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Two Search-and-Rescue Efforts Underway in Alaska for Missing Moose Hunters

Two search and rescue crews are looking for four moose hunters who are missing in Alaska along the lower Kuskokwim River. KYUK reports that Dwayne Hoffman, coordinator of the search effort near Kalskag, said that Daniel Laraux, known as “One One,” went missing on the evening of September 1 in...


Search Continues for Tennessee Hunter Missing in Alaska

Two sons of a Tennessee hunter who’s been missing in Alaska for more than a week have joined in the search effort to locate him. Steve Keel, 61, disappeared on August 27 while hunting outside of Deadhorse. His wife of 38 years, Liz Keel, told Alaska’s News Source , “I...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 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...


Podcast: Antelope Forecast and Bowhunting Tips

Archery antelope seasons open across the West this month. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Pronghorn antelope are the most underrated big-game species in the country. This week on Realtree’s Outpost podcast, I sat down with my longtime hunting buddy Miles Fedinec to talk goats. Miles has...


Video: Black Bear Takes Down Wild Hog in the Smoky Mountains

Some visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park got quite a show on Tuesday as they watched a black bear take down a wild hog right off the side of the road. According to WATE 6 On Your Side , Philip Talbot and his friend were driving down U.S...


Dashcam Captures Deer Herd Jumping Over Car

According to State Farm , there are about 1.5 million car collisions involving deer each year that kill approximately 200 Americans, cause more than 10,000 personal injuries, and result in $1 billion in vehicle damage . For this reason, it’s a good idea to keep your eyes peeled for deer...


Yellowstone Visitor Films Wolf Pack Chasing Elk

Nick Zimmer had spent the day in Yellowstone National Park looking for the Wapiti Lake wolf pack with no luck. But his fortune changed after dark when he spotted shadows moving toward the road he was driving down. Not knowing for sure what he was about to witness, he whipped...


Alberta Hunters Film Close Encounter with Mama Grizzly and Cubs

An Alberta man and his father were hunting deer outside Edson last week when they had a close encounter with a large mama grizzly bear and her three cubs. Justin Giesbrecht told CTV News , “We parked and decided to go in for a hike and see what we could...


Elk Gores Man on Colorado Golf Course

A man received serious injuries after being gored by an elk while golfing on the Evergreen Golf Course in central Colorado. The elk left a 5-inch gash in Zak Bornhoft’s side and split his kidney in two. According to his wife, Megan, Zak was golfing with a family member and...


Angry Mother Mountain Lion Charges Utah Hiker

A Utah hiker was lucky to escape unharmed after a mountain lion followed and charged at him for several minutes after he happened upon her and her two cubs on a trail. Kyle Burgess, 26, recorded the harrowing six-minute encounter, which took place in Slate Canyon. “You see the two...


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