Getting rid of rifles would be silly. If it was ever put into place, it should be county by county anyway. Any state wide rule is crazy. I live in SD, and there are all types of cover here. Rifles are illegal in MN though. I'm glad I live in SD.
Hope the poachers burn in hell.
Proper hunter saftey is always the answer. I pass up shots every year, that most hunters would take. Last thing I want is to kill someones dad, brother, son, wife, etc.
The quandary of all hunters is how do I give myself the best chance to take home a trophy animal after shelling out hundreds of dollars for that coveted tag in another state. I face this issue this year with an Antelope tag in Colorado. Now I know that Antelope should be the easiest tag to fill in NorthWest Colorado. They are everywhere, but how do we give ourselves the best chance to take home that one animal that eludes everyone else. My advice, first and foremost, is don't shoot your...