Video: Have You Ever Caught a Blowfish?
Many anglers are uneasy about catching blowfish, or puffers, due to their reputation for being the second most poisonous vertebrate in the world. That reputation is only partly deserved. While Pacific blowfish do contain the dangerous and occasionally lethal tetrodotoxin, Northern puffers in the mid-Atlantic are mostly poison-free. In... Read more
College Student Confronts Connecticut Gov. About His Gun Stance — Now He’s Been Suspended From School
A Connecticut community college suspended a student after he approached Gov. Dannel Malloy and asked him several questions about gun control laws, according to the Daily Caller. Saucier recorded his conversation with Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy, seen here gesturing away from the student. (Image source: YouTube) Nicholas Saucier, a... Read more
Is this the real story on the bison “leaving” Yellowstone?
This week, a video has been circulating claiming to show a herd of bison “running for their lives” out of Yellowstone National Park. The suggestion has been that the animals are sensing imminent danger associated with a volcano in the area. But there’s just one problem: park officials told... Read more
U.N. Arms Trade Treaty takes leap toward entry into force
Image source: Reuters (Reuters) – The U.N. Arms Trade Treaty took a major step forward on its eventual entry into force on Wednesday as 18 countries, including five of the world’s top 10 arms exporters, delivered proof of its ratification to the United Nations. Exactly one year ago, the... Read more
Once a nuisance, alligator gar increasingly protected
Image source: Houston Chronicle When the Trinity River, swollen from heavy spring rains, oozed over its banks along its lower reaches and spread over the adjacent landscape, as it almost annually did back when I was a teenager, we’d wait maybe a week, load the bed of the pickup... Read more
Here’s What It Looks Like When a Gun Manufacturer Releases a ‘New York Compliant’ AR-15
Image source: The Blaze A Missouri-based gun manufacturer announced this week the release of a line of “New York Compliant” rifles, a market-based response to the Empire State’s strict new gun laws. “With the continual trampling of the 2nd Amendment in New York, Black Rain Ordnance is proud to announce... Read more
Rock River Arms Texas Distributor Awarded Contract
Image source: Rock River Arms Rock River Arms, Inc., an industry leader well-known for producing a full line of high-quality AR15-style rifles, components, parts, and accessories announces one of its respected dealers was awarded a three year contract with the BuyBoard Local Government Purchasing Cooperative in Texas. CMC Government... Read more
Video: Releasing a Tagged Moose Goes Wrong
Video source: Outdoor Hub Moose have a reputation for being quick to anger, and one man found out the hard way that even “baby moose” kicks can hurt plenty. According to the Daily Mail, wildlife trapper Wes Livingston was working with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife... Read more