January 28, 2023

When More Than One Hunter Shoots And Hits An Animal, Who Has Legal Rights?

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Oh, man! This discussion goes around and around and most likely never gets solved. Usually within the confines of a very close-knit bunch of hunters at a camp, it more than likely will be an easy decision. Other than that, tempers can flare.

Here’s the question. Hunter one shoots at his game and wounds it. Hunter two shoots and kills it. Who has legal claims to the game? Maybe you should read what the Sports Law Professor has to say about it. You may or may not be surprised.

Got a differing opinion? Let’s hear about it.

Tom Remington