Minnesota Mulls Special Deer Hunting Season for 10 to 17-Year-Olds

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According to the startribune.com, The Gopher State is not lacking for hunters. The paper claims that Minnesota is home to 500 thousand Bambi killers (someone should have warned me). According to Wikipedia, The Land...

Question of the Day: Are Women Better Hunters Than Men?

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Women hunt, too. And this is news because . . . ? Because it isn't. But why let a little thing like a worn story line and a lack of hard data on the...

Pity the Poor Coyote. Or Not

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There is this tension between your basic jobbing journo's tree-hugging proclivities and his local paper employer's need to stay on the good side of readers who hunt. Never have I seen a better example...

UK Hunt Supporter Killed by Gyrocopter

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Yes, a gyrocopter. Like the one in The Road Warrior. Except in this case, the pilot harried hunts, rather than hunted for juice. But the non-fictional British pilot, one Bryan Griffiths, faces a decidedly...

Michigan Mulls Moose Hunt

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Here's a blurb about The Michigan Moose Project from the state's Department of Natural Resources: "By the 1970s, the white-tailed deer population in the Lake Superior watershed in the Upper Peninsula had declined drastically,...

Shotgun Wedding

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And yes, there's another gun. I mean, "one" after the jump.

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Rifleman: Park Unprepared for Animal Escape

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According to their website, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in California has "a porcupine, an anteaters (sic), macaws and other fascinating creatures." Which includes tigers. And cougars. And elephants. According to the park's former "animal...

Minnesota: Let Them Eat Crow

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Minnesota's Startribune.com reminds us that today marks the start of crow hunting season. The author making the announcement is full of shit. Well, he was covered with it; as a boy; hunting crows. "In...

Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Dexter’s Lab Edition

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The Fresno Bee tells us that the hunter shot by his Labrador when the dog stepped on his gun (disengaging the safety, no less) "broke one of the cardinal rules of hunting...

Wisconsin Launches $2m Deer Study

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Federal stimulus package money is not behind Wisconsin's $2m new study “Investing in Wisconsin’s White-tails." The Badger State's study "to improve the long-term management of a sustainable and healthy deer herd" will receive Pittman...

Florida Launches Reptile Hunting Season

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is offering a "special chance" for hunters to capture and remove "reptiles of concern" from the Everglades. From March 8 to April 17, residents with a...

“I don’t do it because it’s the best way to kill coyotes. I do...

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First things first. "Assuming all other aspects of hunting regulations are complied with," says Captain Woody Erickson of the New York Department of Environmental Conservation told syracuse.com, "the act of hunting coyotes while on...