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For sale: Black & Tan & Blue Tick Hounds

All three of these hounds have been on 75 bear this year!!

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SOLD (l.)  Blue Tick "Rebel", age 4 yrs, not papered (Price $1000) is outstanding strike dog for bear, bobcat & lion. (r.) "Windale" a B&T (Price $500) is papered, age 3 yrs, with bloodline to Wagner Nightrider

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SOLD (tied to stake) B&T "Fancy" age 3 (Price $500) could be run as strike dog.

James Smith Guide Service, Fall River Mills, (530) 336-5390

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RMEF: Hunting is Conservation...Spring

06/21/16 -- Hunters play the primary role in contributing to the management of North America’s Wildlife. The Rocky Mountain Elk foundation is proud to continue their #HuntingisConservation campaign on their... Full Story

SHARE Program Offers Elk Hunt

elk, courtesy of CDFW
06/19/16 -- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) program is now taking applications for 37 elk hunting opportunities. The hunts will take... Full Story

OSP Seeks Help with Poachers

06/19/16 -- On June 14, 2016 OSP Fish and Wildlife Troopers from the Astoria, Saint Helens, and Portland offices followed up on an anonymous tip leading them to contact three subjects at two separate residences in... Full Story

CDFW Busts Suspected Poachers

06/18/16 -- Six Sacramento residents have been charged with multiple Fish and Game Code violations after California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) officers concluded a multi-week investigation of a... Full Story

B&C supports Colorado Fair Chase Policy

06/15/16 -- The Boone and Crockett Club announced its support for a new fair-chase policy recently adopted by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission. The new policy for hunting and angling in the state is in response to... Full Story

B&C Compiles Big Game Trends

06/07/16 -- Record-class specimens of Canada moose, desert sheep, non-typical American elk and Columbia blacktail deer, Roosevelt's elk and typical Sitka blacktail deer have become more common afield, based on... Full Story

OSP Seeks Elk Poacher

Bull elk, photo courtesy of OSP
06/06/16 -- The Oregon State Police Fish & Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help to identify the person(s) responsible for the unlawful killing of two bull elk in Columbia County.  On the evening of May 29, 2016, OSP was notified of... Full Story

OR Rocky Mt. Goat tag cost $30,000

06/01/16 -- ODFW’s 2016 auctions and raffles for Oregon big game hunting tags grossed a record $755,963, of which $537,816 will go to the Access and Habitat Program and $218,147 to big game research and management... Full Story

Oregon Bighorn poaching reward increase

05/24/16 -- The Oregon Hunters Association announced today that it will offer an additional $5,000 from its Turn In Poachers (TIP) fund to increase the reward to as much as $15,050 for information leading to whoever poached... Full Story

CDFW accepts pig, deer hunt applications

05/19/16 -- The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for a limited number of deer and pig hunt access permits on opening weekend, Aug.13-14, 2016 in Zone A for the... Full Story

Reward in bighorn poaching to $8,800

big horn ram poached, photo by OSP
05/19/16 -- Chapters of the Oregon Hunters Association have pooled their resources to increase the reward to up to $8,800 for information leading to whoever poached a bighorn sheep along Interstate 84 last month... Full Story

​I Was an Indoor (Outdoor) Slave

Don Webster, author badge, myoutdoorbuddy.com
04/07/16 -- I wish to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to all those kind folks who sent me "get well" cards and flowers during my recent, self-imposed stay at the Broken Antlers Rehabilitation Clinic. I'm especially indebted... Full Story

Nash Buckingham

Don Webster, author badge, myoutdoorbuddy.com
Theophilus Nash Buckingham (1880-1971) was an American author and conservationist from Tennessee. He is known for being an avid shotgunner and wingshot, and a best-loved outdoor writer of his time... Full Story

How much venison do hunters harvest?

Venison Bourguignon (Venison Stew), photo by Daniel Bledsoe, Food.com
06/17/15 -- The Dallas Safari Club (DSC) intends to find out. A study launching in 2015 will measure the actual amounts of venison and other wild protein harvested annually in North America. Researchers will assess the nutritional... Full Story

Pups & Partridges on the Calapooia Prairie

Liesl, 11 month old pudelpointer, photo by Gary Lewis
By Gary Lewis
02/18/15 -- They say a great pointing dog only comes along once or twice in a hunter's lifetime. Some dogs don't have the heart or the desire. Others don't seem to have the nose or the brain. We brought home our pudelpointer in... Full Story

DSC convention goers raise $1M in 1 minute

01/19/15 -- Responding to a heartfelt appeal for youth outdoor education, DSC convention goers on Saturday night raised $1 million in about 60 seconds. The fast flurry of fundraising was a highlight of the 2015 DSC convention and expo... Full Story

It’s Not over Till the Lady Sings

mountain lion on rocky edge, photo courtesy of UDWR and Carrie Wilson, CA DFW
By Gary Lewis
01/19/15 -- If you want to avoid being attacked by a mountain lion, conventional wisdom says, you should travel in groups. If you encounter a mountain lion by yourself or with children, stop and make yourself look as big as possible... Full Story

Vintage Waterfowler

old black and white photo of a skiff loaded with ducks and a man with his shotgun, courtesy of Don Webster
By Don E. Webster
09/16/14 --Having been pursuing waterfowl for over 60 years, I was exposed to its history as a mere child by my grandfather, Wilbur S. Pechin. He hunted ducks and geese along the Platte River in Nebraska in the late 19th... Full Story

The buck we didn’t get and two we did

Tyler Low with his 3x4 buck shot at 100 yards with a Weatherby Vanguard .300 Winchester Magnum. Photo by Kyler Olson
By Tyler Low
08/10/14 -- “Can you see him? He is just below the sky line to the left of the big live oak.” The respectable three-point stood only 500 yards away, but my hunting partner, Kyler Olson, couldn’t quite get an eye on him... Full Story

Where Are All the Pheasants?

Sacramento Valley Pheasant, Steven T. Callan, Where Have All the Pheasants Gone
On Patrol by Steven T. Callan
The other day a neighbor stopped by my house after two days of hunting pheasants in the Orland area. He said that he and his golden retriever, Milo, had probably walked ten miles and only flushed three birds. Knowingthat I had grown up... Full Story

Ham on the Hoof

Article and photos by Gary Lewis
12/17/13 -- We were climbing a steep gravel ranch road in Charlie’s Toyota when we saw it, as big as a full-grown bear and on a dead run. Charlie hit the brakes and switched off the engine. There was no time to load the rifle. The shaggy, gray... Full Story

Never say never

Never say never, rifle buk, Francisco Garcia, MyOutdoorBuddy.com
By Francisco Garcia
Most of you have heard the saying, patience is a virtue, and I would say persistence is a virtue. If you want to fill your deer tag each season you have to put your time in. If you don’t give in and hunt hard you should be... Full Story

Hunting trip gone bad

Deer holding tight in cover during times of heavy hunting pressure as I was about to find out. Francisco Garcia hunting story. MyOutdoorBuddy.com
By Francisco Garcia
If you asked me what I’d rather be doing, most of the time I would emphatically say, deer hunting. For me nothing gets the juices flowing and the imagination spinning like the arrival of bow or rifle season for deer. When... Full Story

 

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