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Man Explains How He Strangled Mountain Lion to Death

Last week we reported about a Colorado man who strangled a mountain lion to death after it attacked him . The man, who is recovering from his injuries, recently revealed his identity and told his story at a press conference. Travis Kauffman said he was running down a trail in...


Man Eaten by Smoky Mountain Black Bear Died of Meth Overdose

A man's body found partially eaten by a black bear in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year died of a meth overdose, an autopsy found. According to Knox News , search crews found the body of William Lee Hill Jr., 30, of Louisville, Tenn., in a wooded area...


Runner Kills Mountain Lion With Bare Hands

Are you tough? If you said, "yes," then answer me this, are you kill-a-mountain-lion-with-your-bare-hands tough? It's hard to answer that question if you've never had to do it, but one Colorado man knows beyond a shadow of a doubt that his answer is "yes." That man is now recovering after...


Watch Rattlesnakes "Battle Dance"

David Smith was enjoying a warm day on the Pinellas Trail near Innisbrook Golf Club in Tampa, Florida, when he stumbled upon a remarkable site -- two male diamondback rattlers battling it out for dominance. Smith, who just posted the video on YouTube, said he filmed the scene in late...


Watch Man Kick Aggressive, Rabid Coyote

I bet the guy in the video above never dreamed he'd have to kick a rabid coyote in the head when he started out for his walk, but that's exactly what happened. Surveillance video given to WESH 2 News by the Emerald Island Resort in Kissimmee, Florida, shows an aggressive...


SHOT Show 2019: New Federal Premium Varmint & Predator Load

Looking for a new varmint and predator load? This one can handle everything from prairie dogs to coyotes. The new Federal Varmint & Predator load uses top-quality bullet designs to deliver accuracy and explosive expansion. The iconic company's brass, primer and propellant ensure the utmost reliability. Caliber: 224 Valkyrie Bullet...


Predator Hunting Tips from Realtree Pro Staffer Mark Zepp

Realtree pro staffer Mark Zepp doesn’t remember all the predators that he’s killed over decades of hunting, but the ones that got away he remembers right down to the smallest detail – and that has made him a better predator hunter. “I have called literally thousands of coyotes,” Zepp said...


3 Coyote Hunting Vocalizations You Should Know

You can improve your success calling coyotes if you learn to speak their language, and of all the sounds coyotes use to communicate, there are three you should have topmost in your coyote-hunting bag of tricks, according to Realtree Pro Staffer Fred Eichler . These three coyote vocalizations – lone...


Watch Pit Bull Narrowly Escape Coyotes

Video footage shows just how lucky one pit bull was after it barely escaped two coyotes. Surveillance video from a home in Litchfield, New Hampshire, shows the 55-pound pit bull named Harlee yelping, struggling and then sprinting away from the two coyotes in a backyard last Monday. Harlee's owner Doug...


Texas Men Discover Rattlesnake Den Under Hunt Cabin

If you've got a thing against snakes, you may not want to watch this video. For some, it's the stuff of nightmares. Bobby Cowan was working with friends on his property in Eastland County, Texas, when he noticed a snake make its way underneath his cabin. Cowan and his buddies...


5 Tips for Hunting Public Land Coyotes

Many coyote hunters shy away from public land, believing it overrun with hunters, and that all the young, uneducated coyotes were killed early. Any surviving coyotes have either left the area or are super wary, having learned from previous run-ins with hunters just what those rabbit-distress sounds really mean. Don’t...


How to Hunt Coyotes in the Snow

You know how hungry you get when you’re out hunting or working in the freezing cold during a long winter day? How the cold seems to sap your energy and strength, making you think about eating a snack or checking your watch to see if it's time yet for lunch?...


8 Mistakes Rookie Coyote Hunters Make

Eichler and Zepp. They make it look so easy. No matter how many times you watch the coyote-killing team on video, you just can't figure out how to duplicate their success. While those guys seem to bring coyotes running to the gun every time they make a rabbit squeal, you've...


Watch Police Prevent Coyote From Attacking Jogger

A coyote attacked and severely injured a jogger in the North Texas neighborhood of Frisco on Wednesday, Nov. 27. The jogger had to undergo surgery for neck injuries and is now in stable condition. Had it not been for a policeman on the lookout, the jogger in the video above...


Grizzly Kills Mother and Baby

A Yukon trapper made a horrifying discovery Monday when returning to his remote cabin after an afternoon of trapping. When Gjermund Roesholt was about 300 feet from his cabin, a grizzly bear charged him. He shot the animal dead and then came across the bodies of his wife and 10-month-old...


Watch Coyote Take Down Deer on Homeowner's Driveway

Coyotes are getting more and more bold as they become accustomed to life in urban areas. Just take this video footage for example. As you can see, a large coyote takes down a deer in someone's driveway. Sadly, this behavior isn't uncommon. In fact, this very thing happened in my...


Sick Mountain Lion Euthanized After Killing Dog in Residential Area

A mountain lion was euthanized this week after it killed a dog in Evergreen, Colorado, but authorities said the killing wasn’t what warranted its death. Rather, it was the sick condition of the wild animal. According to Thedenverchannel.com , Colorado Parks and Wildlife received a call on Monday from a...


How to Hunt the Western Coyote

I knew the spot was choice before I ever turned on my predator call. To my East, a brushy creek wound its way through the wide-open West Texas country — a perfect spot for bobcats and coyotes to hunt for mice and small birds. Plenty sign of both littered the...


Predator Calling Tips for When the Weather Sucks

Do you know how to call predators when the weather sucks? You don’t always get to pick the days you hunt, so you have to make the most of those days, even if it means bundling up and braving adverse weather conditions that keep other hunters buttoned up at home...


7 Mistakes Coyote Hunters Make

As simple as the fundamentals of coyote hunting are, someone is out there, virtually every day, making mistakes through inattention to detail or, in some cases, by overthinking what should be a fairly simple, and fun, process. And that bothers Realtree pro staffer Byron South, who has been hunting predators...


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