Montana: Anglers, Campers, Hikers, Hunters Cautioned About Grizzly Bear Expansion

Grizzly BearU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff observed a grizzly bear on the morning of June 14 at the Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, about 10 miles northeast of Great Falls in Cascade County.

Officials first thought the bear was the sibling of the bear that died earlier this week of insecticide poisoning. However, the bear observed at Benton Lake NWR is noticeably larger than the sibling bear (300 pounds vs. 130 pounds), and FWP biologists have determined it is a different bear. [Read more…]

Idaho: Resident Hunters Can Apply for Grizzly Bear Hunt Through July 15

Idaho Fish and GameFish and Game will accept controlled hunt applications for a 2018 grizzly bear tag June 15 through July 15. The drawing is limited to Idaho residents with a valid Idaho hunting license.

Hunters can apply at any Fish and Game license vendor, at Fish and Game regional offices, online at idfg.idaho.gov/buy-online , or by mail. All mailed applications must be postmarked no later than July 15. [Read more…]

Siberian Coolers Forms Strategic Partnership With Pure Hunting Television

Pure HuntingFolsom, PA. – Siberian Coolers, a category leader in providing high-end cooler products at an exceptional value, is announcing a strategic partnership with the popular outdoor television show, Pure Hunting TV, hosted by Will Schmidt, as a means to continue spreading the word of Siberian’s rugged value.

“As sportsmen, we expect value as much as we appreciate durability,” says Frank Duff, National Sales Manager for Siberian. “Siberian Coolers are recognized as a standard in product durability, performance and ice retention time.”

“I am thrilled to be partnering with Siberian and representing a proven, high-quality cooler brand that doesn’t break the bank.” said Will Schmit of Pure Hunting TV, “They’re building a reputation based on the quality of their products and the integrity of their people which is the kind of excellence Pure Hunting seeks to be affiliated with.”

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Need of Some Direction This Holiday

If you tired of lugging around all those bulky maps in your pack, then onXmaps are for you!
All of their maps reside on an SD card for your Garmin GPS.
This is plug-n-play in its simplest form,  no need for the computer! [Read more…]

Don’t Hit The Woods Without BioShield

BioShield Body Wash and Shampoo BS1002Evergreen, AL – BioShield Body Wash and Shampoo adds another layer of bug repellent. An all-natural tick, mosquito, fleas, and bed bug repellent is safe for everyone including your children and pets.

Developed by pharmacists with a prescription strength formula, the laundry detergent makes it simple to keep bugs away, just wash your clothes to keep the bugs away. [Read more…]

SPOT Introduces the New SPOT X 2-Way Satellite Messenger

SPOTX Front Menu ScreenSPOT X combines proven S.O.S. emergency notification technology with new text messaging
functionality for safety and peace of mind regardless of cellular

Covington, LA (May 10, 2018) – SPOT LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE American: GSAT) and the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today introduced SPOT X ™, a 2-way satellite messaging device. SPOT X offers 2-way message capabilities with an on-board back lit keyboard, GPS location tracking, social media linking and direct communication with emergency services in one portable, lightweight device. [Read more…]

BHA Adds Four New U.S. Chapters

Backcountry Hunters & AnglersMISSOULA, Mont. – Backcountry Hunters & Anglers members demonstrated again their passion and commitment to public lands and waters and to North America’s fastest-growing sportsmen’s group, forming four new BHA chapters and further expanding BHA’s influence across the continent. [Read more…]

Wyoming: Public Comment Invited on Wolf Hunting Proposal

Wyoming-Game-and-Fish-Department-LogoCHEYENNE – The population of gray wolves in Wyoming continues to be healthy and exceed all criteria established to show that the species is recovered. As part of the management of wolves Wyoming uses hunting as it does with many other species. The draft regulation for the 2018 wolf hunting regulation is now available for public comment.

The total minimum population of wolves in Wyoming living outside of Yellowstone National Park and the Wind River Reservation at the end of 2017 was 238, with 198 in the Wolf Trophy Game Management Area. The proposed mortality limit for 2018 is expected to result in an end of year population of around 160 wolves in the trophy game area, similar to the 2017 wolf hunting season. [Read more…]

Bow Creek BC-42 Black-Out IR Trail Camera – Review

Bow Creek Outdoors Buck Fuel Soy Sauce and BC-42 Trail CameraLike many of you, I truly depend on my trail cameras to assist me in taking inventory of my hunting properties, placement of stands and timing of hunts. An added bonus is catching wildlife in some candid images! [Read more…]

Updates Are Coming to HomePort and BaseCamp

Garmin-LogoNext month, Garmin is releasing new versions of HomePort™ and BaseCamp™ that provide improved data security. At that time, Garmin will retire the Cloud Storage option. Be sure to export your user data from Garmin Cloud Storage before May 21, 2018. In addition, BaseCamp™ allows you to configure your favorite cloud storage provider as a replacement so you can keep your favorite waypoints in the same place you store your other important files. Please note, data will no longer be available from Garmin Cloud Storage after May 21, 2018. Detailed instructions for exporting your user data can be found in their FAQ. [Read more…]