| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:42 PM
As any hunter knows, a successful deer harvest doesn't start with hitting your target. Being able to track your deer is the real key.
Brian Bleam of Macungie proved that very point in October when he downed an eight-point buck on the mountainside of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 7:32 PM
HARRISBURG — Hunters in Pennsylvania took 100 bears in the wintry weather of Nov. 26, the final day of the statewide firearms bear season.
The final-day total pushed the harvest during the four-day 2014 season to 2,444, down slightly compared to...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The California Fish and Game Commission voted Wednesday to ban hunting contests that award prizes for nongame animals such as coyotes, beavers and bobcats.
In a 4-1 vote, the commission prohibited "giving inducements of any kind" in hunting contests for...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Hunters had reason to celebrate last month when Florida lifted its ban on silencers, but Chuck O'Neal saw cause for alarm.
"If a bullet travels farther than the sound of the shot, it creates a zone of significant danger," said O'Neal, who lives in...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 6:40 AM
When some people see what they consider injustice, they make lifestyle changes. Others become activists. Deerfield High School junior and Highland Park resident Devin Pohn did both and became a finalist for an award twice.
Pohn was one of four...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:09 PM
New Jersey's annual black bear hunt is stirring up even more emotion this year after the mauling of a student by a 300-pound male bruin just 30 miles west of Manhattan, fueling debate over how much humans may be responsible for the fatal encounter....
| Dec 9, 2014
With bear hunting and deer hunting taking place in New Jersey this week, and the nor'easter bringing cold and damp to the region, it may be a little difficult to think about fishing, but there will be plenty of activity to get you thinking about it soon....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
When eight men returning home from a weekend duck-hunting trip spotted a woman standing next to her disabled SUV and a dead black bear, they stopped to help, authorities said.
But minutes after the Miami-Dade residents climbed out of three pickup...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:57 PM
The Illinois Senate on Thursday wrapped up its work for the year, leaving the Capitol after sending Gov. Pat Quinn measures that would create a bobcat hunting season in Illinois and put in place new rules regarding eavesdropping.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Twenty alligators were killed during the first hunting season at the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge, in a controversial event likely to be repeated next year.
The yield fell short of the 22 alligators that had been permitted after years of...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 2:11 PM
They're tried everything to control the invasion of South Florida by Burmese pythons. Snake-sniffing dogs, radio-transmitters fitted on unsuspecting female pythons, python roundups. Now they're going to try you.
A series of free python-catching workshops...