wow it is sad to see things like this happen and sad to see such low fines for such an act the boys cuttin the foot off the bird just gose to show how much ppl just dont care anymore about our natral resorses
Those kids may have been some good kids that made a mistake. I can understand the leaniency in the fines but they should have had some public service or wildlife service penalties in addition to the fines and reprimands.
One of the most important components of deciphering a new hunting area is distinguishing between the summer and winter ranges for the game that you plan to pursue. Without knowing this you cannot make reliable assumptions about where the game will be come opening day. Knowing these areas will allow you to take the current weather (as well as the past couple weeks) and apply that to the landscape and make an educated guess as to where you might find that big buck or bull.
There are a couple ways...