Forrest Fenn’s Treasure is For Sale

Anthropology

Forrest Fenn’s Treasure is For Sale

The greatest treasure hunt in modern history ended two years ago, but the pursuit isn’t over if you’re willing to pay. Earlier this week, Heritage Auctions announced that 476 items from the famed Forrest Fenn treasure are up for sale. Heritage Auctions acquired the treasure from Tosuro Sagrado...
Spencer Neuharth Nov 18, 2022
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Following 2018 Ban, New Jersey Reopens Black Bear Season

Wildlife Management

Following 2018 Ban, New Jersey Reopens Black Bear Season

The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted to reopen the state’s bear hunt this December. Following a rampant increase in human-bear conflicts, Governor Phil Murphy announced that he will rescind his 2018 executive order which banned bear hunting on state lands. “I feel awful,” Governor Murphy said...
Michael Adams Nov 16, 2022
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Video: How to Properly Poop in the Woods

Public Lands & Waters

Video: How to Properly Poop in the Woods

Every user of outdoor spaces can align against one common enemy: surface shitters. Follow these tips so you don’t find yourself being the scourge of everyone else just trying to have a nice time outside and not step in human feces.
Steven Rinella Nov 11, 2022
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Video: Public Land Deer Stand Etiquette

Public Lands & Waters

Video: Public Land Deer Stand Etiquette

Every year big bucks are killed on public land. But just because you scouted early and got your stand set up doesn’t mean you own that area for the fall. Here are a few things to consider when using a deer stand on public land.
Mark Kenyon Nov 4, 2022
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Landowner and Hunter from Viral Duck Hunting Incident Charged with Trespass, Harassment

Public Lands & Waters

Landowner and Hunter from Viral Duck Hunting Incident Charged with Trespass, Harassment

The landowner and one of the hunters involved in a viral duck hunting confrontation have been charged with class A and B misdemeanors, according to court documents obtained by MeatEater. Jeffrey Erman, the landowner seen in a recent video berating a group of hunters, has been charged with trading in...
Jordan Sillars Nov 4, 2022
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Hunter Accused of Homicide After Altercation Over Hunting Spot

Public Lands & Waters

Hunter Accused of Homicide After Altercation Over Hunting Spot

A Pennsylvania hunter has admitted to shooting and killing another hunter this week after an altercation over a hunting spot. David Heathcote of Emlenton, Pennsylvania, told emergency services that he shot Robert Wingard with his shotgun after Wingard threatened to shoot his dogs and his daughter...
Jordan Sillars Nov 3, 2022
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Landowner Berates Duck Hunters in Viral Video

Public Lands & Waters

Landowner Berates Duck Hunters in Viral Video

Charges are pending following a heated confrontation between a landowner and a group of waterfowl hunters in North Dakota’s Eddy County. The incident took place on the morning of Friday, Oct. 21, and was recorded by Jacob Sweere of Madison Lake, Minnesota, in a now-viral video. The group of hunters...
Jordan Sillars Oct 28, 2022
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Elk Hunting Confrontation Ends with Assault and Robbery

Public Lands & Waters

Elk Hunting Confrontation Ends with Assault and Robbery

Two men have been charged with theft, aggravated assault, and battery stemming from an incident that took place on Oct. 15 in the Shale Creek area of Greys River, Wyoming. Jared Michael Olguin, 35, of Elizabeth, Colorado, and Shea Patrice Sanchez, 30, of Green River, Wyoming, are accused of...
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Video: Public Land Waterfowl Hunting Etiquette

Public Lands & Waters

Video: Public Land Waterfowl Hunting Etiquette

Public land offers up some seriously great opportunities to target waterfowl. But chances are, you won’t be the only one out there. Here are a few tips for hunting public land waterfowl with courtesy and respect so we can all leave our blinds with birds for dinner and without hatred for our fellow...
Sean Weaver Oct 28, 2022
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Wyoming Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself During Grizzly Attack

Wildlife Management

Wyoming Hunter Accidentally Shoots Himself During Grizzly Attack

Lee Francis of Evanston, Wyoming, is currently recovering at the University of Utah Health Hospital after a run-in with a grizzly bear on Oct. 21 left him with a bullet hole in the leg. The 65-year-old was elk hunting in the Rock Creek area in the Gros Ventre Mountains with his son when the bruin...
Maggie Hudlow Oct 26, 2022
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Photos: Hunter Harvests Record-Breaking Black Bear

Wildlife Management

Photos: Hunter Harvests Record-Breaking Black Bear

On October 18th, Caleb Henry of Fines Creek, North Carolina, broke the record for the largest black bear harvested in Western North Carolina. The 21-year-old now holds the new record, with the bear weighing in at an outstanding 695 pounds. The previous record, harvested in Madison County, North...
Hannah McKinney Oct 24, 2022
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