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B&C, P&Y Respond to Marc Anthony Deer Controversy

Two of North America’s biggest antler-scoring organizations have spoken on the status of record bucks entered into their programs by embroiled Illinois bowhunter Marc Anthony. By Keri J. Butt One is hot on the trail, the other is taking a wait-and-see approach. Record-book entries for trophy deer allegedly killed by embroiled celebrity bowhunter Marc...

Buck that Marc Anthony said he killed in Illinois in 2010.

Ghillie Suit Hunter Marc Anthony Sidesteps Fraud Claims

A well-known outdoors writer and hunting industry personality has been dismissed of his position from the Illinois Whitetail Alliance and has stated that he will completely step away from the hunting industry. These developments come after he was accused of misrepresenting a deer he shot a few seasons ago. by Daniel E. Schmidt Marc...

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Pope and Young Rips High-Fence Deer Hunting Operations

With attention growing about captive deer and elk, high fences, diseases and ethical questions, hunters throughout the country are expressing opinions for and against “captive” cervids and their place in the hunting world. The Pope and Young Club recently issued a statement on the situation in regard to deer hunting, hunting other species, and...

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With Neighbors Like This, Who Needs Enemies?

You think deer hunting is competitive where you hunt? Check out this incredible video clip of what one Pennsylvania hunter encountered a few years ago. We’ve all been there: It’s opening day of gun-hunting season, and we’re excited to be out in the deer woods. Ah, but if you’re hunting a highly populated state...

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How Stupid Were These Poachers to Do What They Did?

Ever watch a television police drama and see the criminal do something that makes you think, “Duh, that wasn’t too smart. You’ll probably get caught for that mistake.” Yep, everyone makes mistakes. Ultimately, the stupid mistakes eventually catch up with you, as in the case of some poachers investigated and convicted for multiple violations...

Florida Panhandle Buck

More Deer Hunting Zones, Regulations on the Way?

More states are implementing deer management zones and regulations as the desire for intense or zone-specific regulations ramps up in some parts of the country, but wildlife agencies want input from hunters about proposed changes. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission seeks input and invites the public to a series of meetings starting...

Wildlife restoration and excise tax revenue aid programs assist wildlife and hunters.

Survey: Deer Hunters Don’t Want Mandatory Antler Restrictions

State wildlife agency officials say they listen to the public and want feedback from hunters (and anglers, and others), so when they ask and get the results it’s sometimes eye-opening. It appears Michigan will not have expanded mandatory antler rules anytime soon. The two most recent surveys conducted in Michigan to determine the level...

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UPDATE: Remington Strongly Refutes Buyout Report

UPDATE (1:15 p.m. CST): An internal memo reportedly circulated by Remington officials in New York labels the “purchase” report as “a publicity stunt from an agenda-driven group with no credible financing options.” Published reports┬átoday say that Remington officials refuted the supposed purchase in a memo given to employees. “A small, unknown investment entity publicly...

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State Finally Amends Archaic Law Banning Hunting on Sunday

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed Sunday hunting into law, allowing Virginia to join the 40 other states that allow hunting on privately owned lands on Sundays. Sponsored by Delegate Todd Gilbert, and cosponsored by many members of the┬áVirginia Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus, HB 1237 passed the Senate on Feb. 18 (28-11) after clearing the...