Category: Wildlife

Camping at Killbear Provincial Park: 8 Things You Need to Know


Killbear Provincial Park

Killbear Provincial Park in Ontario has some great camping. Here’s what you need to know if you go. Killbear Provincial Park is located on Georgian Bay near the town of Parry Sound, Ontario. For those already wondering how to reach this famed and beautiful provincial park of Canada, it’s fairly easy, and the address is

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Sullivan County ECO Honored as New York’s Top Wildlife Officer


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The Shikar-Safari Club International named Sullivan County ECO Ricky Wood “Wildlife Officer of the Year.” After graduating from SUNY Cobelskill in 2002, Officer Wood then attended the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s 17th Basic School for Uniformed Officers at the DEC Training Academy and promptly graduated in 2007. The ECO, who’s served Sullivan County

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43 Hunting and Fishing Terms, and Their (Tongue-in-Cheek) Meanings


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You thought that you knew your hunting and fishing terms, but you were wrong. Whether you have a fishing rod in your hands, big game hunting, slinging flies, or sharing in an upland hunt, you need to know what your hunting and fishing terms are. Sometimes the English language can fool us into believing that

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Fall Wild Turkey Hunting 101: Tips For Beginners From The Experts

Wild turkey hunting isn’t just a hobby for some of us, it is a passion. There is so much more to fall wild turkey hunting than just traipsing through the woods hoping to get a shot at a bird. From continually scouting the countryside to busting up flocks and calling them back together there are many action-packed aspects to fall wild turkey …

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Always Time for Teal

If the sound of a material like canvas or sturdy flannel being ripped brings a smile to your face as you look skyward – then you’re probably a duck hunter.  Wind rushing through the cupped wings of a flock of ducks as they quickly descend from high above makes a near identical sound.   The …

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Pre-Season Checklist For Hunters

You are a hunter. You are a Nebraska hunter. Your thoughts are now drifting toward cool, crisp mornings, falling leaves and maybe a bit of snow cover on the ground. You can picture yourself throwing out teal duck decoys on warm, early September morning in your favorite wetland. You have been spending some time on the target range practicing with your firearm or bow. You …

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Massive Copperhead Found in Georgia Right Outside the Back Door

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An absurdly huge and pregnant copperhead was found and killed right outside the door. Employees of the C&C Tree Service in Canton, Georgia got the shock of their lives when they were removing some dead timber on the back of the company’s property. Two huge copperhead snakes were uncovered, one that turned out to be

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Pics: Utah Buck Sports Double Set of Antlers on One Side

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Utah Buck

Here’s what happens when one antler just doesn’t want to drop. Deer antlers are an intriguing subject, from the exceptional rate at which they grow, to the peculiar abnormalities and monster mass they attain. Here’s one buck that deserves a listing in the “strange but true” file. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources posted the

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Why Not Jump At The Chance For Bullfrog Season

It is a season that opens at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15th. It is an unusual season, but one that just reeks of adventure, challenge and tremendous entertainment value. And, trust me, this is season that will create memories and stories like no other! No, it is not a hunting season. IT is Nebraska’s bullfrog season. Look at the size of this …

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