Thousands of Minks on the Lam After Vandalism at Ohio Farm
Tens of thousands of minks that were set loose from a farm were wreaking havoc on small animals and property in Van Wert, Ohio.
Charges Filed Against Hunter Who Mistook Another Man for a Bear, Officials Say
A man who shot and critically injured a fellow hunter this month in Vermont after mistaking him for a bear is now facing charges, authorities said.
Fellow Hunter Mistook Man for Bear, Shooting Him
A man was left critically injured after being shot by a fellow hunter in Vermont.
Man Critically Injured After Being Shot by Fellow Hunter Who Mistook Him for a Bear
A man was critically injured over the weekend in Vermont when a fellow hunter shot him after he said he mistook him for a bear, state officials said. The shooting occurred on Saturday on private land in the town of Huntington, according to the Vermont Warden Service. Game wardens and Vermont State Troopers responded to the area, along with medical…
Dog, 2 Hunters Rescued From Muddy River in New Hampshire
Fire officials in New Hampshire successfully rescued two hunters and a dog who became stuck in a cold, muddy river Sunday afternoon. The Stratham Fire Department said it was called to a marsh near College Road along the Squamscott River to find and rescue two men who had been hunting in the area. One man had gotten too close to…
82-Year-Old Man Seriously Hurt in NH Hunting Accident
An 82-year-old man was shot in the leg during an apparent hunting accident in New Hampshire over the Thanksgiving weekend, officials said. The man from Wilton had been out hunting with an 83-year-old from Lyndeborough in Lyndeborough on Saturday evening, New Hampshire Fish and Game said. As they returned to their vehicles, a bolt-action hunting rifle fired while the older…
New Hampshire, Vermont Testing Deer for COVID-19
With hunting season underway, wildlife agencies in New Hampshire and Vermont have started testing for COVID-19 in white-tailed deer, as antibodies for the virus have been found in deer in other states. New Hampshire and Vermont were approached by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service about testing the white-tailed deer population as part of...