“I hope people start to realize how lucky they are to live in such a beautiful, unique place and start taking some pride in their home.”
Critics of the rule change dispute that the bear population is growing uncontrollably. And they particularly oppose one of the hunting methods: using dogs to chase a bear to corner the animal, or chase it up a tree, and then it is shot.
“However, with last year’s passage of [the] Outdoor Heritage Enhanced [law], our legislature created a very real problem for nonhunters who have relied on Sundays as a free and clear day to go where they please on our public lands, in particular our national forests.”
In November, North Carolina voters will choose whether to add the right to hunt, fish and harvest wildlife to their constitution. If the amendment passes, the state will join 21 others, including all of the South save Florida, Maryland and West Virginia, in explicitly affirming this right.
Part one of an audio interview with TV personality, writer and outdoorsman, Steven Rinella
Our fisheries are being mismanaged. House Bill 353 is not the answer. I am a commercial fisherman who believes fish are gifts from God that should be treated with respect. … We could make wise use of God’s gifts by almost eliminating the regulatory discards that waste our resources, destroy our businesses and restrict the […]