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Elk Hunting coming to Missouri in 2016

Elk Hunting coming to Missouri in 2016

COLUMBIA, Mo. • Missouri conservation agents are preparing to allow elk hunting in the state beginning in 2016. The Columbia Missourian reports that state officials expect to issue between 30 and 40 elk hunting permits but not until a herd that now numbers about 100 doubles in size. The state Department of Conservation reintroduced elk to Missouri in 2010 by trapping about 50 annually in Kentucky and bringing the animals to the Peck Ranch Conservation Area in southeast Missouri for observation. The herd will now grow only through reproduction. The conservation agency previously expected to allow elk hunting in 2015.

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Hog hunting Pennsylavania

Hog hunting Pennsylavania

Regulation of commercial hog-hunting operations in Pennsylvania has been taken out of the hands of the state Game Commission and put into the hands of the state Department of Agriculture under a new state law. By P.J. REILLY Updated Jun 26, 2013 09:37 Stephen L. Mohr said he wasn’t worried about the Pennsylvania Game Commission putting commercial hog operations like his out of business across the state. But he spent a lot of time the past few months trying to convince customers his Island Exotic Hunts outside Bainbridge was still up and running — and would continue operating into the

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And then there was bear hunting…

And then there was bear hunting...

After only a few hours of googling, ” bear baiting for dummies ” I finally felt like I was ready to start baiting in some bears. I had never bear hunted before but I had gone a couple of times with a friend to bait his sites when I was a kid. That was the extension of my bear hunting resume. There wasn’t much to my resume but I knew by the time the year was over, I would be able to add a whole lot more. The Spring season had already begun by the time I registered my bait

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A bears nose is stronger than a hounds!

A bears nose is stronger than a hounds!

This is Joe from the Yellowstone Country Bear Hunters Association with your weekly bear hunting tip. Scent Control is one the most important factors when hunting bears. Whether utilize a calling technique or spot and stalk a hunter must consider wind and the impressive power of a bear’s nose. It is well documented that bears can actually smell 7 times greater than a bloodhound and 2,100 times greater than humans. The Nasal Membrane in a bears head is one hundred times larger than in a human’s when you couple that with a unique organ called the Jacobson’s organ in the

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Attention Montana Bear Hunters

April 13th Attention Montana Bear Hunters This is Joe Kondelis, President of the Yellowstone Country Bear Hunters Association Please Note that you must take and pass a “black bear identification test” before purchasing a black bear hunting license. A hunter must present a certificate of completion during the purchase of their black bear license. Also any black bear license purchased after April 14th may not be used until 24 hours after the license purchase. Any black bear harvested must be reported within 5 days of harvest. The successful hunter must present to a Montana FWP official the complete bear hide

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Preparing for a Hunt, and going at it alone…….

Preparing for a Hunt, and going at it alone.......

First and foremost before I even get in to hunting alone I want everyone to know that almost any safety advocate would advise against going hunting alone. Hunting with a partner is best practice. Remember the old theory two heads are better than one? But with all that being said there are many hunters, like me, who enjoy hunting alone and do it often. And there are also times where if I waited for someone to go hunting with me I would miss my season! If this describes you too, here are some things to think about with the upcoming

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BoarMasters Bear Attractants and baits in Action!

Watch BoarMasters Bear lures, Bear Baits and Bear Attractants in action! Click read more to watch video….

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Dominating the Bear Woods

Dominating the Bear Woods

Several years ago I made up my mind to start hunting black bear. I had seen many different videos and articles on the subject. What I did not know is that I was about to embark upon a journey that would not only test my nerves, but would also test my whit against one of the craftiest animals to roam the Rockies. When hunting black bears over bait, the first word that comes to mind is dominance. Dominance is what drives every move that I make when trying to seal the deal on a trophy bruin. My good friend Gage

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The danger of bear country and Bear safety

The danger of bear country and Bear safety

In the next 5 seconds you will be charged by a grizzly bear. That is all you have is 5 seconds to decide your move, your fate. Your next 5 seconds and the decisions you make could change your life, end your life, or just create a good story for you to share year after year like that of Homer’s epic tales. Have you thought these 5 seconds through? Have you considered the possibility of this becoming a reality? I say 5 seconds because on average that is all you have. 5 seconds is actually giving you time. Most of

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Different Types of Bears

Different Types of Bears

Types of Bears This section is designed to educate you about three different types of bears that can be hunted; the black bear, brown bear and polar bear. There are other species of bears that can be hunted legally; however this page focuses only on these three. The information provided is strictly related to the species itself, not bear hunting in general. You can review our bear hunting guide and bear hunting tips for information related to hunting these types of bears. It’s an excellent idea to learn about the bear itself prior to the hunt. Knowing how the species

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