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Felon Gets 3 Life Terms for Attempted Murder of Game Warden

A Louisiana man has been sentenced to three consecutive life terms in prison for attempted murder of a Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries conservation officer in 2015. Jarrod Hust, 29, of Monroe, La, received three life sentences for two counts of attempted first degree murder and one count of possession of a firearm by a...

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What Do You Think About This Hunter’s Dwarf Deer?

It seems like Alabama’s turning out some crazy stories recently about whitetail deer on both ends of the scale. Just a few weeks ago we had this story about the giant buck hit by a truck. That happened northwest of Birmingham. Now, Joe Ready of Tallassee, which is in central Alabama, has one of...

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Is This Gagger Monster Buck the New State Record?

Word travels fast when a truly giant whitetail buck is displayed at a deer expo and it’s one of the biggest ever killed in the Southeast, not to mention the state in which it was taken. A truly remarkable buck was put into the Big Buck Classic, an annual event in Arkansas celebrating deer...

Cash Koch, 7, had an unusual but memorable hunt when he killed two deer with one shot.

Young Hunter Surprised, Happy After 2 Deer, 1 Shot

Whether you’ve hunted deer for decades or this is your first season, the first one you put on the ground and then proudly help haul home for dinner is unforgettable. Seven-year-old Cash Koch never will forget his first deer. Or, his first two deer. The Missouri youngster was hunting with his father, Eryc, when he...

Chris Hunter with NAP loves bowhunting for mature bucks and other critters!

Cool Video Shows NAP From the Factory to the Field

If you love bowhunting for deer, predators and other game, as well as shooting your favorite target in summer in preparation for the season, you’ll get a kick out of this cool video from New Archery Products. The cameras follow NAP’s Chris Hunter as he demonstrates his daily passion for archery and bowhunting mature...

Utah's biologists are keeping an eye on state mule deer populations this winter.
(Photo: Brent Stettler)

Biologists Keeping Close Eye on Deer This Winter

Snow and cold temperatures have blanketed the places mule deer live in Utah, bringing biologists with the state’s Division of Wildlife Resources out in force. As they do every winter, biologists are monitoring the state’s deer herds closely. If conditions get too severe, the biologists are prepared to feed the deer specially designed pellets. The...

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...