| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:12 PM
A deer hunter in a tree stand fatally shot a black bear that began climbing up the tree toward him after it got within a few feet of him, state wildlife officials said.
The Sayreville man was armed with a 12-gauge shotgun on Saturday morning when he...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:32 PM
A glance at a map of Plainfield's boundaries reveals a town not only straddling farmland in Will and Kendall counties, but one with a variety of dips and divots in its borders.
Sometimes, a parcel of land surrounded on nearly all sides by village...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:03 PM
When it comes to preserving fair chase in hunting, Illinois already bans using bait to lure, dogs to kill and certain lights to see animals at night.
Now to those and other do-nots, a state lawmaker would like to add one more: drones.
State Sen. Julie...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 6:13 PM
California has been very, very good to animals.
So says the Humane Society of the United States, which bills itself as "the nation's largest and most effective animal protection organization."
For the sixth straight year, the society has ranked the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:36 PM
Fears that a wholesale slaughter of deer will soon take place at a private campground in Morris, Ill., are unfounded, according to the president of the club.
John Giblin says that comments circulating on social media — and showing up on the Indian...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 2:57 PM
It's time for a bear hunt in Florida.
You may not like it. I may not like it.
But a hunt seems inevitable.
If that makes you mad, call the Seminole County Commission, your state legislator and your homeowners' association board.
They dropped the...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:19 PM
The Game Commission's Board of Directors has decided to withdraw a controversial proposal that would put hikers in the same category as bicycles, snowmobiles and horses or other animals and ban them from state game lands during hunting seasons.
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:11 PM
A maneuver born of necessity, Michael Roger Howard had no reservations about making a u-turn on his Honda Gold Wing.
His wife, Becky Howard said it was because on their rides — whether in town or to Yellowstone — the couple stopped on a whim...
| Jan 20, 2015
This coming Sunday marks the final week before the Super Bowl, but whether you're a fan of the New England Patriots or the Seattle Seahawks, if you're a hunter in Pennsylvania, your thoughts might be focused on Harrisburg and not the big football game....
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:10 PM
Let us say you are a hunter.
Let us say you are cavorting at night in the hinterlands, trolling for a good place to hide yourself at dawn before plugging a deer that was meandering inattentively.
Let us also say you are driving a four-wheeler as you...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 8:19 PM
People venturing on state game lands to hike or ride a bicycle, horse or snowmobile would need to buy a hunting license or obtain a free permit, according to a proposal before the board of the Pennsylvania Game Commission.
The proposal differs from a...