Self sentencing sounds like a good idea. When/if I ever shoot one accidentally, I guess I'll just bypass the game warden (don't need to hassle the very busy wildlife officers with an investigation) and just send them a check. Anonymously.
I'm sure they will thank me profusely for my thoughtfulness.
Every year many hunters and outdoorsman and women come out west from the midwest and east coast to hunt the prized mulies and elk. One topic that comes up often is altitude sickness. My advice for flatlanders is to get into the best possible shape. Start months before your hunt, usually really ramping up my cardio around March or April.
I run 5-10 miles 3 times a week, and also go for walks carrying my pack with about 50lbs to simulate what could be on my back. Another useful tip is to drink A...