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Grousing about Grouse

We were walking through the timber when suddenly we heard the distinctive sound of ruffled feathers as a grouse exploded from its hideout.  I had some choice words for it as the bird gave me the bird and soared downhill, Read More

North Dakota Unveils New Game Damage Hunts

In a win-win for hunters and ranchers in North Dakota, the state’s Fish and Game Department has decided to pair hunters who hold valid 2017 whitetail doe deer licenses with landowners whose property is overrun with deer. Eligible hunters can Read More

Elk Hunters Relieved: Restrictions Lifted in Little Missouri National Grasslands

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has lifted a temporary ban on firearms use for elk and bird hunters in the Little Missouri National Grasslands located in North Dakota.  The new rule takes effect on September 1st, opening day for Read More

Looking for a Place to Hunt on Public Land in Minnesota?

A generous land donation by the Bue family has added 167 acres for public hunting access near Marshall, Minnesota.  The land is prime remnant native prairie and is now designated the Buetiful Acres Wildlife Management Area. Buetiful Acres is a Read More

Bag More Birds With These Can’t Miss Shotgun Drills [Video]

Wing shooting is tough.  Upland birds flush from every direction.  Geese and ducks fly fast and high.  It’s a struggle to hit them.  There are things you can do at home, away from the trap range, to improve your shotgun Read More

South Carolina Enables Handicapped Hunters

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources announced two special hunts this year for mobility impaired hunters. The first will take place October 27-28 in Cherokee, Spartanburg, and Union Counties.  The second is scheduled for November 3-4 in Laurens and Read More

Best Guns and Loads for Montana Upland Bird Hunting

Montana.  The Last Best Place, as famed artist Charlie Russell called it, is great if you hunt upland birds (pheasant, grouse, turkey, etc.).  Always a land with sharp contrasts, Montana challenges the wing-shooter like few other places. The biggest challenge Read More

Wolves Continue to Kill Livestock Despite Intensive Non-Lethal Deterents

Livestock producers continue to suffer under misguided wolf introductions by the U.S. Government.  According to a recent press release from Oregon’s Department of Fish and Wildlife, one producer, in particular, has lost numerous calves this year despite following all the Read More

Montana Elk Habitat Rescued From Developers

The U.S. Forrest Service, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, and private land owners finalized a deal which preserves 640 acres between the Bob Marshal and Mission Mountains Wilderness areas for future generations to hunt.  The property had been in a Read More

Do You Know How to Call in a Bear?

Fall bear season is almost here, and locacarniovres across America are excited.  Ace bow hunter, Melissa Bachman shows how to call ’em in. Remember, you are calling an animal which can kill you, always be safe.  Have something solid behind Read More

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