Author: Forrest Nelson

Hunting is Conservation – Here’s 25 Reasons Why

Sine 1984 The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) has been ensuring the future of elk and other wildlife is secure across North America.  In addition to protecting public lands and conserving elk habitat, the RMEF is also a voice for hunters, actively endorsing the sport of hunting on a daily basis.  Utilizing industry data and their internal statistics, the RMEF  recently released a comprehensive list illustrating 25 reasons why hunting is conservation.  Here they are: In 1907, only 41,000 elk remained in North America. Thanks to the money and hard work invested by hunters to restore and conserve habitat,...

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Wisconsin Governor Makes It Official: Fluorescent Pink is a Legal Hunting Color

The governor of Wisconsin signed a bill that would allow hunters to wear fluorescent pink instead of the traditional blaze orange, previously required for hunters in the state. Governor Scott Walker and other supporters of the bill are hopeful this new legislation will not only spur the state’s economy, but many hope this will nudge more females into the sport of hunting. Despite the diplomacy of the bill, it has been met with skeptics along the way, as many female hunters believe passing the law is downright sexist. The state of Colorado is also mulling over the idea of...

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Oregon State Police Presented with Infrared Imaging Unit to Battle Poaching

After raising $4,500, the Capital and Mid-Williamette chapters of the Oregon Hunters Association presented the Oregon State Police’s game enforcement unit with an infrared thermal imaging camera. Similar infrared units have been used recently by other game enforcement agencies and are currently being used in Africa’s Kruger National Park in the fight against the poaching of the park’s rhinoceros. These cameras give officers the ability to effectively see at night and spot potential poachers or their prey. The data derived from these cameras will undoubtedly aid as irrefutable evidence in the prosecution of those violating the laws surrounding hunting...

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Colorado Senator Pushes Legislation to Add Pink to Legal Hunting Colors

There is no doubt about it; women are flocking to the hunting and outdoor industry. In fact recent data has indicated that women, in fact, are out pacing men as newcomers to the sport. With this type of data often comes a barrage of new products and in this case, legislation. Democratic Sen. Kerry Donovan has sponsored a bill in Colorado that if passed, would allow for the use of fluorescent pink as one of the legal colors for hunters to wear while hunting. Currently in the state of Colorado, hunters are required to wear fluorescent orange to hunt...

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Steven Crowder Goes Undercover Testing Gun Show “Loophole” – Watch How Gun Retailers React

The recent buzz around gun control in America focused particularly on the sale of firearms privately and at gun shows around the country. As part of Obama’s executive order, he aimed to extend the background check system to secondary market buyers, those firearms sold privately and at gun shows. The recent gun control debates produced obscene assumptions and accusations from the left, many of them stating that it is in fact, far too easy to purchase fully-automatic weapons or any firearm, for that matter. Comedian and conservative Steven Crowder wanted to find out for himself and set out with...

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