Going Bear Hunting? Lure Them in With Fawn Distress Calls

Photo by Harvey Barrison Calling Black Bears in Remote Wilderness Areas Is an Addicting Challenge By Jack Spencer Jr. Today’s predator hunters are living in historic times. Predator populations are thriving and expanding geographically. The Dakotas now have mountain lion … [Read More]

New Lawsuit Aims to Stop Minnesota Wolf Hunting and Trapping Seasons

The Center for Biological Diversity and Howling for Wolves filed a lawsuit today against the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The groups are seeking a preliminary injunction to prevent wolf hunting and trapping seasons. The early season is set to … [Read More]

NPHA to Hold Rifle Contest at Convention

The National Predator Hunters Association wild hold a Rifle Contest at their convention in Douglas, Wyo., next month. The contest will be held on Friday, Oct. 26 at an offsite range beginning at 2 p.m. Registered participants will engage a series … [Read More]

Is Birth Control the Future of Coyote Management?

A research team from the University of Wyoming is studying the possibility of using chemical contraception to help control coyote populations. The group, led by zoology doctoral candidate Marjie MacGregor, has been experimenting with deslorelin, a hormone that makes coyotes sterile. … [Read More]

Fur Handling 101: Skinning Your Catch

By Jim Spencer Well-prepared, properly stretched and dried fur pelts are usually worth more than green fur, but a poorly handled pelt is worth far less because there aren’t any do-overs. Here’s a step-by-step guide for getting it right.

How to Modify and Adjust Your Traps

Trap Modification and Adjustment (An excerpt from T&PC Executive Editor Jim Spencer’s “Guide to Trapping”) Some trap manufacturers have made the advertising claim that their traps were ready for the trapline “right out of the box.” Don’t believe it. Every … [Read More]

Predator Hunters to Unite at NPHA’s Annual Convention

Predator hunters from across the country will gather at the 2012 National Predator Hunters Association Convention in Douglas, Wyo., next month. The second annual event will be held Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds. … [Read More]

Anti-Trapping Groups File Lawsuit to Ban Trapping in Montana

Anti-trapping groups are pursuing a lawsuit in Montana that would ban or severely restrict trapping in Big Sky Country. The groups claim that the state’s trapping regulations do not provide enough protection for Canada Lynx, which are listed as threatened … [Read More]

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