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Deer Hunting Gear Should Match Expectations

It’s one thing to be a “poor but practical” hunter, and it’s another to be a cheapskate. The biggest mistake I see hunter make year after year is they rush out and buy the best gun and ammo and then totally skimp on optics. It absolutely doesn’t make sense, and, in...

Sunday Hunting Gunned Down Again

Efforts to remove the prohibitions on Sunday hunting failed in Virginia, again By Alan Clemons, Managing Editor Virginia hunters mounted a serious but unsuccessful charge this year in the Commonwealth’s legislative session to get Sunday hunting “blue laws” repealed or modified. So, until changes are made, hunting on Sunday in Virginia...

Hunter Input Wanted For Proposed Changes

Maryland hunters are being asked for their input on proposed changes to regulations and bag limits for whitetail and sika deer. The Maryland DNR has asked for suggestions and comments following what it says are repeated requests for more protection of young bucks. Proposed changes include a reduced bag limit to...

Ohio’s Poached Monster Bucks

Ohio is one of the nation’s big buck states, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources also has some big fines for poachers. A five-year old law provides for fines to be based on the Boone & Crockett score of a buck. The controversial fines, or restitution as the Ohio DNR...

Forest Service Studying Roads on Chattahoochee N.F.

The USDA Forest Service is beginning a study of the road system on the Chattahoochee National Forest, and wants to know which national forest roads are important to visitors and why. Anyone may provide comments now through April 13. “The Forest Service is committed to balancing the needs for public access...

FOX Admits Policy Against Ammo, Firearms Ads

An official with FOX Sports Media Group in California confirmed Monday its anti-gun and anti-hunting advertising policies after a request for clarification from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. The NSSF request asking FOX to lift its ban on firearms and ammunition advertising on Ultimate Fighting Championship bouts was dismissed with a...

NSSF Launches Site for Election Firearms Issues

To assist eligible voters with registering and with evaluating candidates’ positions on Second Amendment issues, the National Shooting Sports Foundation has launched GunVote, a voter education website at nssf.org/gunvote. To reach the most voters possible with this educational effort, NSSF is encouraging Twitter users to tag their election-related tweets with #gunvote...

Deer Dogs Banned on Kisatchie National Forest

U.S. Forest Service officials announced Thursday a ban on the use of dogs to hunt deer on the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana. Officials say complaints have been reported for years. Hunters have said they will appeal to the court system for relief, a move that resulted in a similar USFS...