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Michigan could ban use of drones in hunting
Detroit Free Press
Hunting with drones or using the airborne contraptions to harass hunters would become a crime under a pair of bills up for consideration in the Michigan House of Representatives. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources hasn't received any reports of drones being used to help or hinder hunters, said Trevor VanDyke, spokesman for the agency.
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Most clients at landmark Darby taxidermy are from out of state
KECI-TV
Big Bear Taxidermy, Tannery and Rug is doing brisk business in Darby. It's been a mainstay in the south valley for decades, and is said to be the oldest fur dressing tannery in Montana. When it began, it catered mostly to Montana hunters, although it also received exotic wildlife from elsewhere. It's still a stop for local sportsmen and women, but business is growing from across the country.
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TPWD releases dove lethality study findings
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Texas leads the nation in dove hunting with roughly a quarter million hunters bagging 5 million mourning doves each fall. Their success afield should not change with the type of shot used, according to the results of a just-released study examining the lethality of lead versus nontoxic shot for mourning dove.
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How do you make a living, taxidermist?
Pacific Standard
Katie Innamorato had no plans to become a professional taxidermist. As with many non-traditional careers, it just sort of happened, which surprised even the once-hopeful veterinarian. She talked to Pacific Standard about balancing teaching classes with creating her own work, being a woman in a traditionally male-dominated field, and how taxidermy got trendy.
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How do you discern good taxidermy? Look up the nose
SCTimes
With a growing taxidermy business, Adam Zwick finds less time for hunting. But this year he expects to see about 60 big-game animals come through his door.
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The correct shotgun choke can make all the difference
By Irwin Greenstein
The wise use of shotgun chokes can make a significant difference in the results you'll see for wing and clays shooting. In the strictest interpretation, the choke section of the barrel determines the constriction of the muzzle in order to regulate distribution of the shot charge to your target. These days, however, a choke often refers to an interchangeable tube that screws into the muzzle of the shotgun. By adjusting the density of the pellet spread, the choke lets you achieve maximum penetration depending on the distance, angle and velocity of the target.
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Listening for the call of the quail
StateImpact Texas
VideoBriefHelped by $6 million from the state of Texas, prairies west of Houston are being restored with native grasses to increase the population of bobwhite quail. "Everybody knows that sound," said Robert Perez, a game bird specialist with Texas Parks and Wildlife.
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5 things only Michigan hunters know
OutdoorHub
Hunters know a lot of stuff. Hunters in the Great Lake state know even more and a lot of what they know has to do with traditions. Hunting is a sport steeped in tradition, and just about every part of hunting season has some tradition involved with it — whether it's deer camp, a lucky jacket or anything else.
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