July 28, 2016

STFU

All “caps” is supposed to mean a person is yelling. Is the chick-a-dee on the Maine license plate yelling STFU? Judging by the spare tire cover, I would guess perhaps the “chick” driving the jeep might be the one. Or, it might be the initials of two lovers: Steve Trembley loves Felicity Underwood…NAW! I’ll STFU!

Should Fish and Game Agencies Ask Hunters for Help?

Craig Dougherty from Outdoor Life writes that fish and wildlife agencies ought to ask hunters for help with their deer management. “For years I have been arguing (and pleading) that under staffed agencies need to make better use of the millions of deer hunters who walk the woods annually. They are more than just another […]

Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Condemned for Remarks, Actions in Freddie Gray Case

Press Release from the National Center for Public Policy Research: “Abusing her power in this way makes her unfit to continue in this office” “If Mosby had a single shred of dignity she would resign her post immediately” “Her decision to unleash a prosecution on six individuals without evidence of criminal wrongdoing is as wrong […]

Open Thread – Thursday, July 28, 2016

WE ALL LOSE! Please use this open thread to post your ideas, information and comments about issues not covered in articles published on this website. Thank you.

Methodology for Prioritizing Status Reviews and Accompanying 12- Month Findings on Petitions for Listing Under the Endangered Species Act

Blowing Smoke Where the Sun Doesn’t Shine! Below is the Summary of the new “non-binding” proposal to assist the U.S. Fish and Wildlife (dis)Service in keeping up with the demands of environmentalists who use the Endangered Species Act and the petitioning process to make gobs of money. Essentially it doesn’t matter what it says, because […]

Fryeburg Shooting Area To Reopen With New Schedule

Press Release from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife: AUGUSTA, Maine – The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is scheduling new hours for use of the Fryeburg Shooting Area, located on the Major Gregory Sanborn Wildlife Management Area. Starting on Tuesday, July 26, the area will be temporarily closed and will […]

NEW law requires an archery license when hunting with archery equipment

Press Release from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife: Hunters should be aware that beginning January 1, 2017, the Department will begin enforcing the requirement that all hunters who wish to hunt with archery equipment in Maine hold a valid Maine archery hunting license. The law change will no longer allow exceptions to […]

Open Thread – Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Russians Did It Please use this open thread to post your ideas, information and comments about issues not covered in articles published on this website. Thank you.

Allyne Caan: Children and Cartoon Violence

Guns, as we know, have been around and accessible for centuries. Guns aren’t the variable. And for decades, countless children have been exposed to video games yet have not grown up to be violent killers. Video games aren’t the variable, either. Instead, we have to look beyond the video games and guns —a blasphemous thought […]

#HuntingIsConservation Campaign Reaches 7 Million, Sets Crosshairs on Economic Impact

Press Release from the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation: MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s #HuntingIsConservation social media campaign, designed to educate hunters and non-hunters alike, reached more than 7.4 million* people since its launch in January. “We believe this campaign is making a tangible difference. It highlights the significant role hunting and hunters play in […]