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ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED. 

Hunting/Wildlife Archive

New Rules for Big-Game Hunting Licenses In Colorado

PATCH.COM February 18, 2019 – Hunters hoping to draw a big-game license in Colorado in 2019 are urged to study up on all the changes in license requirements and fees prior to the March 1 opening of the application period. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission recently approved a variety of changes to big game fees in response to the passage of the “Hunting,…

Winter Wildlife in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK LODGES.COM From the Archives – In winter, Yellowstone National Park morphs into a picturesque wonderland, complete with snowy woods, ice pellets of geyser rain, frozen waterfalls, and abundant animals. Although the bears hibernate, bison, elk, mule deer, moose, wolves, and coyotes roam the park. In summer the creatures spread out to graze grassy mountainsides, munch leaves in the…

How to Maximize Your Chances of Seeing Wolves in Yellowstone Country


Three wolf pups with freakishly large paws roll around in a furry pile while adults sleep peacefully nearby. Wolf pack members tear apart a bloody elk carcass with calculated precision. A young male sheepishly wanders away after a failed challenge of the alpha male. These sound like scenes you could only see on a television nature special, right? In actuality,…

INT’L – HUNTING – American trophy hunter paid $110K to kill rare mountain goat in Pakistan

A photo of the hunter, identified as Bryan Kinsel Harlan, went viral depicting him kneeling and smiling behind the slaughtered goat, identified by Pakistani newspapers as a wild Astore markhor. 

MT – HUNTING – Map shows 6.5M private acres leased by hunting outfitters

Leased lands are sometimes managed to exclude public hunters for a variety of reasons — from ensuring large bulls for paying clients to keeping sometimes disrespectful public hunters off private lands. 

Epic Hunting Chase of the Canadian Lynx and Snowshoe Hare

KITSAP SUN.COM From the Archives – Big game seasons for elk and deer hog the bulk of fall and early winter hunting efforts while waterfowl fill in the crosshairs during the depths of winter until about the third week of January. After the waterfowl prospects dry up though, just about the only critters up for fair game are those from the…

Hare hunter’s patience pays off, but beagle’s effort steals show

BANGOR DAILY NEWS  From the Archives – On a chilly Friday afternoon, we gathered outside of Jim Fahey’s pickup truck as he strapped a tracking collar to his dog, Chum, and explained the plan of action. We’d walk down a grassy path for a bit, he said, and eventually arrive at a thicket of young evergreen trees. “It’s thick in there,”…

CO – WILDLIFE – Colorado jogger kills a mountain lion with his BARE HANDS after it attacked him on a running trail and bit on the face, back, legs and arms

A Colorado jogger fought off a mountain lion in the foothills of Horsetooth Mountain on Monday, suffering severe bites before he killed the wild animal in self-defense, authorities said. 

 

CA – WILDLIFE – Did someone kill the Shasta Pack, California’s mysterious wolf family? (VIDEO)

Nearly four years ago in the forests of California’s rugged northeast corner, two black and brown wolves had a litter of five pups in the shadow of Mount Shasta. 

MT – WILDLIFE – Montana women ranchers share challenges of living with grizzlies

Packing a pistol is a way of life for Trina Jo Bradley, a Dupuyer-area rancher along Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front. The pistol is her protection from grizzly bears. She is on constant watch for the large bruins. 

NAT’L – HUNTING – Top Hunting Laser Rangefinder with Slope Buying Guide for Rifle & Bow

Hunting is a popular sport to spend some leisure time. Although it was quite challenging in the past, there are several gadgets in the market today that has made the sport very simple and interesting. 

IL – HUNTING – Youth program gives hunting situations, exercises

Youth Hunter Education Challenge Program (YHEC) is seeking area youth 18 years old and younger to experience simulated hunting situations, firearm and archery live-fire exercises, hunter educational and responsibility training in an environment of positive and supporting coaching. 

MN – HUNTING – Pope And Young Club Names New World Record Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep During Special Panel

Clayton Miller’s massive ram is now the largest hunter-killed bighorn sheep with both Pope and Young and Boone and Crockett.  

