Above a sandhill crane watches intently as I photograph the scene. The birds have returned, so can spring be far behind? And, yes, robins came back with them.
Daniel Richards, president of the California Fish and Game Commission, legally shot a mountain lion in Northern Idaho. But, when his photo was posted in an outdoor publication, the animal rights whackos wanted his neck. Why? Because lion hunting in California is illegal.
So the whackos want his job because he supports hunting as a viable means to control wildlife populations and puts his money where his mouth is. Because he spent a huge sum of money, which is used to support a legal hunting operation and Idaho wildlife management. Because he’s a hunter!
“It’s not illegal. But Read more
A wastewater site has become a temporary home for a photogenic snowy owl in Western Michigan. Story, photos, and video here…
A pen-raised antelope traveled more than 200 miles in three months before finding his own herd. Now he’s mixed with a herd from Mexico.
Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/news/articles/2012/02/18/20120218released-antelope-goes-quest-finds-herd.html#ixzz1mjFz2lTA
It will be Cabela’s second retail store in Michigan, joining the Dundee location on the east side of the state. Construction is expected to start this summer in Grandville, with completion in spring 2013. More here…
The Michigan Deer and Turkey Spectacular is in Lansing this weekend at 333 Michigan Ave., Friday through Sunday. Event details and discount coupons here…
Steve Hindi, president of SHARK (SHowing Animals Respect and Kindness), said his group was preparing to launch its Mikrokopter drone to video what he called a live pigeon shoot on Sunday when law enforcement officers and an attorney claiming to represent the privately-owned plantation near Ehrhardt tried to stop the aircraft from flying.
“Seconds after it hit the air, numerous shots rang out,” Hindi said in the release. “As an act of revenge for us shutting down the pigeon slaughter, they had shot down our copter.”
Sen. Jeff Siddoway (R-Terreton) proposed a bill last week that would allow Idahoans to hunt wolves from ultra-light aircraft and use live bait in traps. Interesting…this while animal-rights whackos use ultralights to harass hunters. More here…
A vegan-turned-hunter reignites the connection between humans and their food sources and continues the dialogue begun by Michael Pollan and Barbara Kingsolver in his newly released book, The Mindful Carnivore: A Vegetarian’s Hunt for Sustenance
As a boy, Tovar Cerulli spent his summers fishing for trout and hunting bullfrogs. While still in high school, he began to experiment with vegetarianism. By the age of twenty he was a vegan. A decade later, in the face of declining health, he returned to omnivory and within a few years found himself headed into the woods, rifle in hand. Read more
PHOENIX — The National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory in Ashland, Oregon, has determined that Mexican wolf mp1242 died as the result of a gunshot wound.
On Nov. 23, 2011, Arizona Game and Fish Department personnel on the Mexican wolf Interagency Field Team (IFT) were contacted by Read more