By Bob Ferris [Disclaimer: I am not one to stereotype and I certainly mean no disrespect to Chihuahuas, Chihuahua owners or the state of Chihuahua in Mexico with this title or post content, but Chihuahuas are notoriously high-strung, territorial and quick to bark even when the threat level is minimal or non-existent (see here).] … Continue reading Oregon Outdoor Council: The Attack of the Zombie Chihuahua
Correction: An earlier version of this statement indicated that Mr. Broadfoot and his wife were charged by the Umatilla District Attorney's Office. This conclusion was erroneous and based upon our receipt of internal case numbers from the District Attorney's office indicating an on-going action with potential charges. We apologize for any confusion this might have caused. … Continue reading Statement of Steven K. Chapman and Bob Ferris Regarding the Investigation Of Jerod Broadfoot and the Future of the Oregon Outdoor Council and Oregon Outdoor Council Foundation
By Bob Ferris "I am personally fearful of a cougar attacking someone because they have not been managed. Their population has increased exponentially since 1994. I am also fearful that without providing the necessary tools to manage them they will continue to do what they naturally do and prey on elk and deer and … Continue reading The Cougar Crisis?
By Bob Ferris The Onion has some brilliant satire and some that bites a little too deep. One that is just right was a recent one they did about wolves and the millions of people killed each year by this rapacious predator that stalks people at copiers and coffee bars and rips their throats out … Continue reading An Un-Natural State of Fear: Oregon Outdoor Council versus Lions, Tigers (Wolves) and Bears
Fight over cougars and finances By Camilla Mortensen May 16, 2013 It all seemed so easy to businessman Steven Chapman — an avid hunter, he wanted to influence the Oregon Legislature on its hunting bills. The deer and elk herds in Oregon are too small, Chapman said, and wanted to do something about … Continue reading Predatory Nonprofit?
Oregon Outdoor Council Needs to Be Held Accountable For immediate release May 15, 2013 Contacts: Steven K. Chapman Bob Ferris 541-434-1463 (Bob only) Bend—A founding board member of the Oregon Outdoor Council (OOC) and the Oregon Outdoor Council Foundation (OOCF) issued a public statement today claiming that the non-profit needs … Continue reading Oregon Outdoor Council Needs to Be Held Accountable
By Bob Ferris "The trophy-hunter is the caveman reborn. Trophy-hunting is the prerogative of youth, racial or individual, and nothing to apologize for. The disquieting thing in the modern picture is the trophy-hunter who never grows up, in whom the capacity for isolation, perception, and husbandry is undeveloped, or perhaps lost. He is the … Continue reading The Wedge Group Recipe