Archive for shawn skipper

Ohio Division of Wildlife Workers Being Investigated for Hunting Deer On the Clock

A group of 18 state of Ohio employees, including a number of Division of Wildlife workers, are being investigated for allegedly hunting deer while they were on the clock.

December 17, 2013

Dumb Poacher Stories: Dec. 2013 Edition

It's been awhile and, for that, we apologize. Without further ado, we present the latest addition of Dumb Poacher Stories.

December 13, 2013

Arizona Woman and Dog Attacked by Javelina

An Arizona woman and her dog were attacked by a javelina last week.

December 11, 2013

Cats, Crashes and More on a Colorado Elk Hunt

Elk are among North America’s greatest game animals, leaving Shawn Skipper a bit excited when he joined Weatherby on his first-ever elk hunt. As luck would have it, five days of chasing what proved to be ever-elusive bulls over the mountainous terrain of central Colorado yielded no harvest. Though unsuccessful, he came back with plenty of stories to tell.

December 04, 2013

Man vs. Cheetah: It's a Draw

NFL players Chris Johnson and Devin Hester went toe-to-toe (so to speak) with the world's fastest animal last week.

December 02, 2013

This Elk is Ready for His Close-Up

A photographer recently had a close-encounter with a young elk in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and brought back video of the incident.

November 15, 2013

Alabama Man Loses Eye to "Pet" Deer

An Alabama man has allegedly been blinded in one eye by a deer he kept as a pet.

November 12, 2013

Kill a Rhino to Save a Rhino?

The Dallas Safari Club is offering one bidder a chance to kill an endangered black rhinoceros—in hopes that the money raised will help save many, many more.

October 29, 2013

Of Feathers and Fur

Canada represents something of a paradise for waterfowl hunters, which made it an ideal location to put some of the year’s hottest new gear—like Mossy Oak’s Shadow Grass Blade camo, Browning's 3½-inch A5 and the latest offerings from Federal Premium—to the test. Associate Online Editor Shawn Skipper recently returned from a waterfowl/predator hunt in Alberta. Get an inside look at the hunt with this gallery.

October 24, 2013

A Gator Goes Shopping

A Florida Wal-Mart was forced to lock its automatic doors when a deal-hungry alligator tried to make its way inside.

October 23, 2013

Watch Where You Step, Eh?

No matter how careful you are in the field, sometimes it's just not your day—especially if you aren't watching where you step.

October 18, 2013

Deer Attacked, Killed By... Eagle?

The London Zoological Society has released images of a deer being attack, and potentially killed, by a golden eagle.

September 26, 2013

Moose Get Drunk, Form "Gang"

Drunken moose kept a man in Sweden from reaching his front door, forcing him to call the authorities for assistance.

September 19, 2013

Mississippi Man Kills Chupacabra?

Has a Mississippi hunter finally managed to produce evidence of the famed Chupacabra?

September 17, 2013

That Time a Jaguar Killed a "Crocodile"

A photographer in Brazil was able to capture a series of photos depicting a jaguar's ambush of a yacaré caiman.

September 12, 2013