Ak Hunting News: Hunters? A biologist confronts the issue of slobs
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Alaska wildlife biologist Jack Whitman is a long time hunter. He writes: "I’m intimately involved in hunting, both professionally (for 35 years a biologist) and personally in my everyday life. I’m proud of that heritage which has been handed down through the generations. I’ll do what I can to maintain it for my children and for their children."
But two things happened recently to Whitman which caused him to become acutely aware of the issue of slobs in our ranks: the senseless killing of two animals: an owl sitting on its eggs, and his own hunting dog.
"Is this the wave of the future on a grand scale, or is this just a select few Fairbanks “hunters” that I’ve had the recent misfortune to encounter?," he writes.
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who are these people anyway?
they shot his dog?
That is disgusting. I am glad it wasnt my dog as I am pretty sure I would be facing charges for shooting back.
The individuals who shoot owls and dogs for "kicks" are not hunters. I refuse to be put in the same catagory as these outlaws.