Project Healing Waters founder Ed Nicholson was a retired Navy captain and in 2005 was hospitalized in the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. He saw wounded vets returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, and he thought it might do them some good to accompany him on fly fishing outings. That was the genesis.
WINK News reports a pledge, along with a $5,000 reward offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, pushes to $15,000 the total reward being offered.
Existing county ordinances prohibit shooting ranges in residential zones on less than 10 acres. But a county land-use official has ruled John Maximenko's berm isn't a shooting range, and his occasional shooting does not qualify as recurring shooting.
Game wardens learned of the alligator's killing earlier this week, including details and photos posted on social media. The wardens used the same social media outlet to solicit clues leading to the two.
Declining habitat and some tough winters have taken a toll on deer. Deer populations remain well below management objectives in most hunting units, and a conservative approach to hunting is needed to help with recovery efforts.
Every year broadhead manufacturers introduce new products aimed at delivering shorter blood trails, larger entrance holes and better arrow flight. Below are some of the latest and greatest broadheads for 2015.
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced a white-tailed female deer in Ingham County's Meridian Township tested positive for the contagious and fatal disease that attacks the brains of infected deer and elk.
Not a belted bullet, not a saboted bullet — Federal's Trophy Copper Muzzleloader Bullet uses B.O.R. Lock MZ System to seal the bore and offer superb accuracy and ballistic performance for blackpowder hunters.
The Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department is beginning to develop a new plan for managing mountain lions in the state. The current plan is about 20 years old, and officials hope to have a new plan ready by the end of this year.
Officials are gaining new information about how fish move, how long they live and what proportion of them are ending up on anglers' hooks. The goal is to use that information to further improve the quality of the popular Dakotas fishery.
The troubles plaguing deer and deer hunting in the United States are the same ones plaguing hunting itself. Whether it’s fewer hunters, access to land, or poor public perceptions of hunting, their impacts on deer hunting are obvious.
Police are urging residents not to leave small animals or children outside unattended. They also warn residents whose pets are attacked not to touch any saliva left by the coyote. That could transit rabies if the animal has the virus.
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.