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New Texas record buck?

The details were still cloudy at press time, but word on the street is that eastern Texas has produced a record book whitetail that ranks as the highest scoring open range non-typical ever reported statewide in the 22-year history history

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Mule deer numbers decline in parts of Colorado

Mule deer numbers are declining in Southwest Colorado, with populations near Groundhog Reservoir and Mesa Verde National Park suffering the largest declines. Trends for the past 15 years show a consistent drop in estimated populations in the region. Fly-over surveys,

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Hunting gaining popularity with Europe’s women

t’s raining hard and almost dark as Walter Rienzner, perched on a raised shooting platform, drops the bombshell in a whisper: women might be better hunters than men. “They have respect for the animal,” says the grizzled 48-year-old, part of

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Time: Rules of hunting about to change

TIME’s recent cover story makes the case that more hunting is the only way to control resurgent populations of deer, bears, raccoons and other overpopulated wildlife. Though Americans nearly wiped out many of these species 50 years ago, conservation laws

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Texas singer dies in hunting accident

Texas singer and songwriter Steven Fromholz has died in a hunting accident when a rifle fell and discharged. The Schleicher County Sheriff’s Office on Monday said the accident happened at the Flying B Ranch near Eldorado, about 40 miles south of San

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Rhino hunt auction winner fears for life

A North Texas man who paid $350,000 for the right to hunt an endangered African black rhino said he’s had to hire full-time security due to death threats after his name was leaked onto the Internet. Corey Knowlton told Dallas

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Men plead guilty to smuggling narwhal tusks

Jay G. Conrad, of Lakeland, Tenn., pleaded guilty today in the District of Maine to conspiring to illegally import and traffic narwhal tusks, conspiring to launder money, and illegally trafficking narwhal tusks, announced Robert G. Dreher, Acting Assistant Attorney General

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