The latest figures from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service show a record number of ducks this year across northern prairies of the U.S. and the Canadian boreal forest despite a drier than normal winter.
Teal hunting season dates are set to coincide with teal migration through Nebraska, and the opening day is typically the Saturday following Labor Day.
Most black powder silhouette guns are modeled after the legendary Sharps rifles made popular by the Great Plains buffalo hunters of the American West. The rifles could take down buffaloes, elk, mule deer and other big-game animals at ranges greater than 500 yards.
State wildlife officials say the number of bears in Kentucky has grown and the population can withstand increased hunting.
If your deer rifle doubles as your predator gun, Hornady offers a new ammo line that can reduce felt recoil by more than 40 percent.
Officials say two deer caused thousands of dollars damage after leaping through the window of a northeastern Pennsylvania flower shop, rampaging inside and then jumping out through another window.
The owners of a marina recently had spotted a large alligator on a few occasions, and put up a sign warning people to stay out of the water. They estimated that animal was longer than 11 feet.
Officials say at a cost of about $25,000, 64 feral hogs have been killed since the West Bank levee authority hired sharpshooters last fall to contain the animals and limit the damage they are causing to flood protection berms.