P&Y Announces Potential New Record Elk

2318479Chatfield, MN – On September 10, 2016, Steve Felix of Seeley Lake, Montana spotted a tremendous bull in some low brush raking a tree. Steve glassed the bull and instantly knew it was a shooter. After closing the distance, the shot became now or never—10 more yards and the bull would be out of his shooting window. He drew in a deep breath, steadied his peep around his pin, found a spot on the bull and squeezed his release. Continue reading

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Testing Deer for Disease

Testing DeerMonitoring program launched after bovine tuberculosis found in Indiana

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 31, 2016) — Kentucky is participating in a three-state effort to test white-tailed deer for the presence of bovine tuberculosis.

While bovine tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that primarily affects cattle, it also can infect deer. The disease has not been detected in Kentucky’s deer herd.  Continue reading

Michigan Conservation Officers Share Tips for Safe Bowhunting

2298204Michigan’s bowhunting season opens Oct. 1, and Department of Natural Resources conservation officers are sharing tips for a safe hunting experience.

“Bow hunting is enjoyed by thousands of hunters every year in Michigan, and we want to ensure everyone has a safe and enjoyable hunting season,” said Sgt. Steve Orange, supervisor of the DNR’s hunter education program. Continue reading

2017 Can-Am

The Can-Am Outlander 6×6 family of six-wheeled ATVs is at the top of its class when it comes to conquering tough work and challenging terrain. The Outlander 6×6 vehicles have an additional set of rear wheels, and an exclusive Double Torsional Trailing arm Independent (TTI2™) rear suspension (complete with a quick-release sway bar). For tackling tough chores, the ATVs have an extra low L gear, Dual-Level cargo box with modular accessories and the largest towing capacity of any Can-Am ATV. For 2017, Can-Am has enhanced its talented 6×6 ATV family with all the Outlander ATV family updates as well as the addition of the new Outlander 6×6 DPS package. The newest 6×6 vehicle comes standard with Tri-Mode Dynamic Power Steering and Visco-Lok QE at an affordable price. Continue reading

Pope & Young Announces Reopening of Museum

Pope & YoungChatfield, MN – During the recent extreme wet weather, the Pope and Young Club’s Museum of Bowhunting’s dehumidifiers were not keeping up with the added moisture in the air. Further inspection revealed a leaking roof and an abandoned and capped waterline that had been leaking for quite some time. The extreme humidity in the building led staff and board members to be very concerned about possible damage to the books and artifacts in the museum. The decision was made to close things down for a while to fix these problems.  Continue reading