Category: Wildlife

It’s Not Too Late (Tips For Late Season Hunting)

Unfortunately, it’s the time of year when many hunters start hanging up their gear for the season. Maybe they have already harvested game or are tired of trying to do so. Perhaps they are just not interested in being afield during bitterly cold weather, gale force winds and deep snow. Whatever the case may be, that hunting gear …

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Video: This New Mexico Bull Elk is in One Heck of a Tangled Mess

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This compassionate hunter risks serious injury in an attempt to free a tangled bull elk. This bull elk found itself in quite a bind, as it had a massive ball of wire tangled tight in its rack. It’s fairly safe to say the outcome would be bleak if not for the helping hands of some commendable hunters who

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No Water Needed for Hunting Canada Geese

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Do  you really need water, pumps, pit blinds, lots of expensive decoys and to be part of a high-priced hunting lease to successfully hunt Canada geese in Nebraska? No, not necessarily. Field hunting for Canada geese is a ton of fun and can be very effective! It’s also much cheaper, easier and quicker than trying to establish a goose hunting spread with …

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Archery hunter’s bighorn sheep likely a Nebraska record

Jason Bruce with ram

GERING, Neb. – There may be a new state record among bighorn sheep harvested in Nebraska. Archery hunter Jason Bruce of Lockeford, California, claimed success during Nebraska’s bighorn sheep season with a massive ram taken on private property in the rocky Wildcat Hills near Gering on Saturday, Dec. 2. Todd Nordeen, the Nebraska Game and …

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Video: Hungry Lynx Chows Down on Harvested Deer at Hunt Camp

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“We left the deer for two minutes…” The lynx is an opportunistic feeder that’s willing to cut in line for a fresh meal it has to. That was certainly the case for this brazen feline, who took a fancy to a harvested deer before the blood had even cooled. Gary Reed posted the following clip to his YouTube channel

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Video: Bet You’ve Never Seen a Buck Being Poked With a Broadhead Before

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This unbelievable footage will leave you scratching your head. We’ve seen some pretty strange videos of deer this season, with many showing a complete lack of fear around humans, which isn’t good. The following video might be the best yet and will undoubtedly leave you wondering if this buck is curious, overly friendly or downright dumb. Kyle Schwabenbauer, co-host of the television show Wired

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Thankful

The season for gratitude and reflection is upon us. Thanksgiving week is when we remind our families and friends how much they mean to us and express our sincere appreciation for what we have been given in life. While you are considering what you are thankful for, don’t forget nature. During the nine days of the …

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This Artist’s Video Drawings of Wildlife are Mesmerizing and Incredible


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An amazing and rare talent, Joel Pilcher’s drawings will get any hunter’s attention. Sometimes you see people doing things and you can tell they found their niche and purpose in life. Whether it’s Lebron James with a basketball, Mike Trout with a baseball, Adele with a microphone or Kevin Hart on a comedy stage, you can just see

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Lead Fishing Tackle is Killing Loons at an Alarming Rate


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Loons mistake lead fishing tackle for food and scrabble for their crop. Here’s what’s happening and how to stop it. We’ve known about it for a long time, and still it shows its ugly head. Lead fishing tackle kills waterfowl. Many states have banned it, we stopped shooting it out of our shotguns, but the fact remains

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Life Lessons – Through Hunting

Now that we’re deep into deer season we’ve been seeing more and more harvest photographs taken by archery mentors involved in our youth mentor hunt program.  These aren’t typical trophy buck harvest photographs but they capture something just as valuable: a hunter’s first harvest.  After learning the basics, observing experienced hunters and lots of practice…they …

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Nebraska spring turkey hunters report high satisfaction, success

Merriam's Wild Turkey

LINCOLN, Neb. – Hunters liked what they experienced while pursuing wild turkeys in Nebraska this spring according to an annual survey by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Almost all respondents — more than 96 percent — of the 2017 turkey hunter survey said they would hunt Nebraska again based on their experiences. The survey …

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