Hunting and Fishing

This category covers all hunting and fishing,

  • To Kill A Woodpecker

    I killed a woodpecker recently. I don't know if it's illegal and I refuse to look it up because there may be more. If there are, I'll have to kill them too. It's not that I mind the noise, and although I don't like the holes in my silver-leaf maple tree, I killed him purely in defense. Not self-defense, but defense of the Mason Bees. They'll arrive soon and I don't want any woodpeckers eating them before they emerge. Therefore, I'm on a mission to rid my yard of woodpeckers before the bees...
  • Salvaging Wild Game After a Motor Vehicle Collision

    Fresh meat from a wild game animal is for many of us something that is tough to pass up. It is because of its appetizing nature that wild game is sought year after year by hunters who spend time pursuing such a feast. When hunting season rolls around, we outfit ourselves in camo and set out with our weapon of choice in order to secure some meat for the freezer. Although actually hunting wild game is a deliberate process, sometimes mere happenstance brings it into our lives in a much hastier...
  • Trapping Game Animals

    When in a survival situation, you may find yourself in need of food. One way to acquire food is through trapping small game animals. While hunting for animals and foraging for berries and such may seem more practical, you have to consider the time and energy lost while doing so. To hunt, you may have to spend all day in one location hoping something will cross your path, and that a well-placed shot will not only be possible but also be all it takes to secure that animal as dinner. This is...
  1. Salvaging Wild Game After a Motor Vehicle Collision

    Fresh meat from a wild game animal is for many of us something that is tough to pass up. It is because of its appetizing nature that wild game is sought year after year by hunters who spend time pursuing such a feast. When hunting season rolls around, we outfit ourselves in camo and set out with our weapon of choice in order to secure some meat for the freezer. Although actually hunting wild game is a deliberate process, sometimes mere happenstance brings it into our lives in a much hastier...
  2. Trapping Game Animals

    When in a survival situation, you may find yourself in need of food. One way to acquire food is through trapping small game animals. While hunting for animals and foraging for berries and such may seem more practical, you have to consider the time and energy lost while doing so. To hunt, you may have to spend all day in one location hoping something will cross your path, and that a well-placed shot will not only be possible but also be all it takes to secure that animal as dinner. This is...
  3. To Kill A Woodpecker

    I killed a woodpecker recently. I don't know if it's illegal and I refuse to look it up because there may be more. If there are, I'll have to kill them too. It's not that I mind the noise, and although I don't like the holes in my silver-leaf maple tree, I killed him purely in defense. Not self-defense, but defense of the Mason Bees. They'll arrive soon and I don't want any woodpeckers eating them before they emerge. Therefore, I'm on a mission to rid my yard of woodpeckers before the bees...
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