predators

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,...

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Canadians Air-Dropping Rabies Vaccine

Approximately 280,000 wildlife baits containing a rabies vaccine will be distributed in southwestern Ontario next week, according to the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. The MNR reports the bait drop program is one of the most successful wildlife rabies eradication programs in North America, and the vaccine will control the spread of rabies in...

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Another State Planning On Opening Wolf Hunts

With wolf hunts slated to launch in Wisconsin and Minnesota this fall, a third Great Lakes state could soon open a season on wolves as well. Michigan House Bill 5834, introduced last week by Rep. Matt Huuki, proposes Michigan’s first modern-day hunting season for gray wolves. The proposed hunt would occur in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which...

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Commission Approves Traps For Wolves

Montana trappers will be allowed to trap wolves in the 2012-2013 wolf season. It’s the first time wolf trapping will be allowed in the state. In addition, the bag limit of wolves during the hunting and trapping season has been raised from one to three. Anti-hunting and anti-trapping groups opposed the legislation and fought...

California Bans Hounds for Bear, Bobcat

California Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee members voted Monday to ban the use of hounds to hunt bears and bobcats. Here’s the update from veteran outdoor writer Ed Zieralski in San Diego. (Previously reported) The meeting has been set as a “vote only” meeting, which indicates there won’t be any public comment allowed....