Archive for the ‘Hunting News’ Category

WDFW begins Accepting Applications For ALEA Grants Next Month

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Are you a hunting, fishing, or outdoor enthusiast? Do you live in the State of Washington? Do you get really excited about helping preserve your state’s amazing fish and wildlife? Well, then the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to hear from you!

According to a press release, the WDFW will begin accepting grant applications on Dec. 1 for volunteer-based projects aimed at benefiting the state’s population of fish and wildlife. The grants will be funded by the Aquatic Land Enhancement Account and will provide reimbursement for volunteer projects that work towards the conservation of fish and wildlife or promote public enjoyment of the state’s native species. Both organizations and individuals are encouraged to apply.

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Dog Owners to ODFW: Put a Leash On It!

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

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!

Dog trainers and pheasant hunters are beginning to weigh in on ODFW's proposed rule changes. - Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Dog trainers and pheasant hunters are beginning to weigh in on ODFW's proposed rule changes. - Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

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ODFW Announces Public Meetings On Revised Dog and Raptor Rules

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Listen up, hunting enthusiasts! The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced a schedule of public meetings at which they will present several proposed changes to the current rules regarding the training of hunting dogs and raptors.

No, not the dinosaurs. The birds.

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Top Fall Hunting Knives For Under $100

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

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!

Hardwood Hunter

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Trackers Earth Teach Urbanites Wilderness Survival

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

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.

At Trackers Earth, kids learn valuable outdoor survival skills. - Picture courtesy of Trackers Earth

At Trackers Earth, kids learn valuable outdoor survival skills. - Picture courtesy of Trackers Earth

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The Best Fall Hunting Knives

Saturday, September 18th, 2010
All-Purpose Folding Knife

All-Purpose Folding Knife

The fall hunting season is a great time of year, with game both big and small ready to be bagged. But there’s nothing worse than going to field dress your recent kill and realizing your hunting knife is dull and useless. Whether it’s a buck or a turkey, field dressing requires a sharp, strong blade. Here are our Top 3 hunting knife picks for the 2010 fall season.

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Fall Turkey Hunting Tips

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Always make sure you travel with the proper tools, like this high-quality turkey skinning knife from Coast.

Always make sure you travel with the proper tools, like this high-quality turkey skinning knife from Coast.

Fall is finally here, and with it comes the fun and adventure of turkey hunting season. But before you grab your LED flashlight and hunting knife and head out into the woods, it’s good to make sure you know the basic ins-and-outs of fall turkey hunting. Here are a few useful tips for a successful hunt this year.

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Washington Poacher Caught and Charged

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
Bowie Hunting Knife: Good / Poaching: Baaaaaaaad

Bowie Hunting Knife: Good / Poaching: Baaaaaaaad

A Washington man was arrested and charged with four gross misdemeanor counts of illegal poaching last week, according to a Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife press release.

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