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Will Banning Some Bear Hunting Methods Help Maine's Bears?

The Humane Society of the United States is working to ban the use of bait, dogs and traps for bear hunting in Maine via voter referendum. Jeff Johnston explains why such a move would actually hurt the state's bear population far more than it would help it.

Indiana May Close Grouse Season Statewide

Upland bird hunting is in a sad state of affairs in Indiana, where the state's Division of Fish and Wildlife has proposed closing the ruffed grouse hunting season statewide.

Whitetailers: Report to the Woods Now!

The next 10 days are prime time for scouting big bucks transitioning between summertime bachelor groups and fall breeding patterns.

Cabela’s New Instinct Archery Gear

Scouring over the throngs of archery gear this summer, Assistant Editor Jon Draper came across a name that he wasn’t expecting to see: Cabela's. He knew he had to put it to the test.

Prerogatives

Recently Dave Campbell blogged about whether the .223 Rem./5.56 NATO cartridge is an adequate deer round. The response he received demanded a follow-up.

Backyard Bowhunters Are Slowing Spread of Lyme

Hunting keeps deer populations in check while decreasing the incidents of tick-borne illnesses.