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SCI Record Book Top Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

Originally posted on Hunt Forever:
It has been said that of all the world’s sheep, the Rocky Mountain bighorn-especially one with horns of trophy proportions-is by far the most difficult to collect. Surveys indicate that bighorn hunts have the lowest success ratios of all sheep hunts. There are compensations, however. To quote the late Jack…

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Aggressive Black Bear Shot by Capitan Reisdent

If you encounter a bear:

Stop, and back away slowly while facing the bear. Avoid direct eye contact, as the bear may consider that a threat. Do not run. Make yourself appear large by holding out your jacket. If you have small children, pick them up so they don’t run.
Give the bear plenty of room to escape, so it doesn’t feel threatened or trapped. If a black bear attacks you, fight back using anything at your disposal, such as rocks, sticks, binoculars or even your bare hands. Aim for the bear’s nose and eyes.
If the bear has not seen you, stay calm and slowly move away, making noise so the bear knows you are there. Never get between a mother bear and her cubs.

A proud little gal and her bird!

Colorado Governor Signs Families Afield Bill Into Law

SB 226 will allow new hunters at least 10 years of age the opportunity to hunt under the watchful eye of an adult mentor prior to completing a full hunter education course. Apprentice hunting is the hallmark of the Families Afield Program, a joint legislative effort by led by Sportsmen’s Alliance, National Shooting Sports Foundation and National Wild Turkey Federation, as well as Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation and National Rifle Association. It reduce barriers to entering the sport of hunting and increases the number of hunters across the country.

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New Look! RMEF Great Elk Tour Crisscrossing America

MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s traveling conservation exhibit, the Great Elk Tour, has a newly redesigned look for all to see as it rolls across America from coast to coast. “The Great Elk Tour is longer, wider, taller, more attractive and better equipped than ever before to help spread our conservation message about the majesty of elk…