Nina Webber faces a misdemeanor charge for reckless endangerment. ninawebber.com
A nearby resident had to take cover while scraping ice off his truck as bullets screamed overhead
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Layer up for freezing temps with a best-in-class down-filled layer
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Grizzly bears haven't been spotted in Washington's North Cascades Range since 1996. The federal government wants to change that. Neal Herbert / NPS
Some groups say the proposal would make it impossible to delist any grizzly population in the Lower 48 for decades
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This is the ultimate duck hunting jacket for the most brutal conditions
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Jadyn Martin harvested this deer a month to the day after his great uncle passed away. Jadyn Martin
A month to the day after his great uncle's passing, Jadyn Martin tagged a buck to remember him by
The post Ohio Crossbow Hunter Tags 25-Point Whitetail Buck on Late Uncle’s Property appeared first on Outdoor Life.
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Enjoy our deep dives, old classics, and come-along adventures—without ads
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Some fly anglers consider the common carp to be a true trophy gamefish. Joe Cermele
Kansas considers management for trophy carp, but do enough anglers actually want it?
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Sen. Rand Paul is currently the lone roadblock to the Chronic Wasting Disease Research and Management Act reaching President Biden's desk. Greg Nash / Getty Images
The Kentucky Senator reportedly has issues with appropriating $70 million annually to research and combat chronic wasting disease
The post Sen. Rand Paul Is Final Holdout on Chronic Wasting Disease Bill, Sources Confirm appeared first on Outdoor Life.
I tested zero-drop models from Xero, Lems, Vibram, Freet, and Vivobarefoot to find the best footwear for the outdoors
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Authorities are still investigating the muskox attack that took place in Nome on Tuesday. Galen Rowell / Getty Images
Muskox attacks are incredibly rare, even in Alaska
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One of the three men was a taxidermist in Alabama, which means many of his poached critters were mounted. Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Three nonresidents poached dozens of animals over the last two decades. Now, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is closing their case
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A Mountain Gorilla in Virunga National Park, a Key Biodiversity Area (Photo by Bobby Neptune for Re:wild).
If we focus on the right places, we can stave off the worst effects of climate change and biodiversity loss.
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The author with a stud wintertime blue catfish. Joe Cermele
Grab your hat and gloves, because winter is the best time to catch a trophy-class blue catfish
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From left: Doc (left) and Sam; the boat was for ponds too deep to wade, but we found we didn’t need it. Prairie marsh, shallow water, quick retrieve!. Outdoor Life
A hunter visiting North Dakota in the 1940s learns to hunt like the locals
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Eddie Mackin (left) and his buddy Alex Riley with a bear Mackin harvested in Jefferson Township on Dec. 7. Bryan Anselm / Redux
Here’s an honest look at what bear hunting in the state actually looks like
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Sweet Grass Creek runs through a peaceful canyon that's become the subject of an anything-but-peaceful controversy. Brad Bolte
A proposed land swap would simplify public access and open a new 22 miles of trail. But critics say public land hunters will still lose if the deal goes through
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Dave Kammerdiener with the state-record bull elk he tagged on Sept. 15. courtesy of Trophy Rack Lodge
Scoring 446 and 0/8 inches, the "Dagger Bull" crushes the previous state archery record and will go down as the second biggest bull elk ever taken in Pennsylvania
The post Pennsylvania Crossbow Hunter Tags Biggest Archery Bull in State History appeared first on Outdoor Life.
John B. Snow
Not all chokes are created equal. Up your game with the right choke for you
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The Sig-Sauer P320 XTen is a capable 10mm with good ergonomics. Tyler Freel
We take a hard look at Sig-Sauer’s striker-fired 10mm. Here’s how it measures up
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Cooper's hawks are protected at both the state and federal level. Mark Castiglia / Adobe Stock
Arthur Anderson faces six months' probation and thousands of dollars in fines after pleading no contest to the poaching charges last week
The post 65-Year-Old Michigan Man Says He Poached Three Hawks to Spite His Utility Company appeared first on Outdoor Life.
Bryce Nachtwey, 21, seems to come across a gun in almost every one of his popular magnet fishing videos. Bryce Nachtwey
The answer is more complicated than you might expect
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Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
A limited number of lucky hunters get to chase tundra swans in Utah each fall. But some of these licensed hunters are targeting the wrong swan species
The post The Utah Swan Season Closed Early Because Some Hunters Are Targeting a Protected Species appeared first on Outdoor Life.
Jake Mitchell ended up tagging an eight-point buck that had walked away with one of his trail cameras a month before. courtesy of Jake Mitchell
The hunter says he'll be upgrading to cellular cameras next season in case another buck decides to wander off with one
The post Hunter Tags an Eight-Point Buck that Accidentally Stole His Trail Camera appeared first on Outdoor Life.
