Study: Gun Dogs ExcelAt Visual Contact, Commands

Aug. 5, 2009 — New research conducted at a Hungarian university indicates that through 10,000
years of human/canine relations, gun dogs have evolved to be superior to other
breeds in comprehending visual commands. Also this week, we bring you stories
about how guns and hunting gear appear to be immune from the current economic
downturn, and more!

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Gardener Discovers Unlikely Deer Deterrent

July 29, 2009 — Have you tried everything from soap shavings to coyote urine to keep hungry
deer out of your vegetable garden and flowerbeds? A Maryland gardener claims
that pesky whitetail deer have not bothered his vegetable garden for the past
two years — ever since he strung bright yellow crime scene tape around it!
Also this week you’ll read about how fishing is enjoyed by more Americans than
golf and tennis combined, and much more!

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Oh My! Bear In The Kitchen!

July 22, 2009 — Bob Dennis says he’s seen plenty of black bears around his Flint Hill, Va.,
farm, but he never expected to bump into one in his kitchen one night last
week. We also bring you news of the end of an era, with the closure of
dozens of Michigan deer check stations, and the report of a new alliance of
governors formed to protect and promote hunting and fishing.

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Dillinger’s Derringer

July 15, 2009 — With the July 1 release of the blockbuster movie “Public Enemies,” and the
subsequent resurgent interest in 1930s bank robber John Dillinger, a pair of
firearms inextricably linked to the Depression-era hoodlum will be auctioned in
coming days. Also this week, you’ll read about a tax holiday for sportsmen and
much more!

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Tossed Around’ By Grizzly

July 8, 2009 — A trio of eastern Idaho houndsmen pursuing black bears last week got more than
they bargained for after their hounds unexpectedly surrounded a female grizzly
with cubs. This week, we also bring you the story of an unusual Coast Guard
rescue, and more!

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Turkey In The Driver’s Seat

July 1, 2009 — Sometimes the stories here at The Outdoor News Hound just seem to write
themselves. Take the tale of the New York state truck driver hauling a load of
manure who found himself in deep you-know-what when a wild turkey flew into his
open tractor/trailer window last week. You’ll also read about how the social-networking website Facebook helped locate a missing angler, and more!

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Official Gun’ For Pennsylvania?

June 24, 2009 — Through proclamation or legislative action, every state in the U.S. has an
official flower, flag, bird, motto, and song. Some even have state mammals,
fish or reptiles. But, to our knowledge here at The Outdoor News Hound, no
state has ever taken action to designate an official firearm. Until now, that
is. You’ll also read about the historical expansion of crossbow hunting seasons
this year, and more!

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A Trophy Montana — Llama? Priceless

Feb. 4, 2009 — The story about an out-of-state hunter who traveled to Montana and mistook a shaggy-furred
feral llama for an elk has recently come to light after photographs of the
field-dressed, shaggy-furred import in the back of a pickup truck began making
the rounds on Internet blogs. The hunter? Well, he’s not talking. You’ll also read
about turkeys going postal this week, and much more!

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Whoops! Angler Enters Endangered Fish In Contest

Jan. 28, 2009 — A sharp-eyed California fisheries researcher perusing the Internet recently was taken aback when he recognized the photo of an endangered and highly protected salmon species — featured on a website spotlighting a tackle shop’s fishing contest! We also bring you stories about a hunter-rights constitutional amendment in Arkansas, and more!

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