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Trapper & Predator Caller Magazine Celebrates 40 Years of Fur

Trapper & Predator Caller magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary in the September 2015 issue. Founded in 1975, Trapper & Predator Caller is the leading source of practical, comprehensive information for North American fur harvesters. “I’m very proud to be a small part of this long-running tradition,” says executive editor Jim Spencer. “Thank you all...

Sneaking within range of feral hogs is tricky if you're not aware of the wind direction, because they have great noses.

WATCH: Fun Hog Hunt Helps with Deer Management

Come along for an exciting over-the-shoulder Horton crossbow hunt for nuisance feral hogs with Osceola Outfitters in the swamps of central Florida. Jimmy Roesman with Osceola Outfitters guides his hunter to within bow range of the perfect porker for summer barbecue. When the trigger’s squeezed on the Horton Legend UltraLite crossbow, a New Archery...

Cory Lundberg (left) along with Aaron Carter of the NRA and Mike Nischalke of Texas with a Wyoming 'yote Carter put on the ground. Hunting with multiple people can be a plus since you'll have extra eyeballs scanning the terrain. (Photo: Alan Clemons)

Kill More Coyotes with This Incredibly Easy Trick

Every year during the deer hunting season, a coyote will wander within range of a camo-clad hunter and he’ll dust his smelly butt with a rifle or slug gun. Bowhunters get in on the action occasionally, but mostly it’s the gun hunters who perforate the song dogs. Over the course of a season, in...

gray wolf hunting

Mysterious Gray Wolf Far South of Natural Home Range Surprises Hunter, Officials

Federal officials recently confirmed that an animal killed by a hunter near Munfordville in Hart County, Kentucky, on March 16 is a gray wolf. A DNA analysis performed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Wildlife Research Center in Colorado determined the 73-pound animal was a federally endangered gray wolf with a genetic makeup...

This Alabama hunter is happy he was able to recover his 10-point buck, but coyotes stripped it clean after one night in the woods. Coyote problems are common in the Southeast where populations of the predators are growing.

Coyote Problems Affecting Your Deer?

Deer hunters who wait overnight to track a buck often find themselves concerned about coyotes getting to it before they can find it the following morning. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor Sometimes the blood trail peters out and a late-night search isn’t possible without a friend helping the next day. Perhaps a last-light...

Teaming up with a partner is a great way to enjoy a hunt and also have an extra set of eyes watching for action.

Get Set Now For Predator Hunting!

Deer hunters throughout the country probably have stumbled upon a coyote-ravaged carcass or heard stories from friends about song dogs chasing whitetails or fawns. By Alan Clemons, Southern Managing Editor We’ve seen report after report, too, of studies about fawn predation, primarily by coyotes but also by bobcats. Coyotes are the prime culprit, however,...

Carolina Coyotes Get Reprieve in 5 Counties

Coyote hunting at night with the aid of an artificial light will be disallowed temporarily in five counties – Dare, Tyrrell, Hyde, Washington and Beaufort – pending the outcome of a lawsuit questioning the temporary rule adopted by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Wake County Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway issued a preliminary injunction...