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!
Hunting is not usually a pursuit where instant gratification abounds. It takes a lot of time, practice, resources and patience to be a successful hunter. So when someone decides that an area they hunted only once without taking an animal is worthless and devoid of game, I don't quite understand it. These people usually jump from game management unit to game management unit; trying a new one every year.
Now don't get me wrong, there are people that just enjoy scouting and hunting...