Deer Lures Targeted In CWD Spread?

Oct. 7, 2009 — The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s chief veterinarian this week recommended the
statewide prohibition of scents and attractants utilizing deer urine in an
effort to prevent the spread of chronic wasting disease to The Keystone State.
You’ll also read about the continuing surge in U.S. firearms sales, and a new
hunting promotion from an NFL team, and more!

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Rooting Out Root Poachers

Sept. 30, 2009 — Investigators in Ohio believe rising unemployment and a tough economy is
driving some ginseng diggers in the state to illegally harvest the root on
private land and out of season. We also bring you news about the milestone
reached by America’s most popular shotgun maker, and the latest states with the
dubious distinction of being leaders in deer/vehicular accidents.

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Shave And A Haircut … And An AK-47

Sept. 23, 2009 — Remember when your local barbershop was the bastion of all things masculine and
outdoors — such as hunting, fishing and guns? Well, we found a shop in Kentucky
where "guns and guts" still count, and where getting a haircut gives
you a chance to win an AK-47 rifle. We also bring you the story of a Canadian
bowhunter who defended himself from an attacking grizzly bear using only a
hunting arrow, and more!

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Happy Hunting Ground

Sept. 16, 2009 — In a made-for-the-Outdoor-News-Hound-event, an avid hunter and gun owner from
South Carolina who died earlier this month at the age of 90 was buried last
week — along with all his favorite firearms and his classic 1973 Pontiac. This
week you’ll also read about a county ordinance that concerns hound hunters in
West Virginia, and a new study that may explain how chronic wasting disease is
spread.

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Crossbow Regulations Finally Final In Pennsylvania?

Sept. 9, 2009 — After more than 10 months of votes, reversals and re-votes, the Pennsylvania
Board of Game Commissioners has apparently finally approved the crossbow for
use in the state’s archery-only hunting seasons for 2009. You’ll also read
about women packing handguns in Connecticut and about a new study showing that
young bucks have as much fun as old ones.

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Beware Of The ‘Misinformation Superhighway’

Sept. 2, 2009 — The World Wide Web is undoubtedly a modern marvel for instant communication and
the exchange of information, but it also has its dubious side. Recently,
firearms enthusiasts have been deluged with e-mails about so-called legislative
threats to gun ownership. The truth is they are bogus and seriously
exaggerated. You’ll also read about a talented Colorado black bear, and much
more!

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Colorado’s Bear/Human Problems Continue To Surge

Aug. 26, 2009 — Abundant forage in the Colorado high country hasn’t deterred more and more
black bears from wandering into urban areas this summer, resulting in hundreds
of bear complaints, one fatality, attacks, and a growing number of residential
break-ins. You’ll also read about an unusual new shooting ordinance in
Pennsylvania, and some numbers indicating the popularity of bird watching in the United States.

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Today’s Hunters Face A ‘Growing’ Problem

Aug. 19, 2009 — As hunters prepare to head to the backcountry for early season big-game
scouting, authorities in an increasing number of popular hunting locales are
warning sportsmen about the likelihood for confrontations with armed and
ruthless marijuana growers on public lands. You’ll also read about an Ohio
eagle with a bad grip, and an Alaskan fishing guide with excellent reflexes.

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Survey: More Americans Support Guns For Protection

Aug. 12, 2009 — A new public opinion poll appears to confirm a major shift in the average
American’s perception of personal firearms ownership and concealed carry
laws — the results may surprise you. You’ll also read about a new, two-tier CCW
permit in North Dakota, and an online program to match hunters with landowners in
The Lone Star State.

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