By Mike Ewing A multiyear chess game is in progress between the Idaho Legislature and Commissioners of the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Gov. Butch Otter seems on the brink of favoring Idaho’s monied elite to the detriment of ordinary Idahoans A few legislators are working to expand the Landowner Appreciation, or LAP, system […]
This is a great hunt for BC Black Bears and Color Phase Bears!
This area has A LOT of color-phased black bears ranging from 5 to 7 1/2 feet with some weighing as much as 500 lbs. The healthy population of black bears and color phase bears makes this one of the best hunting experiences in British Columbia.
My 2016 bear hunting season was one for the books. Hunted down to the wire, and on the last evening, Russ and I were surrounded by giant bears, and I was able to arrow my biggest black bear to date. I was lucky enough to make a stalk and take this ancient old brute whose […]
Thomas White – Austin, Texas Spring Black Bear Hunt in British Columbia – May 8 – 15, 2016 How I rate this hunt: I am very likely to refer my friends to Outdoors International about this hunt. The outfitters pre-hunt communication was excellent. Overall trophy quality was excellent. The outfitters lodging was excellent. (rustic but comfortable) The […]
Idaho Mt. Express Editorial: The hunt goes to? Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter is holding two positions on the Fish and Game Commission hostage in an effort to convince the commission to go along with selling hunting rights for the state’s big-game animals to the highest bidder, a move that […]
Posted: Sunday, May 15, 2016 By JEFF SELLE/Staff Writer COEUR d’ALENE — Some Idaho sportsmen’s groups are taking umbrage with Gov. Butch Otter for what appears to be a political move they believe could cripple the current Idaho Fish and Game Commission. Otter issued a press release last week calling on anyone interested in applying […]
Posted: Friday, May 13, 2016 By ERIC BARKER of the Tribune A long-simmering rift between the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and a group of powerful state legislators will likely cost the commission’s chairman and vice chairman their seats. Idaho Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter is seeking applicants to fill the seats held by Mark Doerr […]
When hunters and environmentalists speak about each other, it is through gritted teeth. Hunters feel like environmentalists are overstepping their boundaries and threatening their livelihood with conservation acts. And environmentalists think of hunters as ATV-driving, gun-wielding neanderthals. It is time to overcome these dated and cruel stereotypes. Working Together Have you heard the saying that two heads are better […]
Spectacular dall sheep hunting, Alaska has quality rams and this outfitter hunts in some of the best trophy dall sheep areas.
Due to rugged terrain and limited hunting pressure and access, dall sheep numbers and quality have been doing well. The average ram taken by this outfitter is heavy-horned and around 37”.