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Fisherman Uses Drone to Land Smallmouth Bass

Photo by Newsflare A quadcopter lands a smallmouth bass. Last Friday, David Freiheit, a Canadian drone enthusiast, used a quadcopter to land a smallmouth bass, WCAX reports. He attached some line and a jitterbug lure to his drone, flew it over Lake Champlain, and successfully brought the bass to shore. Freiheit posted a video on Youtube of […]

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Why Sage Grouse Are a Real Western Trophy

Photo by Donald M. Jones Winging It: Sage grouse are surprisingly agile in flight. The news we’d been waiting for was finally delivered—along with a hearty platter of bacon and eggs. Over breakfast, the ranch manager announced that U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell had just decreed the greater sage grouse would not be listed […]

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Hunting and Fishing License Sales on Hold in Several States After System Hack

Photo by Flickr/Bureau of Land Management A fly fisherman casts his line on the Molalla River in Oregon. Oregon is one of three states temporarily halting online sales of hunting and fishing licenses due to a system breach. Just as fall fishing gets hot and hunting season is heating up, the sale of licenses in […]

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Gun Fight Friday Muzzleloader Edition: Flintlock vs Inline

Two muzzleloaders square off in today’s fight. One is as traditional as a muzzleloader can be, the other is purely modern, and also a thing of beauty in its own way.  Flintlock ignition reigned for a couple of hundred years that included the French and Indian Wars, the Revolution, the early westward movement, Lewis and […]

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7 Killer Bowhunting Tips: Using Deer Decoys

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What is […]

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DNR to provide special youth deer hunts in Upstate South Carolina

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources, in cooperation with a number of private individuals and hunting clubs, is sponsoring a number of youth deer hunts in the Piedmont region this fall. The hunts are for youth between the ages of 10 to 16 who would like to go deer hunting but don’t have anyone to […]

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MDC Telecheck has new questions on deer and turkey harvests

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) wants deer and turkey hunters to know that its Telecheck system for reporting harvests will ask some new questions this fall and winter when hunters check their game. Telecheck will ask deer hunters who harvest does if the distance from the edge of the eyeball […]

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Study Shows Some Deer Genetically Resistant to Chronic Wasting Disease

I think it was Kramer from the comedy Seinfeld who said it best: Mother Nature is a mad scientist! Nowhere is this more apparent than when considering how different animals have physical characteristics that may look strange, but that are best suited to their environment. For example, whitetail deer are born with white spots, camouflaging […]

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Debate: Use a Marinade for Your Deer Meat?

Summer is a great time for cranking up the smoker to create some delicious roasts, ribs, shoulders or sausages. If you planned ahead and have some deer shoulders or roasts to use, that’s great. If not, a good beef brisket, ribs, pork roast or some store- bought sausages are great options before deer season gets […]

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7 Killer Bowhunting Tips: Acorns as Calling Cards

Every time my wife, Nicole, and I set up a stand in a tree or on the ground, we look for ways to make that location the best it can be. We try to enhance each stand location by making sure there are one or more calling cards available to deer. By Pat Reeve What is […]

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