In Texas, hunting hogs out of a helicopter is big business

May 25, 2018
Feral hogs cause millions of dollars in damage to crops across the U.S.
Coulter Airfield in Bryan, Texas is about an hour and a half northwest of Houston. It's where the helicopter hog hunting business, Helibacon, is based.
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Amid urbanization and expense, hunting declines as a hobby

Aug 1, 2017
Fewer Americans are hunting as a hobby, but those that are still hunting, are spending more money doing it.
Leith Konyndyk kneels with his son's first turkey, which they took home to clean and turn into barbecue.
Blake Farmer/for Marketplace

Bass Pro Shops to buy Cabela's

Oct 3, 2016
Bass Pro Shops will acquire rival, Cabela's, in a deal worth $5.5 billion.
Cabela's 250,000 square foot retail outlet is seen in Hamburg, Pennsylvania. 
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Going bearserk in Jersey

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Dec 9, 2013
The black bear population has grown so large in the state that it ended a hunting ban a few years ago.

Louisiana alligator hunters set to reel in profits

Aug 27, 2013
For the next month, it's open season on wild alligators in the Bayou State, and it's big business for hunters and luxury fashion houses like Hermes and Gucci.

Donated deer meat falls at Georgia food banks

Jan 22, 2013
Tough economy has more hunters keeping more of their take for themselves.

Australia could bring back crocodile hunting safaris

Jun 18, 2012
The government in Australia wants to boost the sagging tourism industry. One idea: Bring back the crocodile hunt.

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