Thank you for watching. Appreciate it. Early in the day, Echo hit goat heads....three times. It was bad. I should have booted her. Today, we hit sand burrs real bad. I may boot her tomorrow. A friend (landowner) told me that the same burrs are bad this year.Cool video as usual.
I noticed your dog didn't have and booties on. How were the thorns/ goat-heads/ stickers?
agree, i don't see the sport in walking with a 20 man army......what's the point? same bird usually gets shot multiple times, 3 ring circus with dogs added.....not to my liking, too many Sunday shooters who i could never trust.Good post Logical. There are those who like to hunt, and then there are those who are hunters. The former just want to get theirs the couple days they might be out in a season. The latter tend to be more conservation-minded, care more for the resource, belong to conservation groups, etc.
The lack of ethics and respect for natural resources really bothers me. I was a wildlife biologist in a midwestern state. I was responsible for several state wildlife area and would go around on Mondays and just get frustrated and pissed off at all the garbage left in parking areas, etc. Heck, I went out yesterday and hunted a stay wildlife area along the Platte and picked up 47 empty shotgun hulls and five empty water bottles.
Another example - goose hunters. These younger folks hunting today for likes and posts and x man limits with their barrel stickers and pro staff mentality shoot into these big flocks as they come into their mega spreads. They shoot and empty their fan boy guns and hoot and holler smoked em and whacked em and high fives all around.
Im in sales now and drive all over the state, and on Mondays and Tuesdays in and around the Ft. Collins/Loveland/Greeley area there are random dead geese on the roads, around parks, ball fields, gold courses, etc. Ive seen a few birds flying with a flock all of a sudden get lower and lower and just die and fall out of the sky. These random dead geese are the birds that are marginally hit during these barrages into these large flocks. They suffer for a day or two until they succumb.
Why not shoot at the birds on the edges? Why not pick out single birds closer, lower, whatever and not flock shoot. The big group pheasant gangs are similar. They take marginal shots which are too far, birds fly away with legs hanging down, etc. and theyll say coyotes gotta eat, too! Sad.....