Archive for the ‘Hunting News’ Category

Tips for Cleaning Small Game

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Quickly and easily cleaning small game is an important skill for any outdoor enthusiast to possess. If you get lost in the woods, knowing how to clean and cook small game may save your life. If you live in an urban area and disaster strikes, small game may be the only thing that keeps you from starving. The following are brief tips for cleaning small game effectively.

Always remember to use a sharp hunting knife or skinning knife when cleaning small game.

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Hunting Knife Safety Tips

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Sporting Knife

Sporting Knife

Whether you’re a hunting expert or just getting started, knowing how to correctly hold, use, and care for a hunting knife is of great importance. Using a knife improperly can be incredibly dangerous, but by observing the following basic safety tips you will reduce the risk associated your sporting knife.

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Turkey Hunting Resources

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
Damascus Blade Skinner Knife

Damascus Blade Skinner Knife

The Oregon turkey hunting season is here and will last until May 31. Like big game hunting, a lot of knowledge and experience (not to mention good hunting knives) goes into a good turkey hunt, but for some hunters getting started can be a bit overwhelming. The following is a list of turkey hunting resources that you’ll want to read before heading out on a hunt. Even if you’re an experienced hunter it doesn’t hurt to brush up on the basics before going out.

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Spring Hunting Season Preparations

Friday, March 4th, 2011

The spring hunting season is only a few weeks away, which means it is time to start making those much needed preparations! From renewing permits to checking your equipment, there is a lot to do before the big season starts. Here are three steps you should not skip if you plan on hunting in the Pacific Northwest this spring.

Stock up on a new hardwood hunting knife before the spring season starts.

Stock up on a new hardwood hunting knife before the spring season starts.

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COAST Currently Sponsoring 2011 Big Game Tour

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
COAST will sponsor the 2011 Heads & Horns Display Tour

COAST will sponsor the 2011 Heads & Horns Display Tour

Forget the gun show – if you want hunting equipment, you can go to a supply store. And pass on the sportsman show – if you want to talk fishing knives or poles, join an internet forum. The REAL hunting-related tour this year is the Northwest Big Game Inc.’s 2011 Tour of the Northwest’s Heads & Horns Wall of Kings Display.

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Rabies detected in Cave Junction foxes

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Never approach a wild animal that exhibits any symptom of rabies. Southern Oregon continues to see an unusually high case of rabies in local fox populations, a press release from the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently stated.

According to the release, nine cases of rabid foxes have been reported in the Cave Junction area since the beginning of 2010. ODFW biologists and veterinarians have met to discuss concerns that this increase in rabies cases could be trouble for local pet populations.

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January Outdoor Calendar

Monday, January 10th, 2011
Coast January Outdoor Events Calendar

Coast January Outdoor Events Calendar

January is a perfect time of year to stay inside and keep warm, but for many outdoor enthusiasts that just doesn’t sound like much fun. Luckily, the following outdoor-related activities make for a perfect compromise! As you will probably notice, the theme of this month’s events are “Stay In and Learn!” Whether it’s tying flies or sharpening your hunting knife, there’s plenty of outdoor-related fun to be had indoors this month. Enjoy!

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WDFW Now Accepting Applications For Master Hunter Program

Thursday, January 6th, 2011
Do you have what it takes to be a Master Hunter? Apply now! - Photo courtesty of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Do you have what it takes to be a Master Hunter? Apply now! – Photo courtesty of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Attention Washington hunters! Do you have what it takes to be a MASTER HUNTER? Well, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has the program for you!

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