He should have followed the correct procedures in such matters!!!.........."SSS".
years back, a cousin of mine shot a deer, and did not find it after looking for the remainder of the day, the next morning, he shot another, and while tracking that deer, he came upon the one he shot the previous day. instead of letting another in our group tag it, he called the game warden before he told anyone in our party.
in the end, we were all accused of poaching, and were "under investigation" our names were taken by the official one by one as we returned to our camp. the official contacted the property owner (who we had known for the majority of our lives) and since that day, we no longer have permission to hunt that land. although none of us were officially cited, not even the man that shot the extra deer. maybe sometimes, it's better to say nothing at all.
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...