Study Shows Mountain Lions Have Unexpected Predator

Wildlife Management

Study Shows Mountain Lions Have Unexpected Predator

Elk hunters were among the first in line to object to wolf reintroduction in the Lower 48, but a new study suggests that mountain lion hunters may have had even greater cause for concern. “The big take home of this paper is that wolves have the strongest effect on the survival and abundance of...
Jordan Sillars May 11, 2021
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Florida Men Face Charges for Dragging Tiger Shark Upriver

Wildlife Management

Florida Men Face Charges for Dragging Tiger Shark Upriver

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. Joseph Wilson had never...
Maggie Hudlow May 7, 2021
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Idaho Passes Bill to Kill 90% of Wolves

Wildlife Management

Idaho Passes Bill to Kill 90% of Wolves

A bill intended to dramatically decrease wolf populations in Idaho passed both chambers of the legislature and now goes before the governor to become law. SB 1211 removes most regulations, seasons, and bag limits for wolf harvest and provides an additional $190,000 per year toward hiring contractors...
Sam Lungren Apr 30, 2021
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Volunteers Needed to Cull Hundreds of Grand Canyon Bison

Wildlife Management

Volunteers Needed to Cull Hundreds of Grand Canyon Bison

The National Park Service is seeking volunteers to kill bison on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. Arizona Game and Fish and the NPS entered an agreement on Sept. 25, 2020 to reduce the number of bison on the North Rim. Because this herd does not have any predators in the area it is...
Maggie Hudlow Apr 29, 2021
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Two Men Charged for Poaching Wolves From Helicopter

Wildlife Management

Two Men Charged for Poaching Wolves From Helicopter

On Mar. 3, two men poached wolves by helicopter in Montana’s Big Hole Valley. Neither Dalton Tamcke of Wisdom nor Justin Peterson of Dillon had wolf tags or permission to hunt on the Mark Clemow Ranch where they shot the wolves. Killing wolves from a helicopter is illegal in Montana. Tamcke and...
Maggie Hudlow Apr 28, 2021
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3 Things You Need to Know About President Biden's Gun Orders

Policy & Legislation

3 Things You Need to Know About President Biden's Gun Orders

President Joe Biden launched his first salvo at curbing gun violence this month with a slate of six executive orders aimed at regulating gun ownership, addressing mass shootings, and installing new leadership in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms. In a speech announcing the orders...
Jordan Sillars Apr 20, 2021
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This Proposal Could Change Hunting in Alaska Forever

Public Lands & Waters

This Proposal Could Change Hunting in Alaska Forever

Nearly 60 million acres of federal public lands in Alaska may close to non-resident and the vast majority of resident hunters if a new proposal is approved by the Federal Subsistence Board. The Northwest Arctic Subsistence Regional Advisory Council is seeking to limit harvest of caribou and moose in...
Sam Lungren Apr 16, 2021
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MeatEater Has a New Podcast!

Natural History

MeatEater Has a New Podcast!

We’ve officially launched my new podcast called the Bear Grease Podcast. This is MeatEater’s storytelling, history podcast about life lived close to the land. It’s an eclectic, documentary-style listen exploring things for forgotten but relevant, searching for insight in unlikely places, and telling...
Clay Newcomb Apr 7, 2021
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New York Man Arrested for Trying to Blow Up Deer Camp

Public Lands & Waters

New York Man Arrested for Trying to Blow Up Deer Camp

Irving J. Talavera Jr. of Rotterdam, New York, was arrested for second-degree attempted arson on March 21. The felony charge stems from Talavera’s alleged attempt to blow up a hunting camp and its occupants in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York. According to statements filed in the case, the 4...
Spencer Neuharth Apr 6, 2021
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Bar Room Banter: The Navy’s ‘Attack Dolphins’

Anthropology

Bar Room Banter: The Navy’s ‘Attack Dolphins’

There’s a difference between book smart and bar smart. You may not be book smart, but this series can make you seem educated and interesting from a barstool. So, belly up, mix yourself a glass of something good, and take notes as we look at the most badass sea creatures in the world. Sex, drugs, and...
Stephen Klobucar Apr 5, 2021
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MeatEater Founder Steven Rinella Addresses R3 Op-Ed

Public Lands & Waters

MeatEater Founder Steven Rinella Addresses R3 Op-Ed

I recently caused quite a stir among our audience with an op-ed published to our website. The piece, titled “The Case Against Hunter Recruitment,” was written by my brother Matt Rinella. It focuses on Matt’s distrust with what is known in the hunting industry as R3. While it sounds like a droid from...
Steven Rinella Mar 31, 2021
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