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Will WA Houndsmen Be Able to Hunt Cougars Again?

In 1996 a Washington state voter initiative resulted in a ban on hunting mountain lions with hounds. The vote was strongly influenced by an "animal rights" misinformation campaign, and now a few lawmakers say it's time to restore hunters' rights. A bill sponsored by state Rep. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, would establish a permanent cougar season for hound hunters.

February 16, 2011