Apr 18, 2018 - Sometimes, a turkey will behave exactly as expected and walk right up to you. Other times, gobblers will perplex us. With spring turkey season opening up across much of the country this month, Brian Lovett for the National Wild Turkey Federation presents several scenarios where turkeys can throw hunters a curve ball and offers potential answers to the birds’ sometimes puzzling antics.
Apr 4, 2018 - It’s April, and that means outdoorsmen and women will be sharing the woods with newly active black bears. Black bears live by the seasonal clock, hibernating generally from October through March.
Mar 28, 2018 - When the subject is duck hunting, we automatically think of home and Arkansas. Granted, War Eagle is based in LA (that’s Lower Arkansas, of course).
Mar 14, 2018 - Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives reauthorizing and expanding a program that incentivizes private land owners to open up their property to public hunting and fishing access.
Feb 21, 2018 - Six decades ago, bighorn sheep distribution in North America was drastically reduced. The North American bighorn population was estimated at fewer than 25,000 in 1960.
Feb 7, 2018 - The Winchester rifle awarded to the captor of legendary Apache leader Geronimo sold for $1.265 million at auction, a record price for a single firearm.
Jan 8, 2018 - 1964. LBJ defeats Barry Goldwater to remain in the White House; the U.S. becomes further embroiled in the Vietnam conflict; Tokyo hosts the Summer Olympics....and game wardens in Maine remain vigilant as ever. The exploits of state game wardens and conservation officers have become, in recent years, the stuff of cable reality TV, and perhaps help propagate the notion of wildlife agency enforcement as a recent phenomenon.
Jan 8, 2018 - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is offering some tips for warm weather care of big game. With warmer temperatures lingering during early-season hunts, especially in the South, caring for meat in the field becomes critical.
Dec 4, 2017 - The best way to find out where hunters prefer to hunt is simple: just ask them. That’s exactly what the folks at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership are doing. Working with state wildlife officials, TRCP recently mapped its fifth state.
Dec 4, 2017 - Wild turkeys are making a comeback in America thanks to conservation efforts led by the National Wild Turkey Federation. After reaching a record low of 200,000 in the early 1900s, wild turkey numbers are at roughly 6 million birds.