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


Grizzlies In Colorado?

Nov. 1, 2006 — The Colorado Division of Wildlife has announced it is investigating a credible report of a grizzly bear sighting in the San Isabel National Forest near Independence Pass, southeast of Aspen. We also bring you stories about disturbing downward trends in camping and National Park use, a lucky unemployed angler, and more!


Vigilance, Oh Brave Bream!

Oct. 18, 2006 — We bring you news about some major United States’ cities that have enlisted one of our
favorite panfish, the bluegill, to monitor their public drinking water supply
as an early detection system against possible terrorism. In addition, there’s
an offbeat tale about two Minnesota lovebirds, news of problem bears on the
border, and more! READ MORE ›

Coons Gone Bad

Sept. 27, 2006 — The residents of an Olympia, Wash., neighborhood have formed a Raccoon Watch Program after about 10 cats were killed in a three-block area by what are said
to be "vicious, urban raccoons." Yep, they’re ‘coons, and they’re baaaaad. We also bring you a lesson on Alaska poop identification, and a tale about some not-so-bright trespassers who went fishing without permission on a pond belonging to the county sheriff. Can you say, "Duh?"


Good Fishing, Good Story

Aug. 23, 2006 — This week we share one of the most heart-warming fishing tales we’ve come across in a long time, about a boy and his grandfather who will share a state fishing record. In addition, we offer a “heads-up” about a new animated movie with a potential anti-hunting message, a wild story about an airborne bull snake, and


Hunter Education — Not A Blast

May 3, 2006 — A Montana hunter education instructor may face disciplinary action after he accidentally discharged a shotgun in class last week — but we’re sure his students learned an invaluable lesson in the process. Also this week, we go way down upon the Suwannee River for a tale about leaping sturgeon, bring you news about noodlin’, and much more.