Anti-hunters support bestiality? The NRA takes their defense of hunting just a little too far . . . NRA Launches New Effort To Defend Hunting – “Today, hunting is under attack by activists who want to treat squirrels as equal to humans. At least one of the prominent leaders of the anti-hunting movement teaches humans and animals are so similar that it ought to be acceptable for humans to have sexual relations with animals. (That last line is not a typo.)”
Size matters, but so does distance. . . Hunting elk? Here are the 12 best cartridges – “The ought-six has probably killed more elk than all the other cartridges listed here combined. Not that it’s a better choice; it’s just extremely common, and yes, it’s pretty darned good at making meat. It’s superb on elk to 350 yards or a bit more in the hands of a very good rifleman. Beyond that distance, it doesn’t carry the steam of the faster cartridges listed here. When picking an elk bullet, shy away from light, fast projectiles and pick a heavy version. Just about any 180-grainer will do, since the .30-06 doesn’t produce bullet-destroying velocities.”
When you get dropped off at your hunting spot and your two friends get dropped off 50 yards away, it’s wise not to shoot at the same decoy. . . Two turkey hunters injured in hunting accident – “At about 8:40 a.m. the man said he shot at a turkey that he had been ‘calling-in,’ but realized immediately after firing a single 12 gauge shot that his two friends had been hunting the same turkey. The two hunters who were injured were just inside of a wooded area, wearing camouflage and laying behind a turkey fan made of turkey feathers. The fan gives the appearance of a decoy turkey and the subjects could not be seen by the shooter, Sheriff Peak reported. The victims were hit with shotgun pellets in the face and upper body. The hunter who shot them rendered aid and both hunters walked back to their truck, from which they were transported to the hospital. The three hunters knew each other. One is a good friend of the shooter and the other is the shooter’s brother.” Speaking of ND’s . . .
The couple that shoots each other stays together? That’s assuming you buy Bob’s story . . . “A woman is finally returning home after her husband accidently shot her in the stomach while hunting a squirrel last year. Brenda Durkee’s lengthy stay in the hospital started six months ago, when her husband, Bob spotted a squirrel in their backyard, eating the last of their petunias. Bob was putting away his shotgun after shooting the pest, when the gun unexpectedly went off again, hitting his wife in the stomach.” Too much gun?
It’s official, so it must be true! . . . Gov. Ricketts proclaims Nebraska top turkey hunting destination – ” Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a proclamation on April 12 declaring that Nebraska is the Best Turkey Hunting Destination in the United States. The governor signed the proclamation in a ceremony at the Nebraska Capitol and presented it to Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Deputy Director Tim McCoy and District 1 Commissioner Dan Kreitman of Wahoo. In return, Kreitman presented the governor a turkey call, which he vowed to use on an upcoming turkey hunt. In a recent survey, 90 percent of respondent Nebraska turkey hunters stated they had a satisfying experience . . . Turkey hunting is allowed statewide. More than 400,000 acres of land are open to public hunting in the state.” Texas has over 1m acres of public hunting grounds. Just sayin’ . . .
Turkeys don’t have cell phones. So now you know.
When four-legged omnivores encroach on human habit — or vice versa — things can get coyote ugly. One way, or another . . . COYOTES IN COBB Hunting contest sparks debate in Georgia – “’So, yes, conflicts can arise (with pets, farm animals or humans), but it’s usually precipitated because they’re being fed (by humans),’ Mowry said. ‘(Coyotes will eat) compost piles, crops, cat food and the like. Coyotes are typically shy, but they will gradually overcome shyness and associate humans with food. That’s when the problems develop, and they’re community-wide problems. Everyone has to work together to limit the access of food. Coyotes are not on the prowl to eat all pets. They can learn that, but it’s because of bad habits by humans.’” Not all pets? Well that’s a relief!
Happy Easter y’all! Christ has risen!