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This young mountain lion with fangs and teeth growing from its head was killed in Idaho. (Photo: Idaho DNR)

Cougar’s Unusual Fangs has Wildlife Officials Baffled

Idaho wildlife officials are baffled at the cause of a young mountain lion’s gross deformity that is gaining worldwide attention and interest from other biologists. A yearling mountain lion killed by a hunter had a separate set of teeth — including canine fangs — growing from the side of its forehead. The cougar was...

Vermont

Biologists Say Deer Herd Healthiest as It’s Ever Been

The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department says preliminary numbers show 12,710 deer were taken during Vermont’s 2015 deer hunting seasons. Reports from big game check stations indicate hunters had successful deer seasons in 2015, taking 3,398 deer in archery season, 1,277 in youth season, 6,592 in rifle season, and 1,443 in muzzleloader season. The...

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ATA 2016: Mossy Oak Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Thirty years ago, it began with a simple fist full of dirt.  That same passion for hunting and love for the outdoor lifestyle that inspired the creation of Mossy Oak is still the driving force behind the company today. “Mossy Oak sprang up out of my love for hunting and being obsessed with getting...

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Burgeson Promoted to President of Wildlife Research

Wildlife Research Center, Inc., the leader in the scent and scent elimination product category for hunters, announces Sam Burgeson as the new president of the company. Burgeson joined WRC as a full time employee in 2006 with a background in management, sales, chemistry, and chemical engineering, plus a love of the outdoors. He quickly showed his...

The Columbian Blacktail is benefitting from years of protection and conservation efforts. (Photo: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Protected Deer Gets Good News After Years of Conservation Efforts

In a move signaling the success of ongoing conservation efforts in the Pacific Northwest and the benefits the Endangered Species Act (ESA) affords our most at risk wildlife, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has proposed to downlist the Columbian white-tailed deer from endangered to threatened. The Service is opening a 60-day public comment...

Ruger American Rifle Magnum

Magnum Calibers added to Ruger American Rifle Series

Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. has added two magnum calibers to its popular Ruger American rifle series, the 7mm Remington Magnum and .300 Winchester Magnum. The Ruger American Rifle Magnum has all of the popular features of the Ruger American rifle, but features a stainless steel receiver mated to a stainless steel, cold hammer-forged, 24″...

Clyde Roberts of Virginia is 102 years old and still deer hunting!

He’s 102 Years Old and Putting Deer on the Ground!

We love hearing stories about deer hunters but this one is pretty doggone cool by any stretch of the imagination. A few weeks ago we had a great video of Grandma Spencer shooting a buck (and gutting it!) in Ohio with her crossbow and grandson. And now we hear about Clyde Roberts in Virginia,...

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Man Pedals Deer to Butcher Shop

What would you do if you were driving down the road minding your own business, maybe going to the grocery store or to get a triple frappe chocolatte drink at the DunkBucks, and saw a deer on a bicycle? Yep, it’s a deer on a bicycle being hauled to the processor by a guy...