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.

Turkey Trip Recap: Hunting in West Texas With Can-Am and Birchwood Casey


The Wide Open Spaces team was fortunate enough to receive an exclusive invite to hunt for Rio Grande turkeys in Texas. Here’s Wide Open Spaces Associate Editor David Schlake recounting the first notion of the hunt: There are certainly perks that come along with working in this line of media, but you don’t always get

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Here’s a Proper Skinning Technique for Your Harvested Spring Bear

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Spring bear season is upon us. Several hunters enjoy shoulder mounts, while others prefer rugs. However, whatever you decide for your next harvested spring bear, here’s a skinning technique that’ll work for both. However, it does require meticulous precision that will allow your taxidermist to properly mount your trophy. This taxidermist gives several tips and

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Could Illinois Soon Allow the Baiting of Deer Outside Deer Season?


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The Illinois Senate panel is tentatively moving ahead with a plan. In the state of Illinois, it’s currently illegal to bait or feed wild deer whatsoever. Corn piles, salt block and mineral sites are all prohibited. But, some people are working to change that. We could talk about CWD and other diseases many people believe spread

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Pics: Jim Shockey Arrows a Monster Alligator Gar in Mississippi

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You won’t believe the size of this freak alligator gar! When it comes to flinging arrows at animals, Jim Shockey is a natural. Apparently shooting fish comes easy to him, too. He went out for two days of fun with Hughes Skinner, owner of HS Outfitters, for a guided hunt in Mississippi for monster alligator

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Burgeson Pioneered the Deer Scent Industry

Burgeson Pioneered the Deer Scent Industry

It is with heavy hearts in that we must report the passing of another hunting industry pioneer. Our friend and longtime industry partner John Burgeson, co-founder of the Wildlife Research Center, passed away suddenly last weekend near his home in Anoka, Minn. He was 66. After years of hunting trips, hobby experimentations and lots of trial and error, John and his brother Brian Burgeson, with help from their dad, hit […]

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#WhitetailWednesday: The 5 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries in Whitetail Hunting History


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These mysteries are still unsolved to this day. In the long storied history of whitetail deer hunting, there are a number of notable mysteries that have arose over the years. But some of them are far greater than others and have been the topics of debate around many a hunting campfire. For today’s #WhitetailWednesday, we’re

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