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Wolves are sneaky, elusive, powerful and intelligent animals. For these reasons, they often have a bad reputation, but rarely is it truly justified. One such instance involved an old nuisance wolf that had begun encroaching on a small, remote community in northern Manitoba. Robert, a friend of mine who is seasonally both a trapper and commercial fisherman, invited me to join him one cold mid-winter day to check his trap line by traditional dog team. A wolf appearing in and around town, or harassing and even killing some of his dogs, was nothing new in this part of the world. … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting predatory animals! Heraclitus once said, “expect the unexpected.” I am quite sure this quote was not made in reference to hunting, but it certainly fits more often than not. And this was no exception. It was beginning to look like Danilo Moresco was actually going to get a chance at this wolf after all. I couldn’t believe what was happening. Wolves are a notoriously intelligent predator. Yet there we were, getting set up for a shot at the same wolf we had called in hours before. His shiny black coat … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more hunting articles! BC received a lot of snow this past winter. However, whether that was an issue for game animals depends on where you look. In the north half of the province, there was lots of snow and it lingered well into spring; in fact, the northeast part of BC broke snowfall records. In the southern half of the province, there also was a lot of snow, but mostly at high elevation. The winter ranges on low elevations of the major river valleys were largely spared. So, while the past winter was severe, … Read more »

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