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Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow

Maggie Hudlow is an assistant editor for MeatEater who has studied English writing and culinary arts. She’s a Wyoming woman, lifelong fly-fisher, and aspiring hunter. She has high hopes to fill the freezer and develop some topnotch recipes this year.

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Missouri Poachers Busted with 471 Squirrels

Wildlife Management

Missouri Poachers Busted with 471 Squirrels

Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) agents Brad Hadley and Eric Long discovered a large group of non-residents in the Current River Conservation Area with an overlimit of squirrels in their possession. The group, comprised of 16 individuals, took 471 squirrels over two days. Missouri...
Sportsmen Rally to Preserve Duck Hunting in Florida

Waterfowl

Sportsmen Rally to Preserve Duck Hunting in Florida

Florida is home to 21.6 million people on 65,758 square miles of land. That’s a little over 400 people per square mile. With about 900 people moving into the Sunshine State every day, conflict over public land use is escalating. Residential development and sprawling retirement communities are...
Pipe Bomb Discovered in Montana River

Public Lands & Waters

Pipe Bomb Discovered in Montana River

On Saturday, Sept. 4, a search-and-rescue team from the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office found a pipe bomb at a popular fishing access site in Southwest Montana along the Jefferson River. According to a press release from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, the team discovered the explosive device in...
Mother Punches Mountain Lion to Save Son

Wildlife Management

Mother Punches Mountain Lion to Save Son

At 10:45 a.m. on Aug 26, a mountain lion attacked a 5-year-old boy in his front yard in Calabasas, California. The cat dragged the boy about 45 yards before his mother heard a cry for help. “The commotion caused by the attack and the boy’s screaming alerted the mom who was inside. She ran outside...
Why Coyotes are Attacking People in Vancouver

Wildlife Management

Why Coyotes are Attacking People in Vancouver

Stanley Park is a 1,000-acre oasis of nature in the heart of Canada’s third largest city, boasting miles of trails, beaches, landmarks, and scenic views. According to the Vancouver park’s website, it offers “a wide range of unforgettable experiences for all ages and interests.” Recently, the most...
The Best Uses for Surplus Zucchini

Learn

The Best Uses for Surplus Zucchini

If you planted summer squash in your garden, the time of plenty is now. You’ve likely got more green zucchinis (and maybe even some varieties like castera, cocozelle, 8-ball, and gold) than you ever bargained for, even after planting just a few seeds. Chances are your neighbor is pushing their...
Wyoming Guide Charged with 19 Poaching Violations

Wildlife Management

Wyoming Guide Charged with 19 Poaching Violations

Melanie Peterson of Merna, Wyoming, is facing 19 misdemeanor charges for hunting violations. The charges include seven counts of taking game without a license or during a closed season, two counts of taking a furbearing animal without a license, and two counts of guiding without a license. Peterson...
Alberta Woman Killed by Black Bear While Planting Trees

Wildlife Management

Alberta Woman Killed by Black Bear While Planting Trees

On July 31, a woman was fatally mauled by a black bear about 140 miles northwest of Edmonton, Alberta. The bear attacked the 26-year-old around 3 p.m. while she was working in the remote Swan Hills area, which she had accessed by helicopter to plant trees. "Some effort was put in to try to scare the...
12 States Suffering Massive Fish Die-Offs

Wildlife Management

12 States Suffering Massive Fish Die-Offs

This article comes from the Bent Fishing Podcast’s “Fish News” segment, where hosts Joe Cermele and Miles Nolte go head-to-head to find and report the most interesting and amusing fishy stories across sources far and wide—from respected scientific journals to trashy tabloids. We all know that 202...
Florida’s Fight to Save Legendary Fisheries

Conservation

Florida’s Fight to Save Legendary Fisheries

Florida offers arguably some of the best fishing in our nation. However, mismanagement of freshwater has led to toxic algal blooms, seagrass die-offs, and an astounding number of fish kills across the Sunshine State. But after about two decades of discussion, action is finally happening to address...