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Open Season: Hunting, Fishing and Outdoor Recreation

Archery hunter breaks arm in grizzly bear attack near Gardiner, Montana

October 15, 2018 — An archery hunter was attacked by a grizzly bear Saturday near Gardiner, sustaining wounds to his arm and face. The hunter and his partner were in the Beattie Gulch area and surprised a sow and cub at very close range. The sow charged and attacked

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Return of the sauger to Wyoming waters

October 15, 2018 — Over 100 years ago, sauger fish were abundant in the North Platte River.   By 1948 a U.S Public Health Service report said that the North Platte River from Casper to the Nebraska state line was so polluted from raw sewage and refinery waste being dumped

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Changing times: Landowners increasingly rely on hunting lease managers

October 15, 2018 — Many ranches throughout the country are a hunter's paradise. Ranchers' efforts to conserve the land and optimize it for cattle operations also result in prime habitat for wildlife and a cooperation between hunters and landowners can be mutually beneficial.  Cardinal Charolais on the Prewitt Ranch

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Open Season 2018: Hunting, Fishing & Outdoor Recreation

October 4, 2018 — Flip through the online magazine below, or read and share individual articles about hunting, fishing and outdoor recreation. Trapping today Slowing Down the Salt Path The dog for the job Bird Weather: Weather factors affect bird populations and hunting success Changing times: Landowners increasingly rely

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Open Season 2017

September 11, 2017 — Open Season 2017, by Tri-State Livestock News, The Fence Post and Farmer Rancher Exchange, features articles about pheasant hunting, duck habitat conservation, fly fishing the Bighorn, hunting coyotes with hounds, a dream hunt for Kodiak bear in Alaska, “tanking” on Nebraska rivers and a program

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Feral hogs: Billion-dollar problem hogging profits

October 14, 2016 — It looks like a dozer track. The ruts can be three feet deep. What kind of equipment caused that much damage? Biological equipment. Feral hogs. Feral is defined as "having escaped from domestication and become wild." USDA estimates approximately six million feral hogs are causing

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Beyond Pheasant Hunting: Upland game birds offer unique challenge on South Dakota’s prairies

October 14, 2016 — On the rolling hills of the South Dakota prairie, adventure awaits. With a solid pointing dog and comfortable hunting boots, hunters can find a unique hunting experience. The targets? Sharp-tailed grouse and the greater prairie chicken. While the state has become world-famous for its pheasant

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Bear Creek Outfitters

October 14, 2016 — Bear Creek Outfitters' headquarters is a little ranch halfway between Darby and Hamilton, Montana. Owner Ken Francisco and his hunting guides take hunters into the nearby Selway/Bitterroot wilderness area. One of his guides, Jim Daine, has worked for Bear Creek Outfitters 16 years. "I met

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My Dream Hunt: The Spell of the Yukon

October 14, 2016 — There's a land where the mountains are nameless, And the rivers all run God knows where; There are lives that are erring and aimless, And deaths that just hang by a hair; There are hardships that nobody reckons; There are valleys unpeopled and still; There's

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Hunting the hunters: Wolf hunting in the West

October 14, 2016 — The howl of a wolf has long been used to add drama and suspense in the movies. It has the same effect for hunters. Bear Creek Outfitters, headquartered in Darby, Montana, offers guided wolf hunts along with hunts for deer, elk, bear and mountain lion.

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Open Season 2016

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Open Season 2015

September 27, 2016 —

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