Sports / Hunting/Shooting

Teens charged in Butler County business break-ins

HAMILTON, Ohio -- Authorities have arrested two and are searching for another teenager in connection to thefts from a pair of Butler County businesses last week.Someone used a shotgun to break into a convenience store in Okeana last Wednesday and a Hamilton gun shop last Thursday...

Arkansas lawmaker files 'Second Amendment Appreciation Weekend' bill

A state lawmaker wants to create a new sales holiday that he says both recognizes the Second Amendment and gives a tax benefit to Arkansans who exercise it by purchasing firearms. Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, filed a bill Thursday afternoon that would establish an annual ...

Michigan firearm season opening

Hunters in Michigan will be in the forests, swamps, fields, and woodlots by the thousands on Tuesday for opening day of the state’s firearm season for white-tailed deer. Ohio’s deer hunters will open their firearm season a couple of weeks later, on Nov. 28. Both states have ...

Correction: Deer Hunting-Michigan story

As deer season approaching the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is reminding hunters that target-shooting rules were recently changtjed for state game and wildlife areas LANSING, Mich. (AP) — As deer season approaching the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is re...

Patrick Durkin: Deer hunting fun in angst-filled way

On Nov. 19 Wisconsin will open Season No. 3 in its “new era of deer hunting,” but history suggests roughly half of our hunters will rank its quality as “low” no matter how many bucks we s...

Deer beginning to move as Minnesota opener approaches

"It had been really slow until the last three days," John Chalstrom of Chalstrom's Bait and Tackle north of Duluth said Wednesday. "Some of the archery guys, instead of seeing a deer every two or...

Deer Lakes High School eager to host 80th student council conference in November

Team Tassy is a Pittsburgh- and Los Angeles-based charity with a vision of a world where poverty does not exist. Their mission is to help families in Haiti out of poverty through good, dignified ...

Field reports: Registrations down in Duluth city bowhunt for...

Registrations have been declining in the city hunt in recent years as hunters continue to reduce the herd in the city, which is the purpose of the hunt.“There’s not a lot a deer in the city a...

A happy birthday hunt pays off on Maine moose hunt opening day

ASHLAND, Maine — For the past 36 years — ever since the state of Maine began its modern moose hunt — Blaine Miller of Norridgewock has waited in vain for his name to be drawn during the sta...

Getting kids into the outdoors

But beneath those passions lies a troubling trend, say Minnesota Department of Natural Resources officials.“Our total number of license sales has held relatively steady, but our population is i...

Everything you need to know about shooting before the 2016 Olympics

Welcome to a special Olympic edition of FTW Explains, where we break down the Olympic sports you are curious about, but don’t really understand. We won’t judge. Today we have shooting. Sho...