New Jersey Hunter Summoned for Illegally Claimed Road Kill
There was a big write up in all the papers around here about this cub that was shot by a hunter and died with his head on the highway where people were stoping and crying by the side of the road and praying for this bear and the guy made all us hunters look bad. Then it turns out he didn't even shoot it! He got what he deserves. Too bad it wasn't a bigger fine!
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...