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The Lost Jingle of the Coins
There are bills being attempted by anti hunters in several states to raise the legal hunting age to 16 before a youth may take to the field. It’s only a matter of time before it happens in this state. “ Balderdash,” is the closest word I can get away with here,

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Shooting Industry Masters Raises

Shooters from throughout the industry stepped to the firing line at the 6th Annual Shooting Industry Masters July 26 to blast clays and ring steel, all in support of NSSF’s Step Outside program.  More than 150 shooters, including company CEOs, sales reps and factory craftsman, competed in the three-gun competition at the Hartford Gun Club in East Granby, Conn. Produced by FMG Publications, the event’s raffle raised $16,500 for the Step Outside program, which introduces newcomers to shooting.

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Olympics Spur Record Year for Scholastic Shooting Program

As the Olympics prepare to showcase shooters among the world's athletic elite, America's "Little League of Shooting Sports" is celebrating record participation as well as its influence on the Games in Beijing.  The U.S. Shooting Team has just eight spots for shotgun shooters. In trial competitions, 25 percent of those spots were won by alumni of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP), a national youth shooting league that's become a phenomenon across the country.

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DEP EnCon Police Make Arrest for Illegal Moose Hunting

Officers from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Division of State Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police recently arrested a Hartland resident for illegal moose hunting.

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Online Purchase of Hunting and Fishing Licenses Available on DEP Site

Governor M. Jodi Rell announced today that the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is now offering more convenient services to the public by putting the sale of hunting and fishing licenses online and through the creation of a Google map feature that ‘connects’ the public to Connecticut’s state parks and forests.

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Wild Turkey Hunting Safety Seminar

Spring is just around the corner and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that a Wild Turkey Hunting Safety Seminar is scheduled for Saturday, April 5

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Ruger Milestone Rifle Highlights SHOT Show Auction

Over the years, manufacturers and sportsmen have helped raise well over $500,000 for the future of hunting in America through the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show's annual firearm and knife auction. The 2008 auction promises to be another exciting one. The items include a highly embellished Ruger rifle with a historic serial number, an elegant Pennsylvania longrifle and a finely crafted, expertly engraved folding knife.

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DEP Identifies Men Involved in Berlin Hunting Incident

John Peterson, 51, of East Berlin, was the man taken to Hartford Hospital after being wounded by a 12-gauge shotgun slug while hunting this morning with his stepson and a friend, according to the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

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Stocking Areas Reduced – No Stocking During Deer Season Opener

A total of 44 major public hunting areas will be stocked with pheasants during the 2007 fall season.

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Pheasant Prospects Remain Good; Tags Now Available for Sale

The DEP will purchase 15,857 adult ring-necked pheasants for the upcoming fall season; a decrease of 1,296 birds from the previous year’s purchase.

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October 20 Opening Day Of Small Game Season

The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has announced that Connecticut’s 2007-2008 small game hunting season will open at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20...

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