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  • Minnesota hunters will bag far fewer deer this season

    Hunters will come away with fewer deer this upcoming season in Minnesota than any time since the early 1980s, according to state conservation officials. "By design, this year's deer harvest will be one of the lowest we've seen in decades," Leslie...
  • Strengthening and protecting the Clean Water Act

    The Clean Water Act, which turned 42 on Saturday, is the most successful tool our country has to protect our water. In the past four decades, it has been responsible for reducing pollution, making our drinking water safer. It has increased hunting and...
  • Boise hunter being found in cabin 'a miracle'

    Five days of worry, fear and prayer quickly transitioned to joy last Thursday when Boise hunter Joseph Salas was found alive in an Idaho County cabin, family members said. The 53-year-old Boise school bus driver had been missing since Oct. 11. Family and...
  • In pursuit of the perfect bird dog

    SANDSTONE, Minn. Were Jerry Kolter an accountant or an engineer, he could solve problems with mathematical precision. Instead, as a breeder of bird dogs, along with his wife, Betsy Danielson, he lives in a world of nuance and inferences, or what some...
  • Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons

    Orange requirements for hunters change with the seasons
    Muzzleloader season opened Saturday, so everyone going out in the woods needs to be aware of the fluorescent-orange requirements even if they are archery hunting. Muzzleloader bear and antlerless-only deer season runs through this Saturday, and there is...
  • College Park residents seek trapper to nab wily coyotes

    College Park residents seek trapper to nab wily coyotes
    Donn Carr and a posse of frustrated neighbors are so fed up with coyotes eating pets and stray cats in College Park that they're ready to hire a trapper to hunt down the animals. "It's horrible, I know, but these things are hunting in packs and they are...
  • Pigeon Shoot Ban Vote Today

         The state House is scheduled to vote today on a bill that among other things would ban pigeon shoots in Pennsylvania.      House Bill 1750, which the Senate passed 36-12 last week, also would ban "hunts" involving tethered animals and raising...
  • As wolves return, so do tensions with ranchers

    SEATTLE When the cougar trackers finally figured out it wasn't a big cat that was wiping out Dave Dashiell's livestock, the wolves already were on their way to killing or wounding 33 sheep. By then even dogs, traps and specialists armed with lights,...
  • Pennsylvania pigeon shoot vote has been long time coming

    Heidi Prescott and Johnna Seeton were among those who watched the state Senate finally vote late Wednesday to ban pigeon shoots and the "sport" of shooting tethered animals. I think it's fair to say that no one was happier than they were. "I've been...
  • With emphasis on convenience, reconfigured Maryland black bear hunt will have no quota in 2014

    With emphasis on convenience, reconfigured Maryland black bear hunt will have no quota in 2014
    A year after the annual Maryland black bear hunt was extended to a sixth day and the quota for the number of bears taken was not reached — both firsts since the hunt was brought back in 2004, after a 51-year absence — the schedule and some...
  • Avon's Philip Pockoski, Sport Shop Owner, Dies At 85

    AVON — Philip Pockoski, an avid sportsman and the founder of the Sportsmen's Den in Bristol and The Gunnery in Canton, died September 21. He was 85. Pockoski was born in Killingly in 1928 and was raised in Willimantic. At age 17, he joined the U.S....