Inside the Summer Issue of BHA’s Backcountry Journal

The Latest Issue of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers Magazine is Out Today

MISSOULA, Mont. – The summer issue of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers quarterly magazine, travel diary, is hitting mailboxes across North America. Here are some of the highlights from an issue that explores various often overlooked backcountry sights and hobbies and looks at the great work BHA members are doing across North America in defense of our public lands. , waters and wildlife.

water desert: In the cover story, BHA member Tyler Mann explores the Pacific Ocean wilderness by kayak in search of halibut and finds much in common with his elk hunting efforts in the field.

Knock it down: Brittany Parker, BHA Colorado’s habitat stewardship coordinator, explores the wildlife issues posed by livestock fencing, along with new, more wildlife-friendly alternatives to traditional fencing, and how the BHA’s Colorado chapter is working with state and federal agencies to remove abandoned fences on public lands.

160 acres: BHA Kansas Chapter President Kurt Ratzlaff discusses how state politics and obscure laws impede the acquisition of public land in a state with some of the least, and addresses how the BHA Kansas chapter is working to change that.

The Farm Bill and Hunters and Fishermen on Public Lands: BHA member Charlie Booher considers the importance of the Farm Bill to hunters and fishermen, from access to habitat issues, in this highly educational column.

A search for Char: Travel to the farthest reaches of North America with Canadian BHA member Duane Radford as he hunts for a giant arctic char.

And there is more: Falconry, grizzly bear attacks, rural water purification, how to cook a delicious Walleye Reuben sandwich and much more in this edition of travel diary.

travel diary distributed to BHA members, elected officials, and land management agencies. It is also available in a digital flipbook edition, available to members on the BHA website. Join the BHA today to get your copy.

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