Couldnt click on the link, but I read a local newspaper article in Pocatello recently that also asked hunters to cover their game. Oh yeah, by the way Sportsman, I just got my buck with nosler balistic tips, actually tip, cause only one shot and dead.
I think the article makes a good point and I wish Wyoming well in this iniative. Maybe if it works they will do the same here in Texas. I have long wished they would. Even I don't like to see a deer hanging out of the back of a pickup when I'm on my way home from the lease. Especially if it is bigger than mine!
But I really do think that there is simply no need to rub it in people's faces. They say the vast majority of people do not hunt but do not really have a problem with it. But when the kids start asking mom why that man has a bloody, tongue hanging out of its mouth deer propped up for all on the highway to see, new anit-hunters are made. I just want us all to do all we can to make sure my kids are able to hunt and of course to keep me in business!
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...