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Bison Attacks Woman in Yellowstone National Park

A 25-year-old Ohio woman visiting Yellowstone National Park was gored and thrown 10 feet into the air by a bison. According to CBS News , the bison, which was walking near a boardwalk at Black Sand Basin, north of Old Faithful, attacked the woman when she and two other people...


No Ammo? No Problem

Some hunters never practice with their firearms until the weekend before opening day, when they take it out and shoot a few rounds to ensure it’s still sighted in. Even if the gun is still on, the hunter’s skills might not be. Shooting skills are perishable, but currently, firing a...


Denver Donates 33 Bison to Indigenous Tribes

For the second year in a row, Denver has donated bison to Native American tribes in an effort to help support bison reintroduction and conservation efforts on tribal lands. According to 9 News , the City and County of Denver gave 15 American bison to the Northern Arapaho Tribe of...


5 Awesome North American Combo Hunts

North American hunters are fortunate. We get access to many different game species within our 50 states and 10 provinces. From gobbling turkeys to snarling grizzly bears, tons of potential hunting adventures exist. If you’re willing and able to travel and have a hunting budget, there’s enough opportunity right here...


How to Roast a Whole Wild Pig Part 2: Cooking and Serving

A plate full of slow smoked, fall-apart-tender pork is the ultimate wild game feast. A good hog roast doesn’t need much. Salt, pepper, and hickory or fruit wood smoke will add all the extra flavor the succulent meat requires. An injection of apple cider or peach juice helps to keep...


How to Roast a Whole Wild Pig Part 1: Scalding and Prepping

Everyone loves a good pig roast. Slow cooked on the smoker or over a bed of coals, roasted pork is tender, delicious, and a great way to feed a crowd. While the thought of transforming a dirty, hairy pig on the ground after a successful hunt into something magical at...


The 10mm Carbine for Hog Hunting

A good hog hunt results in two things: A fun time and a freezer full of tasty pork. A recent East Texas trip ended with both. Since we were hunting cutover pine scrub and knew our shots would be close, I decided to have some fun and hunt with my...


Rampaging Camel Kills Two Men After Escaping Tennessee Petting Zoo

A rampaging camel attacked and killed two men after escaping from a petting zoo near Memphis, Tennessee, on March 10. Livescience.com reports that the officers from the Obion County Sheriffs Department arrived at the Shirley Farms petting zoo after receiving a call about a camel attacking people. A press release...


Mountain Lion Scratches Colorado Man on Front Porch

A Colorado man was scratched on the leg by a mountain lion when he opened his front door to investigate a loud noise. Michael D. Warren, 47, told The Journal the attack happened Sunday evening, Feb. 27. Warren was in his home when he heard a noise on his front...


DNA Evidence Proves “Hank the Tank” Isn’t the Only Bear Guilty of Home Break-Ins

Recent DNA evidence has revealed that damage to more than 30 properties around South Lake Tahoe that had recently been blamed on one 500-pound bear nicknamed “Hank the Tank” was actually caused by three different bears. Area residents have called in more than 150 incident reports concerning the bears over...


Bull Moose Attacks Dog Sled Team Training for Iditarod

A dog-mushing team training for the Iditarod in the wilds of Alaska recently endured a nightmare when it encountered an aggressive bull moose that relentlessly attacked the dogs, injuring several of them. In what she describes as “the most horrific past 24 hours of my life,” Bridgett Watkins wrote on...


What Kill Shot Statistics Teach You About Hunting

We learn from experience. We look at the things we do over time, consider averages and anomalies, and make deductions to help us prepare for the future. This is how we know the size hammer we need to drive a certain nail, how fast we can safely take a certain...


Red Stag Spotted on Georgia Game Cameras

Those hunting in the region around Augusta, Georgia, may have the opportunity to harvest a large deer not native to the state, or even the country. A red stag has been photographed by a number of trail cameras in that area, and it can be legally killed by a hunter...


Say What? The Science Behind Hearing Loss in Hunters

It was almost midday, getting hot, and we hadn’t found a turkey yet in the mood to cooperate. I’d just made a few excited cutts and yelps when my son Potroast jumped as if he’d been stung by a hornet. He scurried to a nearby tree and hit the ground...


Muzzleloader Hunter Facing Felony Charges After Killing Bowhunter in Elk Hunting Incident

On Friday, Sept. 17, Ronald Morosko was elk hunting in the San Juan National Forest near Rico, Colorado, with his partner, Slade Pepke. Both men, of Pennsylvania, were hunting with muzzleloaders. At the same time, Gregory Gabrisch, of Houston, Texas, was in the same area, also elk hunting, but with...


How Mule Deer Kicked My Butt, Again

The first time I ever went mule deer hunting I shot a nice 4x4 buck with a bow from a ground blind at about 30 yards. He was feeding in a Colorado alfalfa field on a chilly September evening, and my buddy Miles Fedinec was in the blind with me...


8 Things to Know About Drought and Western Big Game Hunting

Hunters across the West are welcoming archery season with smokey skies and above-average temperatures. Many states had blazing hot streaks and little to no rain for most of the summer. This created devastating drought conditions and widespread fires. More than 95% of the West was in a drought in August...


Mother Fights Off Mountain Lion to Save Young Son

A mother beat a mountain lion off her 5-year-old son, saving his life. According to CBS News , the mountain lion attacked the boy in the front yard of the family’s Calabasas, California, home Thursday, Aug. 26. The child is now in the hospital in stable condition. The California Department...


How to Become a Hunting Guide

Being a hunting guide and spending months in the outdoors chasing critters would be a dream job, right? It surely is for some, but guiding is not for everyone. There can be a long road to success, especially financially. Here is what you need to know, with input from some...


How to Make Your Knives Sharp (and Keep Them That Way)

Ever watch someone hack away at a deer or elk carcass to turn it into chops, steaks, and roasts? Or maybe you’ve seen someone in the kitchen smash a ripe tomato in an attempt to slice it for a sandwich. Maybe you’ve been there yourself. A dull knife is a...


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