Dead’ Buck Strikes Back

Dec. 3, 2008 — After two apparently good shots with his .270, a Missouri hunter walked up to claim his 240-pound buck that lay motionless on the ground. That’s
when the big bruiser leapt to its feet and came after the deer hunter, knocking
him on his keister and raking him repeatedly with its 9-point rack! You’ll also
read about the sentencing of two deer smugglers on federal charges last week,
and new concealed-carry reciprocity agreements in West Virginia.

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Heartland Hunters: Watch For Meth By-Products

Nov. 26, 2008 — With the opening of firearms deer season, the Indiana State Police
issued an ominous warning for hunters to avoid touching and moving items they
find in the woods that may be associated with clandestine methamphetamine
production. We also bring you stories about a politically motivated attack by a
buc,k and a double cougar sighting by Minnesota deer hunters.

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A 2-Day State Sales Tax Holiday On Gun Purchases

Nov. 19, 2008 — Can you say "Happy Holidays?" South Carolina is waiving its state
sales tax on the purchase of all firearms for the two days after Thanksgiving.
We also bring you news about the decline of small game hunting in Michigan and
the booming bear population in West Virginia.

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Trailcam Helps Nab Trespasser, Hunt Disrupter

Nov. 12, 2008 — We’ve heard some great trail camera stories in the past few years, but this
week we’ll tell you about the first time (that we know about) that one of the
digital wonders led to charges of hunter harassment. We also bring you stories
about a home-crashing buck, and another about how a Chinese restaurant found
itself in hot water over a little extracurricular venison carving.

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Worm Grunters’ Subject Of Study

Oct. 29, 2008 — New research by a Vanderbilt University biological sciences professor into the
practice of "worm grunting" or "fiddling" points to an
interesting scientific and biological explanation for why the historical
practice of rubbing wood stakes to cause vibrations draws earthworms above the
ground to be collected for fishing bait. Also this week, you’ll read about how
a hunter’s digital trail camera confirmed the existence of a mountain lion in
Louisiana, and much more!

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Bad Economy = More Hunting?

Oct. 22, 2008 — You know what they say about dark clouds and silver linings. A new report that looks
at trends in hunting license sales concludes that during tough times and
economic downturns, more sportsmen may actually purchase licenses and go
hunting! We also bring you news of a record price brought by an antique gun at
an auction, and much more!

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West Virginia Leads Deer Hit Parade — Again!

Oct. 15, 2008 — If you’re not into bows, rifles, slug-guns or muzzleloaders, your best chance
of dispatching a whitetail another way — via the motorized method — can be
found in the hills of West Virginia, where one in every 45 drivers will become
more closely acquainted with their insurance agents this year. Also this week,
you’ll read about two foxes in an SUV and much more!

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Bow In SUV Leads To School Suspension

Oct. 8, 2008 — A rural Minnesota high school football player is currently serving a two-week suspension
from school after he forgot he left a cased hunting bow in his SUV while it was
parked in a school lot. Also this week, you’ll read the story of a father who
saved his son from an attacking grizzly with one shot from his bow, a grateful
hunter whose family heirloom shotgun was recovered a quarter century after it
was stolen, and more!

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Hide The Beer,’ Indeed

Oct. 1, 2008 — Thanks to the Marketing Minds in Milwaukee, beginning this week beer cans will
be even easier for the outdoorsman to accidentally misplace while in the field
or forest this fall. That’s because a unique can design incorporates a generic,
woodland-type camouflage pattern. This week we also tell you how DNA evidence
helps nab a poacher, and explain the odds a certain VP candidate had for
bagging a moose in Alaska.

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