Great article. It puts a little water on the activist fires stating how dangerous hunting is. I don't think us hunters work together enough to form the incredibly large body of voters and strength needed to knock some of these myths and anti-gun politicians on their butts. If all the gun groups could work under one man-date we would be unstoppable in what we could accomplish.
Good article. Yes. I remind my wife when she asks me to be careful that the most dangerous part of even one of my expedition-grade outings is the driving part. Most mountain climber deaths are on the drive back... falling asleep at the wheel. I must say the most dangerous part of my bighorn sheep hunt was the Labor Day traffic about 30 miles from home. It would be interesting to find out how many hunters are involved in accidents out hunting versus on the road to and fro. Let's hunt safe and drive safe.
When hunting whitetails there are many different languages being spoken afield that I key on when outdoors. All these little creatures living around whitetails have something to tell us if we are willing to listen.
My favorite tattletales of the outdoors are a handful of little birds that live in my state of Ohio. Maybe yours too. A tip for the upcoming season.
There are Blue Jays, Cardinals, Chickadees, Killdeer, and Sparrows that all have language...