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North American Super Slam: 29 Big Game Animals You Need

The Grand Slam Club — later to become Grand Slam Club/Ovis — was founded in 1956 by Bob Housholder. It was a time of rising popularity for conservation, and records preservation was part of that initiative. One of his goals was to document those who bagged all North American trophies...


Sickly Mountain Lions Spotted in Santa Cruz, California

Multiple sightings of sickly mountain lions in Southern California are raising concerns that the cats’ poor condition is linked to last year’s wildfires or to poisoning by fire retardant or rodenticides. According to SFGate , a malnourished mountain lion was captured in downtown Santa Cruz and at least one other...


Texas Officials Disagree on Whether Man Was Killed by Mountain Lion

Texas officials can’t agree on what killed a man found in a wooded area near Lipan, approximately 85 miles from Dallas, last week. The Hood County Sheriff’s Office said it suspects Christopher Allen Whiteley, 28, was fatally attacked by a mountain lion, or other wild animal. But the Texas Parks...


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The Best Hunting Gear for the 2020 Holiday Season

The best holiday gifts are those that blend right in under the tree, thanks of course to a perfect camouflage pattern. This year we’ve pooled our resources to come up with a wish list of gear that’s sure to please the hunter on your list. And if you want to...


Young Female Hunter Shoots Mountain Lion Before It Can Attack

Mackenzie Lappin was hunting deer by herself deep in the woods when she experienced one of the most terrifying moments of her life. She encountered an aggressive mountain lion that seemed unfazed by her efforts to scare it away. The scary encounter — caught on her cellphone video — happened...


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...


California Firefighter Saves Mountain Lion Cub from Zogg Fire

People aren’t the only victims of the wildfires that are raging across California. Domestic and wild animals are suffering and dying as well. Fortunately, a firefighter battling the Zogg fire in Northern California discovered a badly burned mountain lion cub and rescued it. NBC News says the cub was found...


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What Makes a Good Trophy Photo?

We could never get tired of seeing pictures of big bucks and gobblers, but a lot of today's hunting photos look pretty much the same. They're perfectly posed, and carefully edited. That has more than a few hunters asking, "What happened to the good old days of tailgate shots in...


British Columbia Man Injured in Wolf Attack

A wolf attacked and seriously injured a man who was walking home in a Port Edward, B.C., neighborhood last Friday night. Conservation officers are now searching for the lone animal. Conservation Inspector Cam Schley told CBC.ca , the man, who is in his 70s, suffered "significant injuries" to the lower...


Go West. Hunt Cheap.

The American West is one of our nation’s most prized possessions, long associated with adventure and land that’s as wild as it is beautiful. For many eastern hunters, it’s also a place where dreams can be found in the form of pronghorns scattered across the open landscape, mule deer grazing...


Southern California Mountain Lions Given Temporary Protection

The California Fish and Game Commission has voted to explore the candidacy of Southern California and Central Coast mountain lions for the state’s Endangered Species Act. In a 5-0 vote on April 15, the state Commission granted mountain lions in six regions from San Francisco to San Diego “candidate status”...


Are Wild Mountain Lions Preying on Zoo Animals?

San Diego Zoo Safari Park has lost several animals to likely mountain lion attacks since park doors have been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mountain lions have always inhabited areas surrounding the North County zoo, but since there are no visitors, the big cats have been getting bolder and...


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