Michigan Game Ranch Owner Sentenced for Falsifying CWD Testing Info

Travis SmolaGame ranch owner gets jail and fines for false CWD information. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has been cracking down more and more when it comes to chronic wasting disease (CWD) and violations related to the deadly neurological disease. Now the DNR has just announced a game ranch owner has been sentenced on…

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Another top-10 all-time bear harvest in Pennsylvania

Despite one of the worst opening days in more than three decades of bear hunting, Pennsylvania charted yet another top-10 bear harvest in 2017. Hunters harvested 3,438 bears in the 2017 seasons, with the archery harvest of 493 bears and the extended-season harvest of 1,083 bears setting records for those seasons. Forty-eight bears weighing 500…

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Capable Partners gets physically challenged into the outdoors

Capable Partners’ mission statement is to “provide opportunities for personal growth and independence for physically challenged persons and able-bodied partners through participation in fishing, hunting, and related outdoor activities.” (Capable Partners photo) When Evan Newton was 13 years old, he was diagnosed with a rare nerve disease. At 39, that same disease confined him to…

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Kinsey’s Acquires Pape’s

Mount Joy, PA — It is with great excitement that Kinsey’s Inc. is able to announce the acquisition of Pape’s Inc. Kinsey’s has been strategically considering opening a second warehouse for many years. A second location will allow them to serve existing customers better and reach new markets with faster service. The ability to reach a…

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Minnesota and South Dakota Working Hard to Understand CWD Impact

Popular hunting states are in overdrive studying the effects of chronic wasting disease. Joining the list of states paying close attention the impact of CWD are South Dakota and Minnesota. Both states had a significant number of disease reports last year. This year, they’re going after the disease in big ways. Photo Credit: South Dakota…

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Spring activities in Pennsylvania outdoors losing out to winter’s stronghold

The stream in the accompanying photo is a well-known trout destination that runs through woods, fields, farmlands and old-time settings. Luckily, it is located near my home. But as beautiful and welcoming as it does appear now, it may well provide a difficult experience for trout anglers hoping to rid themselves of winter’s doldrums when…

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Oregon Poachers to Pay Thousands in Restitution for Killing of 8X6 Bull Elk

Oregon State PoliceThree men receive huge fines after an elk poaching case from September 2017. Last September, we reported on an elk poaching case out of Glide, Oregon, where someone illegally took an 8×7 trophy bull elk from closed area. The poachers responsible have now pled guilty in the Douglas County Circuit Court. Receiving the biggest…

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