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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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New Senate Bill Would Turn Public Lands Into Housing Developments

Public Lands & Waters

New Senate Bill Would Turn Public Lands Into Housing Developments

A new bill in the United States Senate would allow state and local governments across the West to purchase federally-managed public lands at steeply discounted prices. If the bill’s author gets his wish, those lands would then be earmarked for housing development. S.4062 was introduced on April...
Travis Hall Apr 18, 2022
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How One 80-Year-Old Angler Might Change Colorado Stream Access Forever

Public Lands & Waters

How One 80-Year-Old Angler Might Change Colorado Stream Access Forever

On a bluebird day in August 2012, a 71-year-old fly fisherman named Roger Hill was wading his favorite stretch of the Arkansas River, just downstream from Salida, Colorado, when he noticed a baseball-sized rock falling from a high bluff above his head. The rock plummeting toward him—the first of...
Travis Hall Mar 29, 2022
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Hunters Fighting Sale of 800 National Forest Acres in Georgia

Public Lands & Waters

Hunters Fighting Sale of 800 National Forest Acres in Georgia

Some 800 acres of public land may soon go up for sale in the Blue Ridge Mountains of north Georgia. The land in Rabun County—known locally as Boggs Mountain—is an accessible section of the roughly 867,000-acre Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest. Many hunters local and afar are afraid of losing...
Travis Hall Nov 12, 2020
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North Carolina May Reconsider Sunday Hunting Ban

Public Lands & Waters

North Carolina May Reconsider Sunday Hunting Ban

The Tar Heel State is considering measures that could loosen its 150-year-old prohibition against hunting on Sundays. The ban, enacted in 1869, was the subject of a North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission survey that began circulating the internet on Jan. 17 and culminated on Feb. 2. By...
Travis Hall Feb 6, 2020
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