Jackson Hole’s Elk Antler Arch Tradition

 


YELLOWSTONE PARK.COM From the Archives – The four elk antler arches guarding the corners of Jackson Hole’s George Washington Memorial Park, more commonly called the Town Square, have become well known icons to the town’s many visitors. They’ve been featured in thousands of family photos over the years. It’s a toss-up whether the Tetons or the elk antler arches at the four corner…

Reminder from G&F to leave sheds alone until May 1

BUCKRAIL.COM From the Archives –  There will be days like this. Spring brings a mixed bag of weather but on those warm days that hint of summer, the itch to get out and collect a few sheds is a powerful one. With increasing popularity of shed antler hunting, and a corresponding increase in complaints about antler hunters trespassing on private lands…

WV – HUNTING – Bird hunting with my boys

This week I got an opportunity to do something new. Although I have read about pheasant hunting in the Midwest all my life, I had never actually been on a bird hunt and hunted over dogs. Tuesday, I got the chance and managed to do it without the expense of a long, drawn out trip to the Dakotas. 

WY – WILDLIFE – Wildlife Habitat Conserved in Wyoming

A family in southeast Wyoming teamed up with the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation to permanently protect 133 acres of important elk habitat.

After beloved wolf’s shooting near Cooke City, baiting rumors rile mountain town

BILLINGS GAZETTE January 16, 2019 – Questions about whether some Cooke City residents are baiting wolves has raised the hackles of a few of the remote town’s business owners.

“I’m furious about it because I cater to all of the wildlife groups,” said Jan Gaertner, 23 and co-owner of Buns ‘N’ Beds restaurant and cabins in Cooke City. “That’s not what we’re…

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BREAKING :
ON A SATURDAY AFTERNOON AT A SHOOTING CLUB ON RIO DE JANEIRO’S OUTSKIRTS, 58-YEAR-OLD COURT OFFICER MÁRCIO MONTEIRO TAKES AIM AT A PAPER TARGET. HE AND FOUR OTHERS HAVE JUST LEARNED HOW TO LOAD AND FIRE A .38-CALIBER REVOLVER FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF A SHOOTING SAFETY AND BASICS CLASS, A REQUIREMENT IN BRAZIL BEFORE PURCHASING A GUN. SEE STORY.IN A 2/14/19 ARTICLE BY JULIA MANCHESTER POSTED ON THE HILL.COM, THE REPORTER SAYS THAT "THE GIFFORDS LAW CENTER, A GUN CONTROL ADVOCACY GROUP, FOUND IN A POLL ONE MONTH AFTER THE PARKLAND SHOOTING LAST YEAR THAT 69 PERCENT OF NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS EXPRESSED SUPPORT" FOR GUN CONTROL. THE NRA SAYS, WE CALL BS.A PAIR OF HOUSE DEMOCRATIC LAWMAKERS IS ASKING THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION TO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO POTENTIAL TIES TO RUSSIA, INCLUDING ON THE GUN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION'S FINANCES, A 2015 TRIP TO MOSCOW ATTENDED BY NRA BACKERS AND WHETHER NRA OFFICIALS COMMUNICATED WITH RUSSIAN-LINKED INDIVIDUALS ABOUT ATTEMPTS TO INTERFERE IN THE 2016 US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ACKNOWLEDGE IT WRONGLY ISSUED A GUN LICENSE TO AURORA SHOOTER. IN A DETAILED STATEMENT THE AGENCY ALSO SUGGESTED THAT THE AURORA POLICE DEPARTMENT MAY HAVE FAILED TO DO ITS PART TO ENSURE THE MAN NO LONGER OWNED A WEAPON.MASSACHUSETTS' RED FLAG GUN LAW: SAVING LIVES OR THREATENING CIVIL RIGHTS? JIM WALLACE IS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE MASSACHUSETTS GUN OWNERS' GROUP AFFILIATED WITH THE NRA.  HE BELIEVES THE LAW IS FLAWED BECAUSE IT DOESN'T PROVIDE ANY MENTAL HEALTH CARE OR WELLBEING CHECKS FOR PEOPLE AFTER THEIR WEAPONS ARE CONFISCATED.