WASHINGTON, DC – Government officials, bowing to the bluster of anti-hunters, have closed the hunting of grizzly bears in British Columbia, Canada. This move ignores all sound science that supports a continuation of grizzly bear hunting in that Province.
Safari Club International (SCI) is actively pursuing a number of different avenues to address this pressing issue, including a call to base all wildlife management decisions on sound science that supports sustained use of those renewable resources.
In a letter to the Minister and Deputy Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, SCI stated, “We at Safari Club International are deeply troubled by the recent announcement of the closure of grizzly bear hunting in British Columbia. We feel this decision has been based on emotion and not science. Decisions of this magnitude must be made, using sound science-based conservation. There should have been stakeholder consultations before such drastic action was taken.” Read more
These feral hogs were trapped one night after a trap was set up on Ken Hobbs’ property.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — When Ken Hobbs bought his 362 acres in Reynolds County, it was pristine and he planned to farm cattle and goats on the land. Then feral hogs moved in. Feral hogs are an aggressive invasive species. Their violent nature, rooting habits, and known diseases pose a threat to wildlife, farm crops, and the balance of nature.
“I had planned until this problem got so big to have cattle and goats in here,” Hobbs said. “I’d be afraid to put cattle out there because there’s no way I’m going to have a herd of cattle out there without broken legs, it’s not going to happen.”
The feral hogs didn’t only dash Hobb’s hopes of farming his land, they’ve also significantly decreased the numbers of wildlife that once thrived on the property.
“My turkey population went from one that I could actually go out and see every day, 15 to 20 of them in a flock, and in three to four different places on my property. Now those no longer exist,” he said. Read more
GRINNELL, Iowa (August 15, 2017) – Brownells and Henry Repeating Arms are working together to give one lucky winner a pair of personalized guns and an all-expenses-paid trip for two for an unforgettable experience at Brownells in Grinnell, Iowa.
The Ultimate Brownells/Henry Repeating Arms Experience Giveaway includes travel for two to Brownells for a personal tour and an afternoon at the range learning trick shots from the one and only YouTube icon and trick shooter “22Plinkster.” That evening, the winner and guest will dine with Henry Repeating Arms President Anthony Imperato, Brownells CEO Pete Brownell and 22 Plinkster.
Additionally, the winner will receive a pair of Henry firearms – a rimfire Henry Golden Boy rifle and a Henry Single Shot Shotgun – both to be engraved with a custom serial number of the winner’s choosing. Together, the guns are valued at nearly $1,200.
“We’re thrilled to be able to work with a great American company like Henry,” said Brownells CEO Pete Brownell. “This is a wonderful prize package and we can’t wait to greet the winners and show them a great time.”
“It’s all about the customer at Henry Repeating Arms and Brownells,” added Anthony Imperato. “To be able to spend some quality time with the lucky winners, 22Plinkster and the great folks at Brownells is something I am sincerely looking forward to.”
Contestants can sign up at the Ultimate Brownells/Henry Repeating Arms Experience page starting August 15, and the winner will be drawn on September 1. Full contest rules can be viewed on the contest webpage. Read more