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Snipe Hunting 101: What You Need to Know to Get Started and Find Success


Here is everything you need to know about snipe hunting. Want to go on a snipe hunt? If you’re from the United States, you’ve likely been a victim of this practical joke at some point when you were younger. This American tradition of leading someone unexpectedly into a wild goose chase on moonless nights has

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Grizzly Hunting Ban in the Lower 48 Proposed By Arizona Congressman


Grizzly Hunting Ban

The latest attempt at a grizzly hunting ban comes in the form of House Resolution 2532. Congressman Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona) has introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would ban hunting of grizzly bears in every state except Alaska. Grijalva surprised virtually no one with the move, based on his longtime efforts to

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Georgia Spotted Sunfish Record Falls

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This was Georgia’s first state record of 2019. Jacob Hornaday of Perry became Georgia’s newest state record holder when he caught an 11-ounce spotted sunfish April 28, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. He only beat the previous record by a mere ounce, although the state actually recognized two fish

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The 2018-19 North Carolina Deer Season Harvest Numbers Aren’t Great, But They Aren’t Horrible Either


North Carolina Deer Season

The last North Carolina deer season saw a nine percent decrease in harvest compared to the previous three-year average. The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission released the 2018-19 seasonal harvest data, with a total of 143,529 reported deer successfully hunted statewide from the beginning of the season on September 8, 2018 until the final day

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Can Anyone Tell Us Why Shrimp Are Testing Positive for Cocaine?


Shrimp Test Positive For Cocaine

A study found cocaine to be the most common drug discovered in tested shrimp from parts of the UK. Newsweek is reporting on a recent study that determined cocaine to be the most prevalent drug in shrimp tested from 15 river sites in July of 2018. The study was investigating the contamination of wildlife with

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3 Sentenced in Illegal Mountain Lion Hunt in Yellowstone


Probation, restitution, and a ban of hunting and fishing licenses fell upon three Montana men. Three men have been sentenced for their involvement in a Lacey Act violation that happened in Yellowstone National Park late last year, according to an official National Park Service news release. Court documents say that Austin Peterson, Trey Juhnke, and Corbin

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5 Great Hunting Podcasts You Should Subscribe to in 2019

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Podcasts in general have really grown in popularity in recent years and the hunting industry is no exception. Here are a few excellent hunting podcasts you should be listening to. It wasn’t that long ago that podcasts and hunting blogs were very new and not well understood forms of media. A lot has changed in

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