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Marval Hornady

Condolences to the Family of Marval Hornady

Marval A. Hornady, 102, of Grand Island died Friday, February 20, 2015, at Tiffany Square Center. Mrs. Hornady was born Jan. 11, 1913, at Lorenz, Iowa, the daughter of LaRoy and Aleen (Tolbert) Steen. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joyce, who died on Jan. 15, 1981, and their son, Robert Hornady,...

wolf pack hunting

Wildlife Agency Appeals Judge’s Controversial Ruling on Wolves

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has filed an appeal of a December 2014 federal district court ruling that returned wolves in Michigan and Wisconsin to the federal endangered species list and wolves in Minnesota to federal threatened species status. The appeal – filed by the Michigan Attorney General in the U.S. Court of Appeals...

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Owner of Controversial Captive Deer Farm Arrested, Charged

The owner of a controversial captive deer farming operation has been charged with multiple felonies following an investigation after his facility was given a state-mandated quarantine. Depending on what may be uncovered because the investigation still is ongoing, more charges could be added. For now, though, Daniel Yoder, the owner of World Class Whitetails...

Captive deer would have been reclassified as livestock under a bill that was vetoed by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon. Missouri's legislature failed to override the veto by one vote.

Deer Wars Intensify as State Agency Bans Captive Imports

State wildlife agencies throughout the country are grappling with numerous issues related to white-tailed deer and other cervids as well as legislatures trying to strip or shift agency powers. One of the biggest issues in the last few years has been captive deer farming and shooting preserves. Advocates say that where legal, they’re merely...

Hunter safety courses help thousands each year throughout the nation.

Register Now for Free Hunter Safety Courses and Free Ammo

Getting all set up for hunting seasons with a free safety course is fantastic, but what if you free ammo and range time were part of the deal? That would be super. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering free hunter safety courses in 12 counties in central Florida. “Don’t wait. Take...

Deer hunters have great success in Arkansas each season, like Drew Weir and his his monstrous 23-point buck he killed in Benton County,  Arkansas.

Dig Deeper! License Fees Increase for Non-Resident Hunters

Non-resident hunters will be taking a hit in the wallet starting with the 2015-16 seasons after its wildlife board approved a sizeable increase in the cost of hunting licenses. And it’s not just a little increase. Fifty bucks for an annual (all-season) license may make some hunters think twice. The Arkansas Game and Fish...