California Angler Eats Possible Record Fish!

Sept. 24, 2008 — Don’t bring up catch and release fishing to Steve Oudomsouk, an immigrant from Laos who now lives in Southern California. When Steve catches a fish, he takes it home and eats it — even if it might be a state record! Also this week, you’ll read about a "scrawny" Alaska halibut that netted an angler
$10,000, and a Canadian angler who battled a bear over his coho salmon.

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Where The ‘Ds’ And The ‘Rs’ Stand On Guns

Sept. 17, 2008 — With the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions now history, both parties
have released their official manifestos tailored toward providing their
philosophy and direction for the next four years. Read each party’s complete
platform on The Second Amendment and gun control. Also this week, we bring you
news about an electric fence aimed at protecting outfitter camps from grizzly
raids, and much more!

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Fish, Wildlife Service Phone Number Not What It’s Quacked Up To Be

Sept. 10, 2008 — In what the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is calling "an unfortunate
typographical error," a phone number contained on a card affixed to its
2008-2009 Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp connects callers to a
telephone sex chat line! This week, you’ll also read about efforts to prevent
the spread of CWD in Michigan, an anti-hunting ballot initiative reject by
voters in Alaska, and more!

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Poll: Sportsmen Want Angler, Hunter As President

Sept. 3, 2008 — A poll released last week indicates that sportsmen would prefer to have someone
who understands hunting, fishing, wildlife conservation, and firearms issues in
The White House. Also this week, you’ll read about how microchips can be used
to catch both antler and cactus poachers, and much more!

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Dogs Find Human Yawns Contagious

Aug. 27, 2008 — A study released last week reveals that dogs are affected by our yawning the
same way other humans are: they often start yawning, too. This week, you’ll also
read about a new deer-recognition program for hunters in Alabama, the strong
first quarter sales in firearms and ammo, and more.

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Carolina Road Rage: Pistol Trumps Ball Bat

Aug. 20, 2008 — When a screaming, angry, bat-wielding Hilton Head, S.C., driver pulled into a
parking lot last week and confronted a young man who had been driving slowly
because he was lost, the aggressor got more than he bargained for. This week,
you’ll also read about why you shouldn’t always trust your GPS, and the
frightening tale of a 4-legged cat burglar.

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Summer In Montana: Wolves And Sasquatch

Aug. 13, 2008 — Two creatures — one recently reinstated to the federal endangered species list
and the other mythical — were identified in separate sightings on the same
interstate highway this week in Montana. You’ll also read about the passing of
the creator of the "Doll Fly," and yet another story proving that
game poachers are anything but the sharpest tools in the shed.

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Turtle Kisser Speaks With Forked Tongue

July 30, 2008 — Hey, Outdoor News-Hounders! Just when you think you’ve seen and heard
everything weird that could possibly occur between people and wild critters,
this week we’d like to introduce you to Calvin "Clicker" Embry. In
addition, we also bring you the story of the new Oklahoma state whitetail
record that was broken twice in 2007, as well as forecasts for 2008 waterfowl,
and Kansas pheasants

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Wedding March: Here Comes The Dog

Aug. 6, 2008 — Here at The Outdoor News Hound, we know how passionate South Louisiana
sportsmen are about their duck hunting. That’s why we’re not surprised that one
hunter and his wife-to-be chose their Labrador retriever to serve as the
ring-bearer at their wedding last week. You’ll also read about an interesting
trespassing deterrent being used by foresters in India — crocodiles — and
more!

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