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  1. Another conservative deer season set to rebuild population. Licenses on sale Aug. 1

    Hunters can expect another conservative deer season in 2015 as management continues to rebuild deer numbers across much of the state, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources said. "The 2015 deer hunting regulations will be quite similar to last year, with one-deer limits in most of the state," said Leslie McInenly, big game program leader for the DNR.

  2. DEC Announces Sporting License System Improvements

    Improvements to the state Department of Environmental Conservation's sporting license-issuance and game harvest reporting system are in place in time for this year's hunting season, DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman announced today. In addition, DEC changed the Deer Management Assistance Program to streamline the program and expand opportunities for landowners needing deer management assistance.

  3. Group starts self-policing program for confined deer hunting

    A trade group for high-fenced preserves in Indiana where farm-raised deer are hunted is starting a voluntary self-policing program. Indiana Deer and Elk Farmers Association Chairman Gary Jacobson tells The Journal Gazette that hunting preserves validated by the Indiana Deer Advisory Council will meet certain requirements for safety, fair chase and record keeping.

  4. All Outdoors: Time for Massachusetts to allow Sunday hunting

    A walk in the woods gets an early start on things, and it's always fun to observe nature's ways. It's that time again when hunters are gearing up for the fall seasons.

  5. Outdoors notes

    Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper. You can view today's paper or previous issues.

  6. After lion kill, bowhunters under the gun

    Glenn Hisey of the 8,000-member Pope and Young Club posed with some of the 29 North American big-game species - all killed by bow and arrow - that are on display at the club's museum in Chatfield, Minn. A collection of about 3,000 broadhead arrow tips also is displayed on several walls.

  7. See photos from Day 1 of the Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival

    Ed Standler says he likes duck hunting because of the camaraderie and, unlike deer hunting, you don't have to keep quiet. "You can fool around and laugh," says Standler, who began duck hunting in 1996 and now serves as president of the Saginaw Bay Chapter of the Michigan Duck Hunters Association.

  8. The lion hunter's house of horror: Dentist 'wanted to show off...

    The lion hunter's house of horror: Dentist 'wanted to show off Cecil in special shrine, which contains than than 50 animal heads' The brazen dentist has also kitted out the taxidermy showroom with a drinks bar where he sits and admires his handiwork Walter Palmer, the despised hunter who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has a special 'hunting shrine' where he is believed to display the heads of more than 50 animals he has killed from across the world. And neighbours say the building - on a 650-acre plot the dentist owns in rural Minnesota - is where Cecil's head was destined to be mounted.

  9. Captain's Log: Exercise Patience and Camouflage to View Wildlife

    Think about what critters see, hear and smell when you want to view them in candid situations. Prepare correctly and be patient enough and the rewards can be spectacular.

  10. Tour on two wheels

    Minnesota's Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Tom Landwehr took a tour of the southwest portion of the state during his Prairie Pedal Bicycle Tour this week. A core group of roughly a dozen riders, including Marshall Mayor and avid cyclist Bob Byrnes, started the trip Wednesday in Luverne, picking up additional riders and guests along the way, before commencing their nearly 150 mile ride Friday afternoon in Marshall.

  11. Duck, goose seasons will be good in Oregon; permit zone goose hunt ends

    Ossian Laspa of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, seen here checking a Canada goose in March, will have been the last person to run the Sauvie Island goose checkstation. Pending approval by the Fish and Wildlife Commission Friday, the checkstations will be eliminated and some rules relaxed for the complex hunt in Northwest Oregon.

  12. Hunting 'elitism' in Scotland challenged after Cecil killing

    IT was a killing that caused a global outcry and led to calls for the extradition of an American man accused of illegally "poaching" a lion on an organised trip in Zimbabwe. The death of Cecil has also put the issue of hunting under the spotlight.

  13. The real cost of trophy game hunting

    The death of Cecil the Zimbabwean lion has shone the spotlight on the lucrative business of trophy game hunting - but is there any more to this $200m industry than the desire of rich white men to demonstrate their machismo? There were 16 000 game hunts in Namibia alone last year, while about 600 lion "trophies" were shipped out of Africa - about half of them to the US. A 10-day "elephant package" can cost up to $36 000 , while one hunter recently handed over $350 000 at a Dallas auction for the right to kill a single endangered black rhino in Namibia and take it home to the US.

  14. The woods draw us in

    Alright guys, it's officially okay to admit that you're getting the deer hunting bug. I think the certified time for confession is after the first sign of an acorn shows up on an oak tree.

  15. Lileks: Lost luggage was just the first step in this adventure

    There's no feeling quite like watching the baggage carousel stop and realizing your bag hasn't come down. It's like watching grade school let out for the day and your kid doesn't come out the door.

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