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What State is Limiting or Eliminating Antlerless Deer Licenses?

Deer management plans sometimes call for drastic measures, and sometimes that includes putting the kibosh on some of the hunting opportunities for the public. Management isn’t always easy, nor is it always fun. It’s work. Sometimes it means making tough choices. Montana’s Fish & Wildlife Commissioners recently adopted a number of new regulations that...

Billy Demong of New York is a member of the U.S. Ski Team and competes in the Nordic Combined, and is a passionate hunter.

Billy Demong: Olympic Gold Medalist and He Loves to Hunt

  Billy Demong grew up in New York, not terribly far from Lake Placid, and now resides in Utah where he trains as a member of the U.S. Ski Team as part of the Nordic combined squad competing in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. In the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, Demong won the gold...

Deer Recovery, Less Antlerless Hunting on Commission Agenda

Montana’s Fish & Wildlife Commission will meet in Helena Feb. 13 to consider final approval of most hunting regulations, seasons and harvest quotas for the next two years. The hunting season regulations the commission will consider include those aimed at aiding the recovery of Montana’s declining deer populations by reducing hunting pressure on antlerless...

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Drones and Hunting: Are They OK, or Do They Violate Fair Chase?

As technology improves in various segments of our society, hunters often are faced with decisions about how, at what lengths or even whether to use advances within the scope of our hunting pursuits. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems, commonly known as drones, are becoming popular with recreational users. These nifty flying machines are small, fun...

License, Applications Available For Big Game Hunts

Montana’s new 2014 hunting and fishing year begins March 1. Licenses are now on sale along with applications for resident and nonresident buck deer and either-sex elk hunting permits. Resident and nonresident deer and elk permit applications and information is available online at fwp.mt.gov; click “March 15–Deer & Elk Permits“. Paper application pamphlets will...

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Turn Your Deer Meat Into Delicious Jerky Treats

Venison jerky is a fantastic snack when you’re hunting, hanging around watching a football game or just need something tasty to get you through until next deer season. It’s easy to make, too, especially with the great array of Weston prep products to get the job done. Set up in your kitchen, spend a...

RAGE SS Broadhead

New Rage SS Broadhead Ideal for Bows With Short Draws, Weights

Bowhunting has been gaining exponential popularity among both women and youth, and Rage has responded with the introduction of its new SS broadhead, specifically designed for those with shorter draw lengths or lighter draw weights. The SS is specially designed for use with bow draw weights that generate less than 40 foot-pounds of kinetic...