Something new and interesting from the ATA Show.
February 13, 2018
An interesting product from the recent Archery Trade Association Show.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A bill that Gov. Bill Walker has backed would make some of Alaska’s hunting and fishing violations more like traffic tickets than criminal prosecutions. The bill follows a trend in Alaska law of moving some misdemeanor-level crimes to the lesser “violation” category, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported. “A criminal conviction is not
State wants to demonstrate its commitment to the grizzly’s long-term recovery.
DOVER, Del. — A proposed plan by the Delaware Forest Service to launch a deer management pilot program that includes the private leasing of public lands has area hunters up in arms. In an effort to reduce crop damages and loss from deer, the program announced last week would offer exclusive hunting rights on more
BOZEMAN, Mont. — Hunters and bison managers are seeing a slow season as the Yellowstone National Park herds are largely not leaving the park. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports hunters have killed less than 200 bison as of Friday, and none of the animals have been shipped to slaughter. Managers last year set a goal
SALT LAKE CITY — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said that he’s taking steps to study and preserve habitat and migration corridors in Western states for big-game animals such as elk, mule and deer, a move that hunters and some experts applauded but that critics called an effort to cover up damage. Zinke’s order calls
DEDHAM, Maine — A Maine man says he punched and kicked a 150-pound bear, scaring it away after it attacked his puppy in the woods. Twenty-nine-year-old Dustin Gray said the bear lunged at him and his 11-month-old puppy on Monday. The 6-foot-5 man tells the Bangor Daily News that he punched and kicked the bear
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Anglers in West Virginia will be pulling more gold from the state’s lakes and streams, thanks to a decision to stock waters with bright-yellow golden rainbow trout. The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports that in early April, state natural resources officials will change the color of the trout they stock in Mountain State waters.