and south-east.  Montana had, up to now, been spared its ravages.  The state confirmed its first cases in 2017, and has moved with speed Read More

Range Estimation Without a Laser [Pro Video Tip]

Laser range finders are everywhere these days.  Once reserved for special operations troops or wealthy hunters, laser range finders are now plentiful and affordable.  The question is, what if you forgot yours, or it malfunctions, or you just can’t get Read More

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