The Pope & Young Club is one of North America’s leading bowhunting and wildlife conservation organizations. The Club prides itself on its mission to protect our bowhunting heritage – promoting its rich values and the adherence to strong fair chase ethics.
Spring and summer are hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking seasons. It is also the time of year when ticks are out. Take precautions and avoid tick bites. They can be much more than just an inconvenience.
Scientists do know that genetics account for a whopping 85 percent of a human’s susceptibility to mosquito bites. They've also identified certain elements of body chemistry that, when found in excess on the skin's surface, make mosquitoes swarm closer.
Keeping animals and motorists safe is the aim of two wildlife underpasses that were incorporated into a $10.6 million reconstruction of Highway 200. The high-traffic highway runs through the heart of a bustling wildlife corridor, prompting the extra spending so wildlife can cross under rather than across the highway.
Commissioner Joe Martens says the National Archery in the Schools Program is growing rapidly in New York. He says archery allows students of all ages and athletic abilities to compete at the same level for top honors.
Nearly 100,000 turkey hunters statewide spend their mornings tiptoeing through forests and fields trying to entice a big gobbler into shooting range. About 30,000 of them find success each year, enough to catapult Michigan to the No. 7 spot for spring turkey hunting nationally.
North Dakota hunters will not be able to go after mule deer does in the western badlands for a fourth straight year, as officials continue work to boost numbers of the animals that have been impacted by severe winters and the region's energy boom.
Several city council members say they support having the competition but a current city code that bans the shooting of arrows outdoors would have to be modified. Others worry that children playing near the park could be hit by a stray arrow.
A crowd of people was trying to cross the Gros Ventre River in boats and on horseback in an annual rush to find antlers shed by elk in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. One horse drowned in the frigid river, which was running higher and faster than usual because of early snowmelt.
Visitors can walk through a man-made cypress swamp, go bowling or shoot arrows at the archery range. A 105-room hotel designed like a hunting lodge has balconies overlooking the indoor swamp. There are also live ducks, alligators and fish.
Introduced by Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and passed 51 to 49 in a voice vote yesterday afternoon, SA 838 supports and would fund state efforts to take possession of federal and public lands, a move that many fear would result in those lands being sold off to the highest bidder.
The rules proposed by the wildlife agency staff say the bear hunt would last just one week, from Oct. 24 to 30, and only in daytime hours. Also, each hunter would be permitted to bag one bear per hunting season.
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