Hunting Responsibilities

The Hunt and Fair Chase

"Fair Chase," as defined by the Boone & Crockett Club, is the ethical, sportsmanlike, lawful pursuit and taking of any free-ranging wild animal in a manner that does not give the hunter an improper or unfair advantage over such game animals.

Use of any of the following methds in the taking of game is considered Unfair Chase.

Always Remember.......

o Follow Fair Chase Ethics, Ask Yourself.

Is it legal? Is it right? Is it safe?

Fair chase allows the hunter to pursue game, using hunting skills, knowledge of wildlife & outdoor savvy, without putting the game animal at an unfair disadvantage. Below are examples of what is considered fair and unfair hunting practice for just one species.

Fair - Using decoys & calls to hunt turkeys

turkeyshoot

Unfair - and/or illegal - shooting the turkey out of the roost tree

turkey in tree

Know the rules and abide by them!
It always makes for a more enjoyable and satisfying hunt!

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