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THURSDAY, NOV. 16, 2017

TUESDAY, NOV. 14, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JULY 5, 2017

MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017

MONDAY, APRIL 17, 2017

Bighorn ram. (Jaime Johnson)

Poaching becomes felony in New Mexico

HUNTING -- If you like your guns and free time, don't poach big game in New Mexico. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez last week signed legislation elevating the wasting of game from a misdemeanor to a felony, according to Sporting Classics Daily. People convicted of...

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2017

TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017

THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016

THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016

TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2016

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016


Dan Rahn, Washington Fish and Wildlife department enforcement agent, carries a robotic deer decoy donated to the agency by the Mule Deer Foundation to help set up stings against poachers. Mike Jones, the foundation's Washington chairman is at right. The group has donated about $15,000 worth of equipment to the agency in the past three years. 
 (Rich Landers / The Spokesman-Review)

Road hunters could be in for a big game surprise

HUNTING -- That buck or bull standing next to the road might be a tempting target, but taking an illegal shot could be a costly mistake. Idaho and Washington wildlife enforcement officers deploy “artificial simulated animals” during hunting season to catch law-breaking hunters. The ASAsare...

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MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016

THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016

TUESDAY, JUNE 14, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 8, 2016

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016

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TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016

MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2016

THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016

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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 23, 2015

TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2015

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28, 2015

Pronghorns herd up on an eastern Montana highway for relief from the snow and cold they suffered from November 2010 through March 2011. (Great Falls Tribune)

Pronghorns rebounding in Eastern Montana

HUNTING -- Four years after the brutal winter that caused an antelope die-off on a scale that hadn’t been seen in decades in Montana, prairie pronghorn are rebounding, according to state Fish, Wildlife and Parks. “I think people are definitely excited about antelope returning to...

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories and columns for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including Outdoors feature sections on Sunday and Thursday.