Tracking data revealed that a mountain lion that triggered a ruckus when it was discovered under a Los Angeles home had only been there a short time, and it quickly returned to an urban wilderness after being left alone.
You want to know what deer you have using your property well before the hunting season begins in the fall. Placing cameras at these three locations will assure you get photos of the deer using your land.
The Vermont House gave preliminary approval to a bill allowing the state to prosecute some convicted criminals for possession of firearms and to require the reporting of individuals deemed dangerously mentally ill to a federal background check system.
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.
With growth comes change, and that is no different when it comes to alligator hunting. The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks recently announced a major change in how alligator hunters will receive tags.
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.
A GOP measure to eliminate a law that bans ammunition magazines that hold more than 15 rounds was also rejected by ruling House Democrats. Both gun-control laws were part of a package of legislation Democrats passed in 2013 at great political cost, losing two state senators through recall elections.
The first phase of the ban will begin this summer and requires non-lead ammo be used for all hunting on California’s state-run wildlife areas and reserves. Lead ammunition was already banned in the state’s condor areas, but beginning in July, no lead ammo will be permitted on California Department of Fish and Wildlife areas.
Bows and arrows are the easy items to take note of, but it’s often the miscellaneous gear that makes the difference for archery customers and hunters alike – the difference between success and failure. Here’s a promising new-accessory round-up of some 2015 must-haves hunting gear.