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S2:E33 A Difference of Opinio…..Fact

On this week’s episode of the Nada Grande Outdoors Podcast, we sat down with DeeDon Bates and Ty Jackson, to discuss an article released by the New Mexico Wildlife Federation. I want to make clear that the issue we take with the article is that we believe it was...

From History: Family Ties

One of the reasons I find the collection of New Mexico Wildlife Magazines I have so interesting stems from the fact that I have relations that are featured within it’s pages! I vaguely remember my “uncle” A.J. Garner and his kind and loving wife Agnes from my early childhood....

From History: The Lamentations of a Trapper

As trapping has been in the forefront quite a bit lately what with the anti-trapping bill in the legislature and our recent podcast on the trap line with Ty Jackson, I thought this story fit the bill (pun intended)! Original article written by C. B. Berghofer, Beaver Control Manager....

Join the Family!

Nada Grande Blog post about joining the Hunt it Forward initiative....

Finding Common Ground

I once heard the phrase ‘Opinions are like a-holes, everyone’s got one’, and isn’t that the truth. A person’s opinions are formed based on their upbringing, experiences and knowledge gained over the span of their life. Opinions, however, may or may not be rooted in truth or facts. Everyone wants...

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

The Grip n’ Grin, the trophy shot or whatever else you want to call it has been a part of hunting culture since we could click a camera. It is second nature to want to capture the triumphant moment that is the culmination of your hunt. And why not? Contrary to...

A Change of Perspective is Overdue

We as hunters need to change what we do if we are to bring new hunters into the fold. Lets start with our thinking! A change of perspective is long overdue....

Public Hunters: Getting involved

Hunter Hypocrisy I recently attended a public meeting that was to showcase the proposed changes by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish in the rules that regulate the manner and methods by which we are allowed to take game and fish in the State of New Mexico ....

Hunt It Forward

Nationwide right now, there is a major movement in hunting called R3 which stands for Recruitment, Reactivation, and Retention. These three activities are vital to growing hunter numbers across New Mexico and the United States, and growing hunter numbers is critical to continued habitat improvement for animals as well...