Stewardship; Public and Private Initiatives; Regional
Shane Mahoney speaks thoughtfully and eloquently on the gun in America, and the gun’s vital connection to and relationship with wildlife conservation. Celebrated conservationist Shane Mahoney talks about the influence of the gun in America and Canada, in our nation building, in our modern society, in our national psyche. He maintains that the gun, in
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Here’s a quiz to find out how really good you are at identifying animals. Have a look at these teeth and see if you can guess what they belong to. Not every animal on earth has teeth, but most have some kind of specialized way of chewing their food or capturing prey with them. While
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Would you stick your arm shoulder-deep in a hole filled with snakes? This guy did and they just keep coming! Cor Viljoen, a safari guide of Bala-Bala, captured nest full of baby snakes in South Africa. After being contacted by a local farmer to remove the snakes said to be pythons (presumably non-lethal ones), the man scooped them
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Here’s a mass of moose antlers that will leave you wondering if moose farming is now a thing. Just because the people speaking this video are speaking English, don’t get your hopes up that this is in your backyard. This is surely a case of great timing for someone with their camera ready. Here’s the antler-packed video:
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4Ocean has ocean-cleaning crews operating seven days a week. It took only two disgusted surfers with a big idea to make the 4Ocean story possible. The crew launched a campaign to clean up the waters they surfed and never looked back. Beginning in January 2017, 4Ocean quickly become a viral cleanup movement targeting oceans around
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Always an outdoors column on the move, this week we go electroshocking catfish in Attleboro, Ma., find out how much you can learn by looking into a five gallon bucket and enjoy a quick discussion on Napoleon’s wallpaper.
Take big steps. That’s the powerful message from Shane Mahoney. It’s an uplifting message, an essential call to action for all hunters. If this video doesn’t make you proud to be a hunter, I don’t know what will. Shane Mahoney delivers a powerful address to an audience of hunter conservationists. He starts and ends with
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The 70th Turkey Hunting Season for Mr. Fox Haas, Mossy Oak’s Founding Father, Will Pull on Your Heart Strings
This video of the pursuit of a bird for the founding father of Haas Outdoors and the Mossy Oak brand encompasses all that we dearly love about hunting: Family, friends, passion, and the hunt itself. Mr. Fox Haas, the founding father of Mossy Oak, just turned 87. He also just experienced his 70th season as
When you hook them in the back they have everything at their disposal to fight you with. Here’s two sturgeon fisherman that had to high-five and switch. Anybody that has been fishing for any length of time will know that a foul hooked fish feels like a ton of bricks. When you’re fishing for something
The Nevada Department of Wildlife has posted a $10,000 reward leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for illegally putting pike into Comins Lake. The money spent by the state of Nevada to restock Comins Lake with largemouth bass and trout is nothing compared to the $250,000 spent on removing invasive northern pike
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A good hearted fellow jumped in to free a duckling caught in fishing line, but the mother hen wasn’t happy. It’s a good thing they don’t have teeth! It’s always good for the heart to see people helping out animals that couldn’t possibly help themselves, it’s just that sometimes Mother Nature tries to bite the
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Bobwhite quail love to devour ticks and now one New York district is leveling an army of them to combat the dangerous blood suckers. Anybody who has hunted the venerable quail knows that they like the dense cover and stay low to the ground until flushed. Now the same legion of hunters that chase these awesome
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If you’re driving along and a raging rhino is coming at you, what do you do? Turn and skedaddle like these smart folks. Remember all those times that you were driving to the store and you had to avoid a four-legged tank called a rhino? Yeah, well, us either. Fortunately the guy in the car
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The amazing beaver is more than just a builder and an engineer. It’s a keystone species of major importance. The North American continent would be just another ho-hum place for people and other wildlife if not for the venerable beaver and all it does for nature. As a ‘Keystone’ species, the beaver is responsible for
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The online hate towards hunting is often taken too far, but this time, someone tragically took it to heart and acted on it. She and her family are in our thoughts and prayers. Melania Capitan, a well-known huntress and blogger, unfortunately couldn’t take the scrutiny from the anti-hunting community anymore and took her own life
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Three Fresno men that were busted for poaching and unlawfully trafficking sport fish are now facing jail time. Three men from the Fresno area were caught red-handed poaching, among other things, striped bass, and have now had the California Department of Fish and Wildlife drop the hammer on them. CDFW wildlife officers kept their eye