Hunting

Bobcats persevere despite human encroachment
Bobcats persevere despite human encroachment
In the face of hunting pressure and loss of habitat, bobcats prove themselves resilient — and aren’t above raising their young in rural backyards.
Hunters and anglers struggle for public access to Colorado’s state trust lands
Hunters and anglers struggle for public access to Colorado’s state trust lands
Compared to its neighbors, the state limits public recreation, but that is changing.
Can wolf reintroduction help stave off chronic wasting disease?
Can wolf reintroduction help stave off chronic wasting disease?
Proponents of Colorado’s initiative to reintroduce the predators suggest they could bolster herds against the disease.
Don’t let states manage grizzly bears to extinction
Don’t let states manage grizzly bears to extinction
Wyoming and Idaho proposed limited hunts after federal protections were removed.
Why I’m teaching my daughters how to hunt
Why I’m teaching my daughters how to hunt
A father passes a three-generation family tradition down to his children.
How whales converse with the world
How whales converse with the world
Arctic people have been speaking with cetaceans for centuries — and scientists are finally taking note.
5 types of gun laws the Founding Fathers loved
5 types of gun laws the Founding Fathers loved
Framers of the Second Amendment wanted an armed, but regulated, population.
The Air Force wants to expand into Nevada’s wild desert
The Air Force wants to expand into Nevada’s wild desert
A 300,000-acre base expansion would push into intact bighorn sheep habitat.
Car-eating marmots; poacher ring bust-up; a Tofurky surprise
Car-eating marmots; poacher ring bust-up; a Tofurky surprise
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Macho moose; thousand-dollar bobcat; lost in Dark Canyon
Macho moose; thousand-dollar bobcat; lost in Dark Canyon
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
In Utah, public access to state lands comes at a cost
In Utah, public access to state lands comes at a cost
Public access to trust lands varies widely from state to state.
Hunters, it’s long past time we stood up for gun control
Hunters, it’s long past time we stood up for gun control
Hunting isn’t under attack, but our freedom from violence is.
The fast food industry is co-opting venison
The fast food industry is co-opting venison
Farm-raised deer can be dangerous for wild game and bypass the art of hunting.
An ‘ill-conceived’ road through Alaskan wilderness
An ‘ill-conceived’ road through Alaskan wilderness
The Trump administration’s backdoor land swap could set a dangerous precedent.
Public land is the essence of freedom
Public land is the essence of freedom
A hunter reflects on the gut-level connection she has to the public land she traverses.
Latest: Park Service to cull part of Grand Canyon’s bison herd
Latest: Park Service to cull part of Grand Canyon’s bison herd
The burgeoning North Rim population threatens vegetation, water and cultural sites.
As sportsmen watch Zinke, disillusionment replaces hope
As sportsmen watch Zinke, disillusionment replaces hope
Concerns are rising that the Interior Secretary’s actions won’t match his rhetoric.
Washington continues to kill wolves that prey on livestock
Washington continues to kill wolves that prey on livestock
The state’s increasing wolf population is creating a tangle between advocates, ranchers and politicians.
Hey hunters, don’t vote against protecting public lands
Hey hunters, don’t vote against protecting public lands
Hunting and angling groups said Trump would represent their interests — but they were wrong.
Hunting for feral figs
Hunting for feral figs
The gem-like fruit are best when found free in the urban wilds.
A young hunter moves past death threats from afar
A young hunter moves past death threats from afar
The Apassingok family reflects on a formative kill of a whale and the social-media backlash.
Why Montana shouldn’t hurry to hunt its recovering grizzlies
Why Montana shouldn’t hurry to hunt its recovering grizzlies
What’s the hurry? That’s how mistakes get made.
In remote Alaska, subsistence hunting helps villagers survive
In remote Alaska, subsistence hunting helps villagers survive
Photos from Gambell, Alaska, help illustrate a different way of life.
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