December 8, 2016

Big Game Managers Inventory Fraud And Lousy Hunters

Basic inventory fraud for a state big game management agency would be incredibly easy in comparison to department store managers who do it all the time by padding the sales and inventory data.. The big game agency has the capacity to manipulate inventory data, and they can manipulate harvest data.. This accomplishes convincing the hunting […]

Is There Outrage? Man Kills Bear With a Spear

I realize the risk I am taking by even attempting to point out the obvious, emotional clap-trap and hypocrisy showing its ugly side from both “hunters” and “animal rights” people. I found on Drudge, a link to an article about how both hunters and environmentalists are “outraged” over a person, whom they call a “hunter” […]

A Wolf Is A Wolf Is A Wolf Just A Good Wolf Just Because They Say So

All things positive about wolves have been evolving over the years while all things negative about wolves has been suppressed and swept under the rug.. Thus any balance sharing the positives and negatives which justifies management of wolves for various purposes such as positive elk herd growth for the preservation of consumptive use multiple use […]

Three Questions About the Ethics of Wildlife Management

*Editor’s Note* – The below opinion piece is a classic example of ignorance as it pertains to wildlife management. That ignorance is driven by emotional nonsense of “ethics,” and “values.” The author claims that the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (MDIFW) manages wildlife from the perspective of “the end justifies the means.” He […]

Should the McKittrick rule be thrown out?

  I don’t believe so here’s why. In my experience of observing wolves and coyotes I know the difference. Yet at times because of sagebrush,  bitter brush, tall grass and trees of various sizes mixed with rocks