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When used responsibly, an ATV can be an outdoorsman's best friend. They're tough, powerful and simple machines that can get you deep into the wilderness and back out again. Think of it as a modern-day pack mule. But there are some specifics you need to know to keep your quad running and to stay safe on the trail. Learn all of the basics by clicking the links below.
Often times, finding the best hunting spot means getting as far away from the crowds as possible. These days more and more hunters are doing so by hopping in their all-terrain vehicle or four-wheel drive truck (obviously while keeping on legal trails and off fragile habitat). Hunting and off-roading just seem to go hand in had, after all, we all have our favorite hunting vehicles right?
But it never hurts to brush up on safety practices for off-roading before the season starts, and that's where the Recreational Off-Highway Vehicle Association comes in. Sponsored by Arctic Cat, BRP, Polaris and Yamaha, the association is hosting an online course that covers key driving risks, safe riding practices and proper vehicle operation.
A 29-year-old man who ignored a closed and posted state forest road and caused substantial damage while breaching a locked gate with his Chevy Blazer 4x4 was sentenced by a Washington state judge to make a public apology and confession on YouTube.
After a six-member District Court jury found Camas, WA resident Rickey Sharratt guilty of misdemeanor destruction of state-owned property earlier this year, a Washington Department of Natural Resources officer came up with the novel idea of filming a video featuring the public lands scofflaw confessing his crime for the viewing public to enjoy. Sentencing Judge James Swanger liked the concept, giving Sharratt a choice between the video or mandatory time on a public service work crew.