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.
Every year my Pro-Staff and I head to the woods to hunt the old wise Tom. We travel thousands of miles covering numerous states hunting these old guys. Lots of times we end up hunting public lands or private property that have been hunted already. That’s the last thing you want to hear when you just traveled 6 hours that someone else has already hunted the property. We had to come up with a game plan and one real fast.
The first thing we did was ask the farmer were they usually see the birds in...