Dear Mod ... I'm not sure what you're looking for in the flavor of feedback - but I'm not against mandatory reporting. I report in with vigilance. The 10 days is a bit tight in some cases. Sometimes the drill at the counter purchasing a license when you get the flurry of questions about last years fowl hunting is a bit ridiculous - but big game reporting is fine by me.
I have no problem filling out these reports either.
I have heard of a few individuals who deliberately falsify these. Apparently this is to not give away their "top secret" hunting spot or the success they had there. It's unfortunate really - IDF&G doesn't need any more challenges to managing herds.
I've also seen a few anomolies in the reports that come from this data. For example, anterless animals taken in antered-only hunts, etc. Have always wondered if these were mistakes on the card, or in the field.
In archery, repetitiveness is EVERYTHING.Same anchor point, same release action, same grip on the bow, same follow through... it all comes down to the N'th degree of "little" things making the final result of accuracy achievable.I made a test recently - I have two bows that I am going to hunt with this year - an older PSE and a new Bear.I have a set of arrows for each bow that are different in length.I have been shooting quite a bit and my groups are getting better - I have been out of...