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New Hampshire Mulls Bobcat Season

New Hampshire outdoorsmen could soon join their New England neighbors and enjoy opportunities to hunt and trap bobcats. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department has proposed issuing 50 bobcat permits through a lottery process, according to a press release from the Sportsmen’s Alliance . The proposal came about after...


Man Films Bobcat Swimming Across Lake

You never know what you'll spot when you're spending a day out on the water. The man who filmed the video above was no doubt shocked to see a bobcat swimming across the large body of water. The man on the personal watercraft filmed the bobcat crossing a part of...


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New Hunting Clothes For 2016

Every year, new hunting clothes hit racks and stands all across the country. And every year, I take joy in trying them on. It may or may not be obvious, but I’m a bit of a camouflage freak. Seeing the latest Realtree camouflage patterns on the newest clothing gets me...


Are Small Game Hunters Going Extinct?

Shaine Nixon misses the old days, when his family religiously hunted for squirrels in the Angelina National Forest near Lufkin, Texas. He joined in the tradition when he was 8 and still remembers those early outdoor experiences. “My great-grandmother would make homemade yeast rolls every day, with bacon ends, and...


Hunter Films Bobcat Attack Deer

You never know what you're going to see when you're hunting from your treestand. You can tell by the shaky and erratic video footage taken by hunter Derek Leep of Indiana that he was certainly not expecting to see a bobcat attack a deer right beneath his stand. In the...


Big Wins: States Approve Pro-Hunting Measures

Sportsmen celebrated two victories recently, as North Carolina and Illinois expanded hunting opportunities. North Carolina recently broadened Sunday hunting when Gov. Pat McCrory signed a law that legalizes firearms hunting seven days a week on private property. The measure, part of the Outdoor Heritage Act, signed July 8, lets people...


Illinois Bobcat Bill Awaits Governor's Consideration

Illinois hunters could pursue bobcats for the first time since the 1970s if Gov. Bruce Rauner signs a bill approved in May. As expected, the measure has stirred up lots of rhetoric from anti-hunting factions and drawn sharply contrasting opinions from lawmakers. According to an article in the Chicago Tribune...


Beachgoer Captures Photo of Bobcat Catching Shark

Everyone knows that cats like to eat fish, but the photo of a what appears to be a large bobcat hauling to shore a shark it caught has surprised many and created quite a buzz. The image, which was posted on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Facebook page , was...


Trail Camera Captures Footage of Bobcat Family Living in Historic Texas Building

Nothing is more important to a mother than the safety of her children. This mama bobcat obviously had the safety of her young in mind when she selected this ideal location to raise her two kittens. After all, what better to protect your young from predators than a row of...


Bobcat Bill Sponsor Now Director of Illinois DNR

In a turn of events that might be coined political, Wayne Rosenthal accepted the appointment as the new director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (DNR). You may remember his name because he sponsored the bobcat-hunting bill that passed late last yea r, and then was vetoed by outgoing...


Illinois Passes the Bobcat Bill

Hunting of bobcats will soon be legal after a 42-year ban in the state of Illinois, thanks to the legislature’s recent passing of a bill to allow a hunting season on this species. Bobcats officially came off the state-threatened species list in 1999, having been on the list since 1977...


Great Predator Calling Sets

Realtree pros Byron South and Mark Zepp know how to hunt coyotes. It all starts with the setup. Check out their tips for choosing the perfect area for predator calling


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