In a 2014 survey designed to understand the perceptions of the general US population toward hunting, administered by Lightspeed GMI, a global market research firm, 87% of respondents indicated it was acceptable to hunt for food, but only 37% indicated it was acceptable to hunt for a trophy. In response to this, much of the
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If you’ve tried to buy a box of factory ammo in the past six months, or even components like powder or bullets for handloading, you’ve undoubtedly encountered bare shelves and strict quantity limitations on whatever happens to still be available. For competitive shooters, hunters, and plinkers alike, this has been an enduring source of frustration.
The steadily declining number of hunters in recent years has troubling repercussions for environmental conservation efforts throughout the nation. From one deer-hunting season to the next, not much changes. There’s a comforting predictability to our routine: The night before the season opens, we meet up at Andy’s cabin on the shore of one of northern