I attended the March 15 th Meeting in Shreveport, LA. We had a good turnout. I chose to speak as it was a Town Hall Forum. I support a tagging system as it allows Hunters who have either small or no leases to Hunt Deer with the Hunter that may have doe tags for the whole season through our Deer Management Assistance Program. Another point I made to the audience was that with everything that our Wildlife and Fisheries tries to do is tied to the mighty dollar and yet we hunt for 4 months for what one night out with the wife cost! I suggested that the cost of license be reviewed and increased...do you know that I got an applause! A lot of the hunters had agendas like doing away with dog hunting or doe days...mostly emotional statements that were self serving, instead of statements meant to advance the Tagging Issue. John
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...