Hunting Wildlife

Hunting Wildlife

Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping any animal, or pursuing or tracking it with the intent of doing so. Hunting wildlife or feral animals is most commonly done by humans for food, recreation, to remove predators that are dangerous to humans or domestic animals, or for trade. Lawful hunting is distinguished from poaching, which is the illegal killing, trapping or capture of the hunted species. The species that are hunted are referred to as game or prey and are usually mammals and birds.

What Everyone Needs to Know About Hunting, According to the Eichlers


WATCH THE VIDEO oembed rumble video here We spoke with Fred and Michele Eichler, and they were eager to convey this message to everyone. By now anyone who’s into hunting knows Fred Eichler. He’s a master bowhunter who’s traveled the world and taken a bucket list of game animals, because that’s the way he’s chosen

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Sensible Wolf Management Could Be in Store for Minnesota


Wolf management via hunting and trapping could once again be in the cards for Minnesota, as wolves are close to being removed from the endangered species list. In spite of misguided efforts by animal rights groups, science-based wolf management could once again become a reality for Minnesota. As early as next year, in fact. The U.S.

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MDC Predicts a Down Year for Spring Turkey Hunting


Missouri turkey hunting

Missouri hunters could struggle this year during spring gobbler season. According to a report from the Missouri Department of Conservation, turkey hunters in the Show-Me State don’t have the odds stacked in their favor this season, which runs April 6-7 (youth-only) and April 15-May 5. Researchers say that even though there were very successful hatches

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Joe Rogan Pokes Absolute Stud of an Elk From 75 Yards

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75-yard shot

Not only was this shot crazy long, but this elk is crazy big. Bowhunting is a skill that develops over time. You can go out to the range and try shooting at different distances and adjust accordingly. But you can’t really prepare for the real-life shooting conditions of a hunt until you’ve stalked an animal

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A Pledge by Montana Hunters to Avoid Shed Hunting Could Serve as Motivation


Montana shed hunting

Hunters from these Montana counties have the chance to win a new rifle. According to a report from The Missoulian, several conservation groups in Montana are trying to push hunters to dismiss late-winter shed hunting this year with the chance of winning a new Kimber rifle. Scott Falagan, a member of the Mule Deer Foundation

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Wisconsin Bill Aims at CWD Control


chronic wasting disease management act

State legislators introduced a bipartisan bill to focus on combatting CWD. From the looks of it, Wisconsin is done playing games. Chronic wasting disease is an ever-growing problem–despite some claims of a potential cure–and state legislators are demanding concrete progress. U.S. Reps. Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Menomonee Falls, and Ron Kind, D-La Crosse came together to propose

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