20-year-old Brett Jatrinski grew up in Massachusetts but now lives in Ketchikan, Alaska. Marvin McCloud
Marvin McCloud was in the right place at the right time to witness 20-year-old Brett Jatrinski shoot a trophy billy days before the season started
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A local hunter shared a trail cam photo of the rare buck that was taken two days before it was allegedly poached. Jonathan Keffer / Facebook
A local hunter said the rare buck was well known, and that there was an "unspoken agreement" in the community to let the deer live
The post Pennsylvania Poacher Riles Local Community by Taking Rare Piebald Buck Out of Season appeared first on Outdoor Life.
Maui is known for its beautiful beaches. Of all the Hawaiian islands, it's also where most human-shark encounters occur. Adobe Stock / Circumnavigation
Multiple rescue teams are combing the coast of South Maui for a woman who went missing around noon on Dec. 8
The post Search Continues for Missing Snorkeler After Shark Attack in Hawaiian Waters appeared first on Outdoor Life.
The Hanson cabin. Old wolf traps still hang under its eaves. Bjorn Dihle
When a seasoned trapper disappeared into the wilderness, his peers organized a search party. What they found was more than they bargained for
The post What Really Happened to Crist Kolby, the Trapper Who Was Killed by Wolves? appeared first on Outdoor Life.
The state's first black bear hunt in two years kicked off on Tuesday afternoon. NPS
Hunters got off to a late start this week, but according to harvest reports, they've taken a total of 21 bears over the last two days
The post New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Moves Forward After Court Delays appeared first on Outdoor Life.
Lair didn't realize until approaching the buck that it's missing its right eye. Preston Lair
With a rough score of 201 1/2 inches, Preston Lair's buck could set a new county record
The post Ohio Bowhunter Breaks 200-Inch Mark with a One-Eyed, 16-Point Whitetail appeared first on Outdoor Life.
Jim Fee with a winter steelhead on the Niagara River in New York. Joe Cermele
New to chasing cold season chromers on Great Lakes tributary streams? Check out these tips before hitting the water
The post Noodle Rods and Egg Patterns: A Primer for Winter Steelhead Fishing Around the Great Lakes appeared first on Outdoor Life.
The author with a massive spot-and-stalk farmland buck. Courtesy of Andrew McKean
A productive alfalfa field on Montana’s Milk River has supplied plenty of lessons about life, whitetails, and staying free
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The Sako TRG 22 A1 is one of the most capable and refined precision rifles made today. John B. Snow
This iconic Finnish sniper rifle is the tightest-shooting factory gun we’ve ever tested
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A crew of 10 volunteer firefighters hauled the buck out of the frozen Red Lake River. Thief River Falls Volunteer Fire Department / via Facebook
The first responders are being hailed as heroes by the local community for saving the trophy buck
The post Volunteer Firefighters Rescue Giant Nontypical Buck from an Icy River in Minnesota appeared first on Outdoor Life.
Our top picks for outdoorsy friends and family, based on months of rigorous testing
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A new class of laser rangefinders has short-range precision, arrow-flight ballistics, and even vibration-dampening features to improve archers’ accuracy
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We tested and reviewed hang-on, climbing, and ladder stands
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We put these hang-ons to the test to see which ones you’ll want this fall
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The best hunting binoculars of 2022 feature durability, versatility, and value
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Elevate your outdoor adventures by investing in the best hiking pants
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Our expert reviewed the best EDC knives and multitools, so you can find one that best fits your needs
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Upgrade your camping setup with one of the best camping stoves for your next frontcountry trip
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Your next backcountry adventure starts with a curated menu. Here are our top picks for the best backpacking food on the market
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The seven best pellet guns under $400 for small game hunting, backyard shooting, pest control, and more
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We review the best knife sharpeners to get a razor edge on your knives
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A survival expert tests emergency blankets in real-world conditions and reveals his top choices
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Simple reloading kits like the Lee Loader can help you turn out new rounds in a pinch. Lee Loader
These kits won’t completely solve your ammo shortage woes, but they will help you build some rounds in a pinch
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Stay warm without weighing yourself down or restricting movement with top down- and synthetic-filled coats.
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The author with a bull moose taken at 25 yards with a .338 Win. Mag. Frank Schultz
Bigger isn’t always better when it comes to picking a cartridge for moose hunting
The post The Top Moose Cartridges and Bullets appeared first on Outdoor Life.
A big cat, caught through the ice. Steve Ryan
Yes, you can catch one of summer's most popular species in the dead of winter
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These are some of the most iconic guns of the old West. Cody Firearms Museum
Here's a look back at 10 iconic firearms and the legendary men and women who shot them
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