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Travis Hall

Travis Hall

Travis Hall is a hunter, angler, and freelance writer with a passion for wildlife and public lands conservation. Originally from Southern Indiana, he spent time in the Appalachian Mountains of North and South Carolina before relocating to his current home in Western Montana's Bitterroot Valley.

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Bird Flu Discovered in Wild Turkeys for First Time Ever

Turkey

Bird Flu Discovered in Wild Turkeys for First Time Ever

Wildlife managers across the country are wondering what’s next after a deadly strain of bird flu was discovered in wild turkey flocks for the first time ever. “Highly pathogenic avian influenza” (HPAI), caused by a virus known as H5N1, has been sweeping the continent since it first hit Canadian...
Travis Hall May 16, 2022
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Hunter Tags 'Extremely Rare' Gobbler After 3-Year Chase

Turkey

Hunter Tags 'Extremely Rare' Gobbler After 3-Year Chase

A North Carolina turkey hunter is celebrating a once-in-a-lifetime achievement after he bagged a rare all-white gobbler on his family land in the mountains of Burke County. Thirty-year-old Troy Cornett of Granite Falls, North Carolina, had been chasing the bird for years before he finally harvested...
Travis Hall Apr 12, 2022
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Vermont Anti-Hunters Convicted for Sabotaging Law-Abiding Houndsmen

Hunting

Vermont Anti-Hunters Convicted for Sabotaging Law-Abiding Houndsmen

Two women were found guilty of hunter harassment after deflating the tires of a bear hunter’s truck and releasing a German shepherd that attacked and severely injured a leashed bear hound, according to the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department. The incident occurred on Oct. 9 near the 26,000-acre...
Travis Hall Dec 15, 2021
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Video: 19-Year-Old Hunter Kills Brown Bear in Self Defense

Big Game

Video: 19-Year-Old Hunter Kills Brown Bear in Self Defense

An Alaskan hunter shot and killed a 7-and-a-half-foot brown bear with a .44 Mag. revolver while it stalked him and the deer he just killed on Baranof Island in Southeast Alaska. Nineteen-year-old Trenton Hammock of Sitka, Alaska, shared a short video with MeatEater from his hair-raising encounter on...
Travis Hall Oct 27, 2021
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