Outdoor News

From time to time the anti-hunters — not to be confused with non-hunters — like to write letters to the editor of their local news papers opposing hunting and hunters for ridiculous reasons. Hunters have been accused of being blood-thirsty brutes who just can’t wait for hunting season to sta…

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 1994, file photo, two bison graze in a meadow in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo. New research shows when bison heavily graze an area, the grass greens up earlier and faster and stays green for a much longer period of time. Researchers with the park and area universitie…

Visiting a supervised shooting range for the first time can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Shooting ranges are designed for safe firearms practice for shooters of all abilities, and they can be a great place for beginners to learn more about responsible, safe shooting.

A couple of weeks ago, our Boy Scout troop went on a five-day camping trip. I was asked to come up to the main camp on Wednesday and help the scoutmaster teach rifle marksmanship and certify the boys for the Rifle Marksmanship merit badge.