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Wild Moose Rings Doorbell With Its Butt

If you live in a neighborhood with teenagers, there's a decent chance you've been the victim of ding-dong ditching -- an age-old favorite prank among youth which involves ringing a doorbell, usually late at night, and then running before someone opens the door. One Alaskan couple assumed they were the...


Exposure to Bear Repellent Sends 24 Amazon Workers to Hospital

When I read the story about 54 New Jersey Amazon warehouse workers suffering from exposure to bear repellent, I could almost taste the bear spray in my mouth. I remember how my eyes burned and watered and how I felt like I'd never get relief. I can sympathize with the...


How to Bowhunt Elk When It's Hot and Dry

Hunting in dry, hot weather can be tough. I've faced those conditions during 20-some years bowhunting New Mexico's Gila region to be sure; the corn-flake ground, each step an auditory assault. Idaho normally affords quieter footing, though thick brush that clutches and trips can turn this long-time denizen of open...


Irish Fishermen Net Massive Antlers from Extinct Elk

If you appreciate a great set of antlers, check these bad boys out. Fishermen in Northern Ireland snagged a remarkable catch on Wednesday (Sept. 5), when they pulled in a massive Irish elk skull that's estimated to be more than 10,500 years old. The specimen measured approximately 6 feet (1.8...


How to Kill a Pronghorn Over Water

Approached in a straight-forward manner, bowhunting pronghorns can prove one of the sport's greatest challenges. I'm, of course, talking in terms of classic spot-and-stalk hunting. Most early archery pronghorn success arrives through guarding water -- a dirt-dam water-hole, float-equipped stock tank, windmill trough or natural spring. Finding watering sites visited...


Ralph Cianciarulo Arrows a Giant Yukon Moose

Ralph Cianciarulo arrowed a giant Yukon moose back in 2011. This is what moose hunting dreams are made of. Don't Miss: Crazy Moose Encounter Are you a big game hunter wanting to learn how to accomplish your goals? Check out our stories, videos and hard-hitting how-to's on big game hunting...


Places to Spring Bear Hunt

By: Patrick Meitin Opportunities to hunt spring bears in the United States have become increasingly rare. Currently, only a handful of western states host spring dates. Subtract those where baiting isn’t allowed, and you’re left with just Idaho, Utah and Wyoming. This wasn’t always the case, but we live in...


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8 Realtree Big Game Harvests from the 2017-18 Hunting Season

Big game hunting is likely the most popular in the outdoors. Big bugling elk. Huge long-tined bucks. Weird, not-as-common animals like axis deer and musk ox, they drive hunters bonkers every year as they chase these incredible critters. Here are eight of them that Realtree pro staffers and team members...


Elk Filmed with Ground Blind Tangled in Antlers

While an elk's antlers come in handy for battling it out during the rut, they can also create quite a problem. This bull elk was filmed with a ground blind tangled up in his antlers. Chances are, the elk decided to take out his frustration on a ground blind, and,...


Elk Shot for Attacking Two Women

Two women were rushed to the hospital after a bull elk attacked and gored each one of them in separate instances. A representative for Colorado Parks and Wildlife told CBS4 the elk was shot after it attacked the women on Thursday morning. The attacks took place near Performance Park in...


Kids Watch Through Window as Bear Cub Destroys Flamingo Float

What youngster wouldn't love to play with a big, pink flamingo pool float? When a bear cub wandered into one California family's yard, it just couldn't help but to pounce on the pool toy. The Liang family watched in amusement from the safety of their home as the bear cub...


Hunter Impaled by Antlers of Elk He'd Just Killed

Welcome to Realblog Week! The Realblog features crazy, interesting and unique outdoor-related stories and events that often make you question everything you know about wildlife and the outdoors. I typically post the Realblog twice a week, but this week, I'm bringing you the best from the Realblog every day! We'll...


Elk Hunting: The Affordable Drop Camp Elk Hunt

By: Patrick Meitin Maybe you've drawn an elk tag in a prime area, or just have big plans to bowhunt in an over-the-counter state such as Colorado or Idaho. You likely have a vague idea where you're headed, even where you'll hunt, but details still remain a touch vague. Your...


The New BaseKamp App for Big Game Hunters

We’re living in the digital age. It came quickly and continues to expand beyond what many have ever dreamed. And there’s no doubt that a plethora of apps have come with it. Some of them are terrible. Some are simply garbage. But others are truly changing the way we hunt...


Watch Alligator Jump Into Boat with Tourists

A couple visiting Florida wanted to take a boat tour through the swamps with the hopes of seeing an alligator. Well, let's just say they saw one all right. Tyler Hindery of Springfield, Missouri, told US News 24 he had to talk his wife, Emerald, into going on the swamp...


Lone South Carolina Elk Tries to Spar with Woman

What's a lonely elk to do when he can find no other elk to fight or love? Well, one young bull elk has resorted to hanging out and roughhousing with humans. A couple of months ago, I blogged about an elk that had been spotted in South Carolina and is...


People Dressed as Creatures Prank Cops on Game Cameras

Police in Kansas set up two game cameras in Gardner's Celebration Park with the hopes of capturing images of a mountain lion that had reportedly been seen in the park. Instead, they ended up with images of monsters, creatures of unknown origin and even Santa Clause! Last week, Gardner police...


Is This Video Proof of an American Loch Ness Monster?

What is it? Many who've seen the video above of something winding back and forth through Alaska's Chena River are asking that question. Some believe the video has captured proof of the existence of the Chena Chomper, Alaska's own version of the Loch Ness monster. An Alaska Department of Fish...


Wild Elk Spotted in South Carolina for First Time in Almost 300 Years

South Carolina has not been home to a wild elk in 275 years, but that has changed thanks to one young ostracized bull elk. It is speculated that the elk, which has been filmed and photgraphed this week in Pickens County, was pushed out by dominant males from a herd...


Group Targets Hunter Who Killed Pedals the Bear

A Facebook group called Justice for Pedals the Bear says it already has more than 3,000 signatures on a petition calling for the hunting license of Pedals’ killer to be revoked. The upright-walking black bear is believed to have been shot by a hunter during the opening week of New...


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