The rumors of hunting's demise are exaggerated


Hardly a week passes that I don't see or hear another proclamation on how hunting and trapping (and sometimes even sportfishing) are going the route of the dinosaurs. Just about all of these base their assumptions on the general decline of sporting license sales nationwide. However, basing such conclusions on license figures alone fails to accurately project all the facts involved and also doesn't mean that these activities are neither as needed nor as accepted by the general public as they were in the past.

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