Prosecutors say Sam Carter, fascinated with the elk, stalked it for days and sought to mount its head on a wall as a trophy. They said he shut off the GPS in his squad car when he shot the animal, and failed to radio dispatchers his location.
This year continues the trend of "bargain" rifles from the major manufacturers, offering deer hunters great guns at more affordable prices — like the Ruger American Rifle, the Winchester XPR, the Mossberg Patriot and more.
If you're planning to hunt out of state, you might have noticed terms like Preference Points, Bonus Points, Limited Entry Tags, Unlimited Draw, and more. What do all these big-game tag terms different?
The bill, to be introduced in both the state House and Senate, would enable judges to prevent a person from having any firearms or a concealed-pistol license for a year after a hearing for an “extreme risk protective order” based on recent behavior.
A Republican-controlled Virginia Senate voted to approve measures aimed at easing restrictions on gun owners while voting against several gun-control measures championed by Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.