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  • Hunters close ranks, and minds

    The notorious self-censorship the hunting press showed when "Outdoor Life" pulled biologist Tom Beck's article critical of bear baiting leads to speculations by an outdoor writer on why hunters are so thin-skinned about criticism.

  • Tough love for hunters

    Former "Outdoor Life" editor Stephen Byers, in his own words, on what went wrong at the magazine.

  • Some hook and bullet magazines hit the mark

    A review looks at what's good and bad about the top five American hook-and-bullet magazines.

  • Outdoor writer aims to change his culture

    A review of Ted Williams' "The Insightful Sportsman" reveals a fiercely independent outdoor writer who is not afraid to upset his fellow hunters.

  • The WLFA: "Who are these guys?'

    The Wildlife Legislative Fund of America packs a lot of clout among hunters and politicians.

  • What happens when two tree-huggers meet a tentful of hunters

    A close encounter between a tribal biologist, a self-described "tree-hugger" and a tentful of hard-drinking hunters leads to surprising communication as each side overcomes its stereotypes.

  • 'Good' rancher goes berserk with an assault rifle

    Local rancher Martin L. Thomas, known as a good steward of the land, is charged with opening fire on elk with an assault rifle, killing or crippling at least 10 animals.

  • Tarnished trophies

    PEER's report, "Tarnished Trophies," documents how safari hunters bring exotic and endangered animals into the U.S. as game trophies.

  • Coyote killing continues

    The Colorado Wildlife Commission has approved a nine-year coyote-killing experiment in western Colorado.

  • Idaho predators are under the gun

    Idaho's first predator-control policy allows an aggressive approach, with a current plan to kill at least 75 bears and 10 mountain lions near the Lochsa River in an attempt to boost elk numbers.

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