New Legislation to Protect Hunting on Federal Land
This should be a given. Since its not, we need to take notice and support these bills. For hunting/fishing/shooting sports to survive into future generations, we need to make sure there is land available for our sports.
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...