Outdoor News: Wolves Return, Bobcat Mayhem & More

Posted by Dan Carlson on Apr 7th 2021

Outdoor News: Wolves Return, Bobcat Mayhem & More

Another shakeup in the outdoor industry
Pure Fishing just bought 100% of Plano Synergy Holdings, then announced the sell-off of the archery and accessories business. Get all the details HERE.

Gray wolf confirmed in Nebraska
Genetic testing results recently confirmed a large canine killed Jan. 28, 2021, near Ueling, was a gray wolf. Read more about this HERE.

Wyoming Outdoor Expo unveils ExpoLive presentation schedule
ExpoLive will be held May 6-8 online. With a full schedule of unique activities, anyone interested in the outdoors will find something engaging. See the schedule HERE.

Public urged to leave wildlife babies alone
Seeing young wild animals, such as deer, possums, ducks, rabbits and song birds, alone is common this time of year. Though the inclination may be to intervene, the best choice is to leave the animal alone. Learn why HERE.

Trap tournaments will be held in Illinois
Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) State Director, Colleen Callahan has officially notified the Amateur Trapshooting Association (ATA) that the US Open Trapshooting Tournament (June 2-6) and The Grand American and AIM Youth Championships (July 30 - August 14) will be allowed to take place at IDNR’s World Shooting and Recreational Complex (Sparta, Illinois) this year. Find out more HERE.

Nebraska Game and Parks seeks seasonal employees
Looking for a summer job?Love the outdoors?Check out seasonal positions available with Nebraska Game and Parks HERE.

Grizzly mauling near Yellowstone kills backcountry guide
A Montana backcountry guide has died after he was mauled by a large grizzly bear just outside Yellowstone National Park. Get the details HERE.

Man chucks bobcat across the yard after it attacks wife in driveway
A protective husband in North Carolina leapt into action to save his wife from a rabid bobcat in a wild, viral video. Watch it HERE. (caution – language)

Federal unveils new .22 LR defense ammunition
The .22 LR round has widely been considered insufficient in power for personal protection. Yet for many that caliber may be the only one they are comfortable shooting. Federal ammunition has developed a .22 LR load that places an emphasis on penetration. Learn about it HERE.

Hunting turkeys in foul weather
Ever wonder how wind and various forms of precipitation can impact your turkey hunt? Find out HERE.

Strategic Food Plot Designs: Try the wagon wheel
Read about an innovative approach to developing your food plot HERE.

Are lasers a good idea for a carry gun for older eyes?
Read a look at the pros and cons of laser sights HERE, and see Nexgen Outfitters’ selection of laser sights HERE.

Overcoming nervousness in shooting competitions
When it comes to marksmanship competition, skills can only go so far – having a strong mental game is also a key part of reaching success. In an effort to gain tips on better regulating the psychological aspects of competitive shooting, the Civilian Marksmanship Program asked respected athletes to share their personal experiences from the firing line on what they do to control their emotions when nerves creep in and the pressure is high. See what they said HERE.

Master the standing shooting position
The standing position may be the easiest position to assume, but with only your two feet on the ground, it's the least stable. Learn how to improve your shots from this position HERE.