I can't even blame the liberals for this one The Torys brought in the end of the sping bear hunt from pressure from the anties back in the nineties saying that the spring bear hunt was orfaning bear cubs.
well there have been more orfaned bear cubs as a result of to many bears and not enough food, the mother bears leave there cubs out of self preservation.
The bear wise program tells people how to keep bears away, by keeping your barbaque clean don't leave pet food out side, and if you encounter a bear don't show your back and walk slowly away facing the bear.
This may not be politicaly correct but I go by the moto of the Three S.s.s.
shoot shovel and shutup, if I have a bear problem.
There are sightings of bear whare there haven't been any for years, it won't be until some politician's kid getts mauled that things will change.
sorry for the rant
The Bear wise program is in shambles and getting worse next year will be unreal if this is what we have in store, someone is going to get hurt and it won't be someone in thier family suffering to change these laws.
The first deer I shot, way back in 1958, was taken to the local meat shop and processed into steaks, roasts and some burger. Back then in that little Idaho town, when you took a deer into the butcher, you got the same deer back. Unfortunately, times have changed. The last time I took an animal to a butcher, in the mid 60's, I don't have a clue who's meat I got back, but I sure don't think it was mine. I ended up throwing the burger as it stunk the house up every time we...