May 18, 2013

A Bayonet Would Have Helped

A Wisconsin lady used a shotgun to save her husband from a bear attack. Aside from a few stitches the husband received all turned out relatively well, but - and I hate to armchair quarterback this thing - the lady's...
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An Elk Sees The Light

An employee of the government of Colorado, a Parks And Wildlife Ranger no less, got caught poaching a trophy sized mule deer. After dark. With a spotlight. So what happened to him? He was fined and demoted:...
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April 09, 2013

Risky Business

Here's a story from The Coloradoan about the hunting boycott of Colorado. "...And I know people are frustrated. We understand that,” Hampton said. 'There’s an outrage, but these new bills will not have an impact on our existing hunting regulations...
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March 27, 2013

Yes There IS Gambling In The Building

US hunters begin boycott over Colorado gun laws What'd they expect? American hunters would start throwing keggers because of more anti gun owner laws being in effect here?...
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March 25, 2013

Godwin Damn It

A newspaper article attempts to provide a bit of fact checking to claims made concerning Nazi gun owner control laws. "Objectively, it might have made things worse' if the Jews who fought the Nazis in the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising...
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October 26, 2006

Tragic But Possibly Avoidable

A man killed his father in a hunting accident. First, is it just me or does the press seem to usually mention the caliber of firearm involved in a hunting accident but almost never mentions that in a self defense...
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March 30, 2006

Who Are The 5%?

I saw this article today about research from the NWTF that 95% of women think it's okay for women to hunt even though less than a quarter of women have actually tried the sport. I want to know who those...
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September 30, 2005

Hunting Vs. Shooting

Michael Bane has been doing point-man work on this. The shooting industry seems to be placing a lot more (actually almost all) emphasis on hunting rather than shooting. For reasons why this is a bad idea I refer you to...
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June 17, 2005

Hunter Reduction Act of 2005

Colorado has jacked up fees for hunting licenses. First time in 13 years or so (for residents that is). So why am I ticked off about it? Well, the beauty of having a blog is I can explain why. In...
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May 05, 2005

Ig'nent: See Colorado Legislature

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners has the scoop. They also have a list of allegedly pro-hunting groups that support the increase in hunting fees. Here's the .pdf of the bill. Fishing licenses would jump from $15 to $25. Small Game increases...
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December 03, 2004

Trust Who?

I was waiting while having some work done to my car. Normally I brave the elements & watch the mechanics automotive technicians rob me blind perform the valuable, timely & economical service to my vehicle. Today it was colder than...
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