School Action With Hunter Creates Controversy!

January 24, 2017

I wrote about a 9-year-old girl in northeast Ohio who coped with some ridicule for wearing a sweatshirt to school displaying a downed deer that she had shot during the youth season. Since that time, the story has gone viral and the vitriol online has risen to an unhealthy place both for the school and the child. The school district in question, Highland Local Schools in Medina County, disputes some…

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Young Ohio Hunter Shamed at School For Shooting Deer!!

January 24, 2017

CLICK HERE TO READ THE UPDATED STORY WITH REACTIONS FROM THE SCHOOL DISTRICT: http://www.newsbysquad.com/school-action-hunter-creates-controversy/?preview_id=836&preview_nonce=094cc2dd0f&post_format=standard&_thumbnail_id=833&preview=true AN INCIDENT OF HUNTER SHAMING RECENTLY CAME ACROSS MY DESK, and this situation is really beyond the pale. Let me lay it out for you: A 9-year-old girl from northeast Ohio, Domonique Yatsko, was lucky enough on the youth weekend to harvest a really nice buck. She tagged the deer where it lay and checked all the…

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Five NBA Players Who Won’t Be Traded—But Should Be

January 24, 2017

The NBA trade deadline is roughly a month away, and that means we’re about to enter peak rumor season around the league. It’s already begun, really. In the past week, we learned that Ricky Rubio is reportedly on the block, and that the Pistons and Wolves were discussing a Rubio-for-Reggie Jackson deal. Meanwhile, the Nuggets are reportedly set on dealing Jusuf Nurkic, the Hawks have pressed pause on Paul Millsap…

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NYC Case Exposes Dilemma in Caring For WILDLIFE…

January 23, 2017

ALBANY, N.Y. — A dramatic, ultimately tragic tussle over a one-antlered deer that somehow wandered into a tiny Manhattan park has cast a spotlight on a simple question: How much should humans step in to help troubled wildlife? Recent guidelines by New York state officials mandating limited intervention by wildlife “rehabilitators” stirred heated debate and a lawsuit even before last month’s case of the white-tailed buck that became a celebrity…

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Good glass for under $500

January 19, 2017

Did you know you that some rifle scopes these days retail for $7,000? That is not a typo. Seven thousand. There are many in the $2,000 to $4,000 range. But you can get a perfectly functional one for well under $500, probably even under $200. In tough economic times, it’s a challenge for many hunters to justify any scope for their rifles or slug guns, particularly if their shots usually…

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HELPFUL TIPS FOR THE TRAVELING HUNTER

January 7, 2017

Entrance into Canada You will be required to clear Canadian Customs regardless of whether you fly or drive. You will need to present a valid passport at the border crossing. At Canadian Customs, you will be asked several questions about the purpose of your trip, the length of your stay, where you live, who you are hunting with, etc. It is a very good idea to have some written verification…

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