Nevada Hunting Ban Hearing Scheduled 1-30-2013

 

 

January 30, 2013

 

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Nevada Hunting Ban Hearing Scheduled

 

The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners will hear a petition this Friday, February 1st, seeking to ban the hunting of bears with hounds in the state.  Nevada sportsmen are encouraged to attend the meeting and to submit comments to the Commissioners supporting bear hunting with hounds.

Friday’s Commissioners’ meeting will be held at the Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas located at 309 South Valley View Boulevard.  The meeting is slated to being at 9:30 a.m.  The bear hunting ban is fifth on the Commissioners’ agenda.

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USSAF Submits Comments Opposing Listing the African Lion as “Endangered”

 

Last fall, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that it is considering a petition to list the African lion as “endangered” under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) after a petition was filed by animal rights and anti-hunting organizations.  On Monday, the U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance Foundation (USSAF) filed comments opposing listing the lion under the ESA.

Wiconsin Judge Allows Dogs in Wolf Hunt

 

On January 16th, Dane County Circuit Judge Peter C. Anderson issued a favorable ruling for sportsmen in a lawsuit on the use of dogs in the state’s wolf hunt. This ruling paves the way for wolf hunting with dogs to take place next season.

In his ruling, Judge Anderson found that while the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) did have the authority to enact additional restrictions on hunting wolves with the aid of dogs…

USSA has Successful Week at SHOT Show

 

The 2013 Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade Show (SHOT), the largest and most comprehensive outdoor trade show for outdoor enthusiasts, proved a fulfilling week for USSA and USSAF. USSA/USSAF were recognized for their Long-Term Service to Sportsmen, awarded a grant from the Cabela’s Outdoor Fund, and presented Bushnell Outdoor Products with the Cabela’s Lifetime Business Achievement Award…

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