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You’ve surely seen those videos from the upper Midwest of high-leaping fish slamming into boaters and water-skiers, as the folks swat them, catch them in nets, or arrow them as they arch across the sky. The high-leaping silvery fish are Asian silver or bighead carp, which have taken over huge Read More…

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A group of Panhandle Florida hunters is being praised for their quick-thinking action in saving a group of children they happened across while following hunting hounds. The band of hunters happened across a woods road near Youngstown, Florida, where a truck stuck in mud had smoke pouring into the Read More…

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South Florida is so plagued with invasive Burmese pythons taking over the Everglades and other wild places that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has hired special Indian snake hunters to use their special skills in diminishing the giant reptiles. Irula natives from India Read More…

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Since 2011 “Operation Outdoor Freedom” has enabled over 2,500 wounded Florida veterans to enjoy free hunting and fishing events, and the state is now accepting registration from eligible vets to participate in forthcoming events around the state. The Florida Forest Service, a division of Read More…

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A Florida man was fishing when the catfish he pulled from the water hit him in the face and caused an eye injury that has kept him from working for almost two-and-a-half months. Kory Williams, 29, was fishing in Sarasota when he gave his rod a jerk after feeling a tug from the water. Williams[.....]

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Mike Mooney is a well-traveled bowhunter and on the shooting staff of PSE Archery. He hunts whitetails with a vengeance and it takes a lot to unsettle his iron hunting nerves. But Mooney nearly lost his cool one afternoon as he climbed into a lock-on tree stand he had set up several weeks Read More…

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Recently in Florida’s Panhandle a Gulf Breeze resident let his dog out of his house, where it tangled with a black bear. The homeowner came to the rescue, and the bruin took a swing at the man, winning the confrontation, with canine and owner injured, though not seriously. Subsequent to the Read More…

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A coalition of conservation organizations are supporting President Trump’s nomination of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. If confirmed by the Senate, Perdue would head up a Cabinet-level department that oversees several agencies including the U.S. Forest Read More…