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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

Rich, powerful target Idaho wildlife 

Rich Landers/SR Outdoors comments that Idaho sportsman " are becoming wary of wealthy individuals who appear to be working to monopolize hunting access and wildlife management." Rich mentions the Wilks brothers of Texax who bought 172,000 acres of Potlatch timberland and then shut public access. And there's more ...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016

Clark Fork Delta ducky for paddlers

A $6 million project to arrest erosion in the Clark Fork delta has a multitude of beneficiaries, including paddlers.Waterfowl and hunters, fish and fishermen, birds and birdwatchers are finding more attraction to the area as a partnership of agencies and groups works to restore wetlands thru which the Clark Fork River pours into Lake Pend Oreille.

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TUESDAY, DEC. 30, 2014

Wolf mistaken for coyote, shot 17 

Long trip, sad ending. A 3-year-old female gray wolf, after traveling more than 500 miles from Wyoming, was shot and killed in southwestern Utah after a hunter apparently mistook her for a coyote, state officials said Monday. The wolf had been radio-collared in January near...

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FRIDAY, NOV. 7, 2014

MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2012

Hemingway Left His Mark On Idaho 

He walked along a small creek east of Carey, shotgun in hand. He scanned for ducks through the grass and the sagebrush in the chill of the fall and the running water helped to mask the sound of his approach. As he rounded a bend,...

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Edit: Rammell Left Idaho Too Soon 

Marty Trillhaase/Lewiston Tribune cautions voters about the constitutional amendment guaranteeing Idahoans the right to hunt, fish & trap: Sure, the proposed amendment marks all the appropriate boxes. The right to hunt, fish or trap does not trump private property rights. No trespassing is allowed. Water...

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FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 2012

Walters: Ending A Hunting Tradition 12 

I killed a deer last weekend. I peered down the sights of my Ancient Nord Bow and released a few Orcish arrows at the animal in the plains near Whiterun. And with that, the little Skyrim computer game popup told me my archery skill level...

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THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2012

Hunt Decline Hurts Outdoor Programs 

Hunting is a popular pastime in Idaho. It’s just not as popular as it used to be. What does that mean for Idaho? Less revenue for outdoors programs. Hunting license and tag sales have slowly declined over the past several years, according to data from...

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TUESDAY, DEC. 28, 2010

 Mountain goats.
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Goat Hunting 

A slight decrease in Panhandle Region moose permits is proposed for 2011, but hunters will could get the spice of two new mountain goat hunts. These and other 2011 Idaho trophy big-game hunting proposals have been released for public comment through Jan. 14. While moose...

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MONDAY, JAN. 18, 2010

A handheld shooting computer aides calculations for different calibers, loads and ranges for long-range targets.

The Long Rangers 

A handheld shooting computer aides calculations for different calibers, loads and ranges for long-range targets.Dave Powers has a foot firmly planted at opposite ends of the hunting spectrum. He’s an accomplished archery hunter who has taken several trophy animals after calling or stalking the animals...

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THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2009

Cda Press: Young Gun

A barista in training perhaps?You won't find too many necklace holders like the one Josee Bassett has in her room.It's the antlers of the buck she shot not far from her Coeur d'Alene home."She's got to accessorize," her dad, Paige Bassett, said with a laugh.Josee...

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THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2009

Mickey and Minnie pose at Sleeping Beauty's Castle in Hong Kong Disneyland which opened Monday.
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What Else Has Disney Ruined? 

Cabbage Boy on May 28 at 10:47 a.m."Sad thing is there are many kids who probably have learned their “history” from Disney. No need for revisionist history when you have entertainment history already indoctrinated."Bent on May 28 at 11:21 a.m."I know, CB. Bambi ruined a...

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TUESDAY, JAN. 6, 2009

Idaho F&G Wants Hike In Fees 

Item: Can Idaho F&G land fee hikes in a recession? The agency wants hunters and anglers to pay more, but plan faces tough time in Legislature/Idaho StatesmanMore Info: Hunting a big buck could cost you more bucks next fall, and the price of a salmon...

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Huckleberries Online

D.F. Oliveria started Huckleberries Online on Feb. 16, 2004. Oliveria's Sunday print Huckleberries is a past winner of the national Herb Caen Memorial Column contest.