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"Zombie" Raccoons Terrorize Ohio Residents

They're baring their teeth, walking on their hind legs and generally just scaring the crap out of everyone. Raccoons in Youngstown, Ohio, are exhibiting "zombie-like behavior" according to the residents. WKBN 27 says Youngstown police have been busy this week responding to calls about the strange-acting raccoons. The majority of...


Public Angered After Video Shows Cops Repeatedly Running Over Raccoon

People are voicing outrage after a viral video shows two police cars repeatedly running over a raccoon in a shopping plaza parking lot near Albany, New York. A statement released by the Town of Coeymans Police Department states it received numerous calls reporting a rabid raccoon in the Shop and...


Gamo Squirrel Master Classic Video

Six teams competed for the title of Squirrel Master at the annual Gamo Squirrel Master Classic held at Southern Sportsman Hunting Lodge in Lowndes County, Alabama. The all-day hunt paired young hunters from 4-H, with big brands and outdoor celebrities on an all-day squirrel hunt and shooting competition, featuring the...


Watch Squirrel Pull Out Girl's Tooth

I've gotta give this dad some credit for coming up with a creative way to pull his daughter's baby tooth. And, kudos to the little girl for being a good sport and putting up with her dad's silly antics. As you can see in the video, which was filmed in...


6-Year-Old Boy Scratched by Bat Dies from Rabies

A devastated father is mourning the death of his 6-year-old son who passed away from rabies after being scratched by a rabies-infected bat in his home state of Florida. According to ABC News, the bat scratched Ryker Roque after his father, Henry Roque placed the bat in the bucket. According...


Watch Opossum Play Possum to Escape Death from Jaws of Coyote

You've no doubt heard the phrase, "playing possum." It comes from an opossum's tendency to play dead when it feels threatened. Wonder just how effective this response is for protecting it against predators? Just watch the video above and you'll see. Although you may think that playing dead would just...


Quail Forever Signs Landmark Agreement with the U.S. Forest Service

Have you heard about this new deal to benefit wildlife habitat? Quail Forever has finalized an agreement with the USDA Forest Service to allow collaborative active forest management in more than half of the United States. The new partnership will provide increased opportunity for efforts focused on habitat restoration between...


Raccoon Attacks Baby, Pulls Her From Bed

Imagine leaving your infant daughter safely in bed for a few moments while you take your older child to the restroom only to return to find that a raccoon has savagely attacked her? It's the stuff of nightmares, but that's exactly what happened last Wednesday night in a Philadelphia apartment...


Small Game Hunting with Muzzleloaders

Is a .32-caliber black powder rifle in your squirrel hunting future?


Watch Greedy Squirrel Steal Treats from Gift Package

This time of year, thieves are notorious for snatching packages off front porches. You've probably seen home surveillance footage posted of dishonest folks caught in the act. But, this time, the camera caught a thief of a much smaller, furrier persuasion stealing goods from a front porch. Fox News recently...


Pheasants Forever's Mid-Season Rooster Report

You've busted thick brush, skirted edge cover, hunted multiple states, logged both road and foot miles, watched the orange sun rise and set, and yes killed some birds, with great meals to follow – but the pheasant season sure isn't over just yet. In some ways, the best of it...


Couple Sues Department of Wildlife and Fisheries to Get Back Their Pet Raccoon

Imagine having a pet you've cared for and loved for seven years suddenly taken away. One Seattle couple is devastated after the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife seized their pet raccoon, Mae. The couple is now suing the department. "She's part of our family," Mae's owner, Kellie Greer, told...


Union Sportsmen's Alliance and Realtree Partner for Conservation

FRANKLIN, Tenn. —The Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA) recently entered into a multi-year strategic partnership with Realtree, making the brand the exclusive camouflage company of the USA. The USA is a nonprofit organization created in 2007 to unite the union community through conservation to preserve North America's outdoor heritage. The USA...


Man Fights to Keep Emotional Support Squirrel

A Clearwater, Florida, man says he's not about to give up his squirrel, Brutis, even though management at the condominiums where he resides says he must. Ryan Boylan told ABC Action News that he rescued the squirrel shortly after Hurricane Matthew more than a year ago. The baby rodent was...


Realtree Fishing Named Exclusive Camouflage Pattern of FLW

November 7, 2017, Columbus, GA – Realtree, the worldwide leader in camouflage, recently released its new Realtree Fishing camouflage and brand, which are now teamed with Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) to further that organization’s wide-reaching work to ensure our outdoor heritage and fishing opportunities. “I grew up not only in...


Where 10,000 Utah Pheasants Will Be Released for Hunting

More than 10,000 pheasants will be released in Utah. The state's general pheasant hunt opens Nov. 4. If you enjoy hunting one of the most colorful upland game birds in Utah — the ring-necked pheasant — you have lots of reasons to be excited. The number of wild birds is...


Watch Hilarious Video of Raccoon Leaping Out of Shooting House

Raccoons are notorious for seeking shelter in blinds and shooting houses, so it's always a good idea to check for these and other unwelcome critters before you climb inside. When these two hunters discovered a raccoon in their shooting house, one decided to stay on the ground and film while...


2017 Quail Hunting Forecast from Quail Forever

Got quail? Quail Forever's 2017 quail hunting forecast includes a state-by-state breakdown. Check out Quail Forever's state-by-state forecast . Go here for a clickable map of quail hunting for each state . Realtree is a Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever National Sponsor and Partner in Conservation . Follow Realtree on Facebook .


Watch Squirrel Attack Kids at Bus Stop

This video starts off pretty cute with a friendly little squirrel checking out a guy's shoes at a neighborhood bus stop. Kids and parents are all gathered around, obviously enamored by the fluffy little critter. Then, the squirrel decides to run up a little girl's pants leg and chaos ensues...


Pheasants Forever's 2017 Pheasant Hunting Forecast

Pheasants Forever, including its quail conservation division, Quail Forever, is the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to upland habitat conservation. Pheasants Forever and Quail Pheasants Forever has released its 2017 Pheasant Hunting Forecast (see sidebar below), the most comprehensive upland hunting planner in the nation. While record snowfalls and a...


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