Hunting and Fishing

Time constraints and the competition determine a hunter’s decision to shoot – Phys.Org

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

In a new study, Vanderbilt pharmacologist Jerod Denton, Ph.D., Ohio State entomologist Peter Piermarini, Ph.D., and colleagues report an experimental molecule that inhibits kidney function in mosquitoes and thus might provide …

Trophy hunting can ‘help lion conservation’ says Government commissioned report – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

A government-commissioned review into trophy hunting has found it can “help lion conservation” – a view that has angered wildlife charities.  The Oxford University report was ordered by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs following the international outcry over the death of Cecil the lion, writes The Times. One of the most famous creatures in Zimbabwe’s national park, Cecil was killed by an American dentist who is believed…

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are reportedly house-hunting in Washington – Washington Post

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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Hunting ‘Turr’ in Newfoundland’s Frigid Waters – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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Hunting ‘Turr’ in Newfoundland’s Frigid Waters – New York Times

Posted: Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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Hunting ‘Turr’ in Newfoundland’s Frigid Waters – New York Times

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

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Dozens of Rohingya missing as boat sinks off Bangladesh – Aljazeera.com

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

Dozens have been reported missing, feared drowned, after a boat packed with Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar and trying to reach Bangladesh sank in a border river, according to the AFP news agency. A Bangladeshi fisherman told AFP that he had rescued on Monday one woman, who told him that the “overcrowded” boat had sunk in the Naf river, after it was chased by a Myanmar army speedboat….

Hunting ‘Turr’ in Newfoundland’s Frigid Waters – The New York Times – New York Times

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

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Fishing ban in international Arctic waters remains elusive – Alaska … – Alaska Dispatch News

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

Just which fish species would be targeted by fleets harvesting Arctic waters is yet unknown, Benton said. Arctic cod, a keystone species for the marine system, might be a target, but right now very little is known about the central Arctic Ocean ecosystem, including the types of fish dwelling there, and the time to get the international-waters ban in place might be limited, he said.

Snow may help Iowa deer hunters – Quad City Times

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

Ben Schulz, 13, watches his father, Jeff, prepare a 12-gauge shotgun for him to take a few test shots Friday at his grandparents’ home in Long Grove. The father-son duo made sure all of their gear was in order for the start of shotgun deer season this weekend.

Surprise find: Florida python ate 3 deer – USA Today – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

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Hunting ‘Turr’ in Newfoundland’s Frigid Waters – New York Times

Posted: Monday, December 05, 2016

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Surprise find: Florida python ate 3 deer – USA TODAY

Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2016

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Hammer-wielding swan lover stops fancy dress Cambridge boat race – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2016

A man was arrested on suspicion of assault following the incident. Police would not confirm his age or whether he lived in the area. Spectator Martin Webb, 52, said he could hear a man saying the rowers were not supposed to be there and that the swans should be protected from them. The Cambridge resident said: “There was a huge stand-off with 50 crews all waiting there while this bloke caused…

Hunting: Counting deer is a numbers game – Press Herald

Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2016

All indications are this was a very good season for Maine deer hunters. And that assessment is not mere speculation or anecdotal observation. It’s actually based on some rough data. We biologists love to play with numbers, particularly when it comes to things like population assessments. A biologist might say that a certain population, like Maine deer, has about X individuals. Short-sighted skeptics then counter, “How do they know? They…

Court to hear Crow tribal member’s illegal elk kill appeal – Billings Gazette

Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2016

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Outdoors calendar/hunting seasons – The Advocate

Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2016

TUESDAY ACADIANA FLY RODDERS PROGRAM: 6:30 p.m., Grace Presbyterian Church Hall, 415 Roselawn, Lafayette. Call Richard Latiolais, (337) 354-8957. WEDNESDAY PONTCHARTRAIN BASIN FLY FISHERS MEETING: 6:30 p.m., Abita Brew Pub, Holly Street, Abita Springs. Call Corey Tohme (985) 624-9331 or Colin McCormick (985) 264-3448. Website:pbasinflyfishers.blogspot.com. THURSDAY ATCHAFALAYA REGION CHAPTER/QUAIL FOREVER BANQUET: John Folse’s White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Road, Baton Rouge. Dinner, auctions, raffles….

Billy Chapin, Child Actor in ‘Night of the Hunter,’ Dies at 72 – Variety

Posted: Sunday, December 04, 2016

Billy Chapin, a child actor known for his roles in “The Kid from Left Field” and “The Night of the Hunter” has died. He was 72. Chapin’s sister and fellow former child actor, Lauren, announced the news on Facebook Saturday. She wrote that Billy had died Friday night “after a long illness.” “Billy was a wonderful brother to both Michael and me,” Lauren wrote. “And he made us proud of all…