Hunting

A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tally In Florida Python Hunt Holds At 50 Snakes

More than 1,500 hunters are struggling to find more Burmese pythons as a public hunt for the invasive species continues in the Everglades.

02/08/2013

A Burmese python is seen on display at the registration event and press conference for the start of the 2013 Python Challenge (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

21 Invasive Pythons Killed So Far In Fla. Contest

The man known as “Alligator Ron” has a lifetime of experience in the Florida Everglades, a fleet of airboats at his disposal and knows the habitats of furry prey for large reptiles. He still couldn’t lead a pack of hunters to a single Burmese python.

01/18/2013

File photo of a Burmese python. (Photo by ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

More Than 400 Ready To Hunt Pythons In Fla.

More than 400 people have signed up to hunt Burmese pythons on public lands in South Florida.

01/12/2013

File photo of fishermen. (Photo by MICHAL CIZEK/AFP/Getty Images)

21 Charged In Fla. For Poached Fish Wildlife Sales

State and federal authorities have broken up a Florida ring accused of selling fish and wildlife illegally purchased from poachers and unlicensed hunters and fishermen.

11/14/2012

Credit Steve Austin

Tampa Bay’s Best Gun & Hunting Stores

Because of the large amount of hunting opportunities within Tampa Bay there’s also a large amount of hunting stores. It’s hard to know which ones are the best unless someone gives you the inside scoop. We asked country DJ Steve Austin of WQYK – an avid hunter – to give us the low-down on the best hunting stores in the Bay area.

CBS Tampa–04/30/2012

File photo of a hog. (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

Man Hunting Hogs Says He Accidentally Shot Girlfriend

Authorities say a woman has been hospitalized in Florida after her boyfriend reported he heard a noise in the woods during a hog-hunting trip and accidentally shot her in the legs.

CBS Tampa–04/23/2012

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Wild Hogs Overpopulation Devastate U.S.

According to both USDA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wild Hog (or feral pig) now ranges from South Carolina to California and as far north as Wisconsin and Canada and in each […]

04/03/2012

A hunter aims his rifle as the sun sets. (Photo credit: PATRICK PLEUL/AFP/Getty Images)

1 injured in hunting accident in Pasco Co.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Wildlife officials are investigating a hunting accident in Pasco County that left one person injured with a gunshot wound.

CBS Tampa–12/10/2011

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