As we reported earlier in the month, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife recently announced that they would be presenting changes to the rules and regulations regarding the raising of game birds and the training of hunting dogs. Well, dog owners in Northern Oregon were not pleased, and they made their voices heard!
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Fall hunting season is well under way, and if you haven’t yet snagged a strong, dependable hunting knife, don’t worry. There is still plenty of time left in the season to get one. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have oodles of money to be throwing around, either. Not a problem. The following are the top three hunting knives under $100. Enjoy!
If you think Portland is nothing more than a bunch of yuppies, you haven’t met the staff at Trackers Earth. Trackers Earth, formally Trackers NW, is an organization based in Portland, Ore., that is part outdoor education program, part wilderness survival program, part environmental activist group, and part sustainable living collective.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has made an interesting request of Oregon bowhunters: teeth.
Black-tailed deer teeth, to be precise. According to a press release earlier this week, ODFW biologists use teeth collected from hunters to determine the age of the deer, which can then be used for population modeling. The age of the deer is determined by analyzing the roots of the sample tooth, and is apparently quite accurate.
No, this isn’t the latest reality TV craze. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife announced today that the wolf pack they’ve been tracking east of Joseph in Wallowa County, called the Imnaha Wolf Pack, have added at least four new pups to their pack. Motion-activated trail cameras caught footage of the four new pups and six adult wolves, including the alpha female. Four pups is a bit low compared to the average pup litter size of five, but ODFW officials say there may be more pups the cameras didn’t catch.
Everyone knows the best time to buy a new swimsuit is in the dead of winter. Retail shops have long been discounting their off-season products in order to boost sales. Well, late-season hunting is no different! Now is the perfect time to stock up on products you’ll need for late-season deer, elk and other big-game hunting. Here are our top Coast hunting products:
1. Damascus Bowie Knife
Every hunter needs a good Bowie knife, and the Coast Damascus Bowie is the best around. With a stainless steel blade, stag bone handle and brass accents, this knife is both tough and good-looking. The 11-inch blade comes with a leather sheath and is a perfect all-purpose hunting knife.
This is one lost dog you probably won’t see on a poster.
The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed reports this week that they have lost the alpha male from the only confirmed pair of breeding wolves in the state. According to ODFW wolf coordinator Russ Morgan, the wolf has been missing for over three weeks. While it is not uncommon for an animal’s GPS tracking collar to fall off or fail, there is also the possibility that the wolf is dead.