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.
State wildlife officials, responding to a declining number of deer in the Upper Peninsula due to harsh winters, have drawn up a list of options, including a ban on deer hunting in that region in the fall.
Grand View Outdoors takes this diminutive new rifle through its paces for the first time against some Florida hogs and coyotes. At 6.2 pounds, the Lightweight Mountain Rifle offers a lot of versatility in a slimmed down package.
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.