Month: January 2007

Forestry Students Take Hunting Course

Not too long ago, most forestry students were hunters. How times have changed. Now, most students don’t hunt. One school, Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences, is trying to change that. These students take courses in hunting, to learn to

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Time For A New Shotgun

OK, the punt gun was different.  More historic than anything.  Not very practical for today’s hunting. This, on the other hand, is today’s shotgun.  The Beretta  Xtrema2.  Wow, I have never seen a video quite like this one. Outdoor Life

Posted in Shooting

Punt Gun

Did you ever want to shoot your limit of ducks or geese with one shot? Then a Punt Gun is what you are looking for…though not legal in the US, this bit of history is fascinating and this video demonstrates

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Forget Deer Hunting

Want a challenge?  Feel the need to hunt something you don’t normally see in Penns Woods?  Try Wallaby.  Seems one is on the loose near the City.  Check out this story: Wallabies, which look very similar to kangaroos, are native

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2007 Pope & Young Club Convention Comes to PA

For the first time in their five-decade history, the Pope and Young Club Convention comes to the Eastern United States. The UBP has the great honor of being selected to host the 2007 biennial national convention. The three-day event, April

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Geezes Freezes

I’m not a goose hunter. Not that I don’t like goose hunters. It’s just not my bag. Rex on the other hand may hate goose hunters. Truth be told, I’ve only ever been goose hunting once. To call it goose

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New Bune & Crokett Record – Questionable Kill

You would not believe how many alert readers sent me this picture of the latest record book entry. It has sparked a great controversy throughout the hunting community. Most claim this might have been an illegal road hunt. If anyone

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Snow

Finally!  We finally got some snow across Pennsylvania.  My area only received a dusting.  But it is enough to get out and check the tracks of that mythical deer herd. Take a day off and get yourself out in the

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Unified Sportsmen Suit Update

Latest news on the suit against the Game Commission: Case dismissed. A state court yesterday dismissed a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s deer-management program, saying the sportsmen’s group that sued lacks a legal foundation for its claim. The Unified

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New Blog Added

Fellow Hunters and Fishers, I’ve added a new blog to the links, Deer Camp Blog.  Check out the cool article posted there about us. Please take some time and read some of his posts. If you are passionate about duck

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