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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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U.S. Soldier Killed by Bear While Training in Alaska

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U.S. Soldier Killed by Bear While Training in Alaska

On May 10, a U.S. Army soldier passed away at the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) near Anchorage, Alaska, due to injuries sustained in a bear attack. According to a press release from JBER, the 673d Security Forces Squadron initially responded to the incident and Alaska Wildlife Troopers are...
Video: Foxes Jumping on Trampoline

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Video: Foxes Jumping on Trampoline

Foxes have gotten a lot of bad press lately—from biting a congressman to breaking into the Smithsonian National Zoo and killing 25 flamingos to carrying the highly pathogenic avian influenza. So here’s a clip of some foxes getting into a bit of good trouble. In some instances, wildlife interacting...
Ohio Man Scams 59 People with Fake Hunting Leases

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Ohio Man Scams 59 People with Fake Hunting Leases

In 2019, Nathanal L. Knox plotted and implemented a scheme that was sure to land him some money. This year it landed him a seat in the courtroom, too. According to a press release from the Department of Justice, Knox placed advertisements on at least 38 Facebook pages, including Hunt Florida, Ohio...
Tennessee Court Ruling Reduces Game Warden Powers

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Tennessee Court Ruling Reduces Game Warden Powers

On March 22, the Benton County Circuit Court ruled that parts of the Tennessee Code regarding the abilities of game wardens to be unconstitutional under the state’s constitution. This invalidates laws that previously authorized the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) to enter private lands...
Rabid Fox Bites California Congressman and 8 Others

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Rabid Fox Bites California Congressman and 8 Others

Last week, a red fox became famous for frequenting the U.S. Capitol and biting at least nine people, including California Representative Ami Bera. Health officials suspected the fox might be rabid due to the unusually aggressive behavior, so they captured the animal on Tuesday. “The D.C. Public...
Video: Texas Biologists Spot “One-In-a-Million” Deer

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Video: Texas Biologists Spot “One-In-a-Million” Deer

You might have to scroll down on the video to get it to play from a mobile device. While Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPWD) biologists were conducting wildlife surveys in the Trans-Pecos area when they spotted something extremely out of the ordinary—a melanistic mule deer. According to the TPWD Trans...
The Dumbest Poachers of 2021

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The Dumbest Poachers of 2021

This January, Devon Lewis, Taylor Luvaas, Jacob Fouts, Dylan Lewis, and Austin Lewis pleaded guilty to 48 wildlife violations in western Iowa’s Ida County court. According to a press release from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, State Conservation Officer Kirby Bragg said that evidence...
Shed Hunter Killed By Grizzly in First Attack of 2022

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Shed Hunter Killed By Grizzly in First Attack of 2022

On Wednesday, March 23, Livingston, Montana, resident Craig Clouatre went shed hunting with his friend Hans Friedmann. At some point they separated ways, but Clouatre never made it to their rendezvous spot. When the Park County Sheriff’s Department received notice that Clouatre hadn’t returned home...
Video: Stork Chick Ejected From Nest by Parents

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Video: Stork Chick Ejected From Nest by Parents

Humans tend to root for the underdog. We love a comeback story. Our empathetic minds want to see someone fight against the odds and win. Animals? Not so much. Evolution does not favor the empathetic, it favors the well-fed. At first glance, it may appear cruel that this adult stork threw its chick...
Michigan Man Banned from Hunting for Life after Poaching 9 Big Bucks

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Michigan Man Banned from Hunting for Life after Poaching 9 Big Bucks

On Oct. 17, Michigan State Police were investigating Justin Ernst for a domestic violence complaint when they discovered several deer in a barn where Ernst reportedly spent a lot of time. According to a Michigan Department of Natural Resources press release, the troopers notified MDNR officers Matt...