Compensation for Montana Wolf-Caused Damage to be Discussed
Compensation for wolf-caused livestock damages and loses is currently offered to Montana livestock owners by the Defenders of Wildlife, a private, nonprofit group that seeks to protect wild animals and their habitats.
HUH? Whoses the smart guy that thought that one up? Talk about a conflict of interest ... If you think DoF is an unbiased group check out their web site.
Good to hear that they are moving to an independent panel, that hopefully impanels at least a few ranchers.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...