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.
I could see the small band of mule deer picking their way towards me through the sagebrush 800 plus yards away. With my 10 power binoculars I spotted a legal buck bringing up the tail. I dropped down and crouched behind a large chunk of sage just waiting for them to pass within range. Unfortunately, they stopped and began milling around before finally settling down, with a few of them laying down right out in the open. They were not going to come to me; if I wanted any closer, I'd...