Reality-TV’s Billy Buspice Loses Hunting Privileges until 2019 for Poaching

Billy Buspice, co-host of the reality-TV show “Wildgame Nation” and star of A&E’s upcoming series “Country Buck$,” had his hunting and fishing privileges revoked this week until 2019 by a Louisiana Circuit Court judge as part of his sentencing for charges of allowing an antlerless elk to go to waste and hunting without a license.… Continue reading Reality-TV’s Billy Buspice Loses Hunting Privileges until 2019 for Poaching

A Big Loss For Hunters

On Monday, December 8th, the Appellate Court in Illinois reversed the conviction of two individuals for "willful obstruction or interference with the lawful taking of wild animals under section 2(a) of the Hunter and Fishermen Interference Prohibition Act (Act) (720 ILCS 125/2(a)" People v. Holm, 2014 IL App (3d) 130582. Adam and Daniel Holm, followed… Continue reading A Big Loss For Hunters

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Non-Hunting Crimes Lead to Hunting Suspension

In Colorado generally, hunting-related offenses earn the offender "points" on his license. Handed down in 5 point increments (each offense being worth a separate number of points depending on severity), when the total points accumulated in a 5 year period reaches 20, a hearing is conducted to determine the length (if any) of suspension of… Continue reading Non-Hunting Crimes Lead to Hunting Suspension

Colorado House Bill 1330: New Hunter Appeals Process

On April 25, the Colorado House of Representatives passed House Bill 1330. Championed by State Representative Jon Becker, House Bill 1330 would create an appeals process for Colorado hunters and anglers with suspended hunting or fishing licenses. Specifically, the Bill would give a person with a hunting or fishing license suspension the ability to petition… Continue reading Colorado House Bill 1330: New Hunter Appeals Process

Ted Nugent “Blindsided” by Game Law

Famed rock musician, conservationist, and political activist Ted Nugent pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal wildlife violation after he failed to recover a wounded black bear three years ago on an archery hunt in Alaska. Mr. Nugent agreed to pay $10,600.00 in fines and restitution and stated "I’m afraid I was blindsided by this,… Continue reading Ted Nugent “Blindsided” by Game Law