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The legacy of Safari Outfitters moves on . . .
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It all began in 1952 when Roman Hupalowski formed Safari Outfitters and became the first international hunting consultant. Roman's accomplishments of opening hunting opportunities in Africa and Asia are well documented as well as his relationship with C.J. McElroy to form SCI and establish chapters in Chicago. More



Conservation a priority for hunters and anglers
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Results of a new poll that shows sportsmen prioritize protecting public lands — with support even as strong as that for gun rights — really came as no surprise to Ken Theis. "There is an awareness creeping into the ultraconservative community that has been supporting gun rights forever as they realize that if they don't start looking at the environmental conditions of habitat that the only reason to have firearms is for self-protection," said Theis, Utah coordinator for Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. More

Wyoming Game and Fish talks bear safety
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Hunting seasons for wolves and antelope began recently in portions of Wyoming. Officials with Wyoming Game and Fish are reminding hunters and those who frequent backcountry areas in the state about the importance of having a can or two of bear spray nearby. Game and Fish information officer Robin Kepple says, if approached by a bear, for the spray to be effective, hunters must aim their spray toward the bear's face. More

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Great Wildlife Photos offers game and non-game stock photographs for sale on the web site or hunting and fishing shows including Wild Sheep Foundation (2013). We provide close-up as well as animals in habitat. We now offer to take photographs of ranches offering hunting (for publicity/advertising) as well as hunters in hopes of trophy animals. Visit our web site. Feel free to call 775-425-8018.


'The Art of Conservation' helps Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep
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The Department of Fish and Game is joining artist and science illustrator Jane Kim to raise public awareness of Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep. This endangered species is one of the rarest large mammals in North America. Kim's show, "The Art of Conservation," launches the Migrating Mural to benefit the Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep Foundation. More

Washington, Oregon and Idaho among the nation's top hunting destinations with the worst weather
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It might be hard to imagine this right now during this extremely summer-like conditions in the woods, but a national survey on the best hunting destinations with the worst weather conditions was recently revealed and Washington was chosen as one of the top-ten places. The results were part of a study conducted by W.L. Gore & Associates, the makers of GORE-TEX. According to a news release, the company surveyed hunters, representatives of top hunting organizations and members of the hunting media. More

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Utah wildlife boss to retire
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There are many projects Jim Karpowitz can look back on fondly during his 34-year career as a state wildlife biologists in Utah. There is one critter, however, that holds a special place in his heart. Early in his career Karpowitz, who announced his retirement Recently as director of the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources effective Dec. 1, worked to bolster and reintroduce bighorn sheep to their native habitats across the state. More

3 bolt action rifles for lefties
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David Higginbotham, a blogger for Guns.com, writes: "My father was left handed. My son may be. I lucked out, in a way, in that most guitars and guns have a right handed orientation. They're built by right handed people who can test their performance in the same way that they'll be used. And that has me thinking. What if my son is left handed? He'll inherit some guns that are set up for me, not him. The world will continue to turn, I guess." More

Supreme Court rejects challenge to National Roadless Rule
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The Oct. 1 decision by the Supreme Court to reject a challenge to the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule concludes a nearly decade-long legal battle over the management of inventoried roadless areas, sustaining valuable fish and wildlife habitat and unique public-lands hunting and fishing opportunities, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership announced. More

Idaho sheep ranchers file federal lawsuit over plan to cut grazing in Payette National Forest
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Sheep ranchers in Idaho and other states are suing the U.S. Forest Service over a bighorn sheep protection plan that reduces domestic grazing in the Payette National Forest. The Idaho Wool Growers Association, joined by individual ranchers and industry groups from other Western states, filed the lawsuit in Boise's U.S. District Court recently. The lawsuit targets the 2010 grazing reduction plan, which is predicated on the idea that bighorn sheep contract pneumonia when they come into contact with domestic sheep. More


 

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