When you play all the little games throughout the west, you can really rack up a nice little bill. But, when you think about it, Game and Fish Departments are one Department I don't mind seeing my money go to.
Hunting is my only hobby its really the only thing I like to do besides spend time with my family, so I dont mind spenind some cash on PP's. Some guys I know spend $300+ bucks a month for memebership to a stupid golf course. These are the types of things I tell my wife when I'm spending our money on hunting.
One thing that everybody needs to remember is that if you are going to hunt out of state and want the points for next year you are going to have to play the game and fork over the bucks. At least in most of the states once you buy the required hunting license you can at leas head up and do some small game hunting there so it isn't a total wash.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...