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Lingering winter dampens spring turkey and bear hunts
The Bellingham Herald    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you have not already cemented plans and headed out for a spring turkey hunt, you may want to hold off for a couple of weeks. Some of the most lucrative and publicly accessible gobbler grounds in Washington's northeast counties are still heavily blanketed with snow. Though reports indicate that many locales have growing numbers of turkeys, the birds are still lingering below the snow line at lower elevations on private land, for which permission to enter is difficult to get. More

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Society Annual Meeting and Banquet
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A sampling of the Live Auction will include a Marco Polo and Ibex hunt both donated by Brian Martin of Asian Mountain Outfitters. We have a great Coastal Black Bear hunt with one of the best in the industry, Big Boar Outfitters. We also have a Sitka blacktail and fishing trip on Alaska's Afognak Island for four. Mexico fishing trip with Sergio Jimenez and a caribou hunt with Tom Shankster. Also included, we have a western slope weekend looking for Desert Bighorns and fishing, and a great Oryx hunt in New Mexico. Interested parties who wish to participate/bid via telephone will need to contact RMBS Banquet Manager, Jed Prendergast at (720)289-5600 by April 27. More

New shotguns for 2011
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Check out 10 of the latest shotguns from Benelli, Browning, Winchester, Remington and more. If you are in the market for a new shotgun be sure you know what’s available before you make an important decision. More

Glock to donate to NRA at annual meetings
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Glock, Inc. will donate a total of $115,000 to four separate organizations within the National Rifle Association during the 2011 NRA Annual Meeting & Exhibits held in Pittsburg, April 29-May 1. Glock, Inc. Vice Presidents Gary Fletcher, Chad Mathis and Josh Dorsey, alongside spokesman R. Lee Ermey will make presentations to each group inside the Glock, Inc. exhibition booth (#2029) on Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m. More

Brown nixes spring hunt in bear bill
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Rep. J. Paul Brown said recently he will amend his bear-hunting bill to forbid killing the animals in the spring. Brown, R-Ignacio, is seeking to partially overturn a 1992 ballot initiative that allowed bear hunting only after Sept. 1. House Bill 1294 would give the wildlife commission the power to set the hunting season. More

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63 more hunting, fishing and camping tips from the readers of Field & Stream
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Some of the best hunting and fishing tips that appear in Field & Stream every month don't come from the editors or writers at the magazine. They come from the readers. We get so many good tip submissions, in fact, that it's sometimes tough to select the winners for our "Reader Tips" section. But there was never any doubt about the tips in this gallery. More

Fish, Wildlife and Parks considers new Bitterroot bighorn herd
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Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks officials are considering transplanting a new herd of bighorn sheep into the Warm Springs drainage south of Conner, Mont. "It's a very big drainage with a small elk and mule deer population," said FWP Bitterroot biologist Craig Jourdonnais. "It also has a lot of good sheep habitat that doesn't have any sheep." Currently, there are herds of bighorn sheep on both sides of the Warm Springs drainage in the east and west forks of the Bitterroot. "Locals tell me they see sheep in Warm Springs occasionally, but they're not there all the time," Jourdonnais said. More

Savage Outdoors hunts on famous Illinois property on Sportsman Channel
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Savage Outdoors features host Mike Stroff harvesting a high caliber eight point buck on the famous Grigsby property in Illinois. Join in the excitement of the chase and the glory of the harvest as Stroff takes down one of the largest whitetails of his career, on Sportsman Channel, the leader in outdoor TV for the American Sportsman. More

Visitors take advantage of fee-free weekend at Bighorn Canyon
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Even when held at arm's length, a pen cap was big enough to blot out the boat chugging its way down the river. From the Devil's Canyon Overlook, the drone of the motor carried up the canyon walls. The green water of the Bighorn River shimmered in the afternoon light, and the park's $5 admission fee was waved, if only through the weekend. More

Sheep wars part 2
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On the highest peaks of Alaska, concern is growing about the future of Dall sheep hunting and just how tags should be distributed. Here's Part 2 of Tyler Freel's Special Report. More

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