Can You Hunt Yellowstone Grizzly Bears?
The Yellowstone grizzly bear population is being delisted and the three state ecosystem may allow bear hunting in the future.
Will you be able to hunt grizzly bears outside of Yellowstone National Park soon? The answer is possibly. In a surprise announcement from the Federal government recently, grizzly bears could be removed from federal protection after more than 30 years. The three-state yellowstone ecosystem could sanction hunting for the bears to help keep the population in check. Continue Reading
Massive 16 Pound Largemouth Bass Caught in California
Greg Springer caught this giant 16.3 pound largemouth bass in Lake Wohlford in Escondido, CA in February 2016. Photo via Instagram of Greg Springer
Western and Southern states hold some big bass and Lake Wohlford in Escondido, California is no exception. The lake holds some monster fish including a 19 pound, 3 ounce largemouth as the local record. There are plenty of double digit bass out there as well but this fish is definitely one that hasn’t been seen in recent years. Last Friday, Greg Springer of Vista, CA caught this giant 16.3 pound bass that is the best that the lake has seen in a while. Continue Reading
Lake Winnebago System 2016 Sturgeon Spearing Results
2016 Lake Winnebago sturgeon spearing results are in for another Wisconsin spearing season.
The 2016 Lake Winnebago system sturgeon spearing results are in now that the season was over and it went down to the wire. This year’s season went the full 16 days, which has not happened very often in recent years. The total harvest was 703 fish, 396 of these being from Lake Winnebago and 307 from the upriver lakes. Continue Reading
147 Pound Sturgeon Speared on Lake Poygan in Wisconsin
Daniel Bloesl speared this 77 inch, 147.9 pound female sturgeon on Lake Poygan in Wisconsin.
The tradition of sturgeon spearing is here on Lake Winnebago and the Winnebago system in the Fox Valley in Wisconsin. So far, the spearing has been somewhat slow, but some good news came yesterday to one spear fishermen. Daniel Bloesl speared the biggest fish that’s been taken in the past two years on Lake Poygan. Continue Reading
Rare Black Whitetail Deer Killed in Texas
Brook Bateman shot this black whitetail buck in Texas during the 2015 hunting season.
A hunt that started off like any other ended up being a once in a lifetime experience for Brooke Bateman, 14, of Dallas, Texas. Brooke was not only able to shoot and kill her first buck, but she was able to do it on one of the rarest whitetails there are, a black one. Continue Reading
Pennsylvania Bear Hunter Shoots Pig thinking it was a Bear
A Pennsylvania bear hunter mistakenly killed a pet pot-bellied pig named chopper thinking it was a bear.
Accidents happen, mistakes happen, but sometimes things shouldn’t and this is one of them. A hunter in Pennsylvania mistakenly shot a pet, pot-bellied pig during bear season that he thought was a bear. While a large pig could definitely be mistaken for a bear, this hunter shot the pig while it was on private property and near a home. Continue Reading
2016 Mathews Bow Lineup
The Mathews Halon is the all-new flagship bow released in the 2016 bow lineup.
While the rut in most of the country is winding down, the bow shopping season is heating up and there’s no better brand to check out right now than Mathews Inc. Today, Mathews released their 2016 archery lineup and they’ve got some big, big news. The 2016 Mathews bow lineup includes an all new flagship bow that is Mathew’s hardest hitting bow yet, the Mathews Halon. There is also an addition to the NO CAM lineup with the 2016 Mathews NO CAM HTX. Continue Reading
Mark Drury Kills a 211 Inch Iowa Buck- Bucktober
Killing big bucks year after year and killing them on video is tough to do and the DOD team with Mark Drury has been doing it for years. While putting down these monsters on video is challenging enough, putting down a 211 inch buck is nearly impossible, but Mark Drury was able to do just that yesterday on an Iowa giant he calls Bucktober. This is Mark’s largest buck killed with a bow and arrow and it’s all on video. Continue Reading
First Ever Mule Deer Shot in Wisconsin
This mule deer buck was killed near Amery Wisconsin by Randy Haines and is the first reported mule deer kill in the state.
It’s not every day that you see a mule deer in the state of Wisconsin and killing one has never been done. Randy Haines of Amery, Wisconsin however did the unthinkable when he brought down a mule deer buck with his bow and arrow last week. Continue Reading
Massive 191 inch Buck Shot near Slinger, WI
Ross Weber shot this gigantic 191 inch Wisconsin buck near the Slinger/West Bend, Wisconsin area on October 13.
Most bucks in Wisconsin have gotten their pictures taken and the hunters know that they’re around, but every once in a while you get a story like this one where a buck avoids people and cameras and is a big, big surprise. Ross Weber encountered a buck like this on the evening of October 13, 2015 near the Slinger/West Bend Wisconsin area and it turned out to be the hunt of a lifetime. Continue Reading