Category Archives: Hunting

California Driving Out Manufacturers and Jobs

California is just losing a major firearms manufacturer due to an unfriendly business environment. Yes, excessive business taxes and draconian firearm laws are forcing Weatherby to abandon its long-time home started in 1945 in South Gate, California. Their new facility … Continue reading

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Phase 2 of Nonlead Ammunition in California Starts July 1, 2016

NOTICE: Phase 2 of California’s nonlead ammunition police takes effect on July 1, 2016. If you hunt in California you must now use nonlead ammunition for all game harvests. There is an exception for game birds taken on the property … Continue reading

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California Nonlead Ammo Ban in Effect July 1, 2015

On July 1, 2015, nonlead ammunition is now required when hunting on all California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) lands. You will also need to use nonlead ammunition anywhere in California when hunting Nelson bighorn sheep. If you are … Continue reading

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California Starts Attack on Ammunition and Hunting

On April 9, 2015, the California Fish and Game Commission approved regulations to ban all ammunition that contains lead. The regulations will start on July 1st for the 2015 hunting season and be phased in by July 1, 2019. Alternative … Continue reading

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New Firearms Laws in 2012 for California

There were over 875 laws that were signed into law by Governor Brown in 2012.  Several of them affect firearms.  The summaries of these laws below are not a legal opinion of any type and are only a synopsis of … Continue reading

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Two Suggestions for Using Tree Stands While Hunting

Please do not try what Dan Keith Hindenach did while hunting.  He set up a tree stand and perched himself to await some deer. This was not a problem.  What he did not do and what he did ended his … Continue reading

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You May Get Killed When Hiking and Hunting

There is danger in them thar’ hills… and forests and parks and on private land. Yes, you heard me correctly.  There definitely is an increased chance of getting killed while hiking and hunting.  No, it is not due to the … Continue reading

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Obama Voters Told To Leave Hunter Safety Class

Kell Wolf was a Volunteer Hunter Safety instructor for at least 15 years in Oklahoma.  Like most hunters and Second Amendment advocates I know (Yes, I know the Second Amendment is not about hunting) Mr. Wolf has rather strong feelings … Continue reading

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Will Kirsten Cave-in To Gun Banners?

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Democrat and a gun-toting mamma approved by the NRA is Hillary Clinton’s replacement for the Senate.  I had remarked in a earlier blog entry that this seemed like a great thing for gun rights.  I did have … Continue reading

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Snow Goose Holiday

You may want to pack up your bags, guns and ammo and prepare to flee California for New York.  Have I lost my mind?  Possibly.  Am I suggesting moving to a state where the gun control freaks are nearly as … Continue reading

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