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Are Grizzly Attacks Really on the Rise?
Increasing grizzly populations, mountain town sprawl, and more tourists mean we’re seeing a surge in deadly bear attacks. It’s a good theory. The only problem? It isn’t true
British Columbia’s Mega Mine Gold Rush Threatens Wilderness, Salmon, and the Outdoor Lifestyle in Southeast Alaska
Proposed gold mines in B.C. are setting the region’s wilderness history and its mining future on a collision course
Weed Growers: The Evolution of Food Plots, Roundup Spraying, and Deer Habitat Management
A popular management trend is about moving away from blanket spraying native weeds and from planting as many food plots as possible. The result: more wildlife and bigger bucks
Do We Need to Better Regulate Coyote Trapping in Order to Save It—and Save Our Bird Hunting Dogs?
Across the West, snares intended for coyotes sometimes catch bird hunters’ dogs. Can anything be done to reduce conflict between upland hunters and coyote trappers?
Why Is Deer Hunting in the Northwoods on the Decline? And Will It Ever Rebound?
Whitetail numbers are down in the Northwoods of Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Here’s how wolves, winter, and habitat all play a complex role in the decline
The Show Must Go On: Inside the Pandemic SHOT Show, and What’s Next for the Firearms Industry
After COVID-19 shut down the 2021 SHOT Show, the National Shooting Sports Foundation was determined to put on the firearms industry's largest trade show this year
Boone and Crockett Says the Use of Smart Riflescopes, GPS-Enabled Tech, and Trail Cams That Transmit Images In Real Time Isn’t Fair Chase
Trophy animals taken with any of these technologies are no longer eligible for the record book. Here's why B&C is cracking down
How a Dam Malfunction on the Madison River Nearly Wrecked a Blue-Ribbon Fishery
The Hebgen Dam malfunction that occurred in early December could have had catastrophic effects on trout populations were it not for the local community that came to the river’s rescue
Are You Getting Bad Blood Trails with the 6.5 Creedmoor? This Is Why
The 6.5 Creed offers plenty of advantages for deer hunters, but it’s still puzzling lots of hunters who are making lethal shots on deer—and not recovering them
Is Trapping in America on the Brink of Extinction, or at the Beginning of a Comeback?
Low fur prices, anti-trapping laws, and an increase in participation? We take a deep dive into the state of trapping in the U.S.