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Elk callers from nine states and one Canadian province have earned Top 3 honors in the RMEF/Leupold World Elk Calling Championships for 2011. Stories

World Champion Elk Callers Crowned in Reno

Elk callers from nine states and one Canadian province have earned Top 3 honors in the...

Amateur and professional elk callers from four states — Arizona, California, Oregon and Utah — have been crowned new world champions. Stories

World Elk Calling Championships crown six

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

Amateur and professional elk callers from four states — Arizona, California, Oregon and Utah —...

Multiply a bad case of a hunter's Stories

Wounded Heroes Tackle Texas Pigs

Multiply a bad case of a hunter's "cabin fever" with an injured veteran's thoughts about not...

After Dennis Leonard lost his legs in a roadside bombing during the Iraq War, he never imagined he would end up where he was on a recent Saturday. Stories

Wounded soldiers enjoy special pheasant hunt

Brent Frazee, McClatchy Newspapers

After Dennis Leonard lost his legs in a roadside bombing during the Iraq War, he never...

The Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089) was passed with a strong bipartisan vote of 274 to 146 in the House of Representatives. Sponsored by the leaders of the Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus (CSC), the bill hit the House floor after being reported out of the House Committee on Natural Resources in late February. Stories

Unprecedented Pro-sportsmen Legislation Passed

The Sportsmen's Heritage Act of 2012 (H.R. 4089) was passed with a strong bipartisan vote of...

An African lioness, head erect, belly on the ground, appears to give you a glance as you walk into this big conference room at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center. But the big cat can't hold your eyes more than a moment. This place appears alive with wildlife. The key word is appears. This was the site of National Taxidermists Association's 41st annual convention, which features some of the finest taxidermy in the U.S. Stories

Unreal Wildlife

Steve Wright, Outdoorchannel.com

An African lioness, head erect, belly on the ground, appears to give you a glance as you walk...

Maybe the door of a cabin along some remote bay on Kodiak Island, where 1,000-pound bears are expected to roam, but certainly not the door of a home in an Anchorage suburb. Stories

Unusual hunting ground even for Alaska: Man shoots grizzly from home

Craig Medred, McClatchy Newspapers

Maybe the door of a cabin along some remote bay on Kodiak Island, where 1,000-pound bears are...

Any deer hunter who has harvested a buck during the rut is familiar with the unmistakable odor emanating from his tarsal glands.  While other glands play important roles in whitetail communication, none is more important than the tarsal.  In many respects, this gland functions as a deer's personal signature – its unique identification card. Stories

Understanding a Buck's Personal Signature - the Tarsal Gland

Brian Murphy and Dr. Karl V. Miller

Any deer hunter who has harvested a buck during the rut is familiar with the unmistakable odor...

Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers help outdoor enthusiasts when uninvited critters move in and take up residence. These personnel take wildlife causing damage and threaten public health and safety. Stories

Uninvited Critters Become Nuisance

Art Lander Jr., Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources

Nuisance Wildlife Control Officers help outdoor enthusiasts when uninvited critters move in...

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