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Deer hunt opens: Hunting season preview
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The weather will be a boon for the deer hunting. While the overall state of deer populations is a mixed bag, the cool, wet weather and damp underbrush should contribute to good hunting conditions. Overall, hunters had a decent season last fall, according to Dave Ware, a Washington state fish and wildlife game manager, and that should be the case this year as well. More



A Salisbury, Md., bow hunter bagged a trophy whitetail deer
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A Salisbury, Md., bow hunter bagged a trophy whitetail deer recently while hunting in southern Ohio on the first day of bow season. Jeff Beaver, 46, took the buck from a tree stand from 25 yards. The buck featured a non-typical rack with a rough Boone & Crockett score of 208. "It's unbelievable," said Beaver. "It's the buck of a lifetime for anybody that hunts, no doubt. And I never thought I'd put my hands on one like that." The buck had a rack that was in full velvet when he approached Beaver's tree stand with several doe. More

Something borrowed
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Many hunters are also serious rifle nuts, and Craig Boddington is one of them. He says that sometimes you can't use your own rifle on a hunt. Begs the question, what then? More

Archer takes potential Connecticut state record buck
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While the hunter remains nameless and details are sketchy at this point, this much seems to be true: the buck in this picture will likely shatter the Connecticut state record for a bow-killed non-typical whitetail. This massive buck was shot near Haddam, Conn. It was allegedly green-scored by a taxidermist/measurer who came up with a net score of 226 7/8 inches. More

Handgunning for hogs
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Diana Rupp of Sports Afield writes about her experiences while hunting with large-caliber revolvers and how it added a new level of challenge to a southern California pig hunt. More

Weather is primed for fishing, hunting
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This is the week that sportsmen and sportswomen start switching from fishing to hunting mode, so we're rechristening the Fish Report the Outdoor Report for the remainder of the year. Archery season for antlered and antlerless deer opened statewide recently, and there are sporadic reports of success. More

Wisconsin lawmakers consider ways to boost hunting, fishing
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Wisconsin Republicans have introduced a sweeping bill to boost hunting and fishing in the state by offering steep discounts to first-time license applicants and making it more difficult to close off land. States and outdoor groups have been stepping up efforts to retain and recruit hunters as suburbs gobble up land, the population ages and video games, social media and sports consume children's time. More

The changing face of the African safari
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Over many years, the word "safari" — that magical word which brings to mind high adventure in the wilds of Africa, immortalized by Theodore Roosevelt, Martin and Osa Johnson, Ernest Hemingway, and Robert Ruark — has become synonymous with a hunting/photographic expedition involving sportsmen and women from across the world. A safari in the earliest days of East Africa, prior to the outbreak of World War I, was known as a "foot safari." More


 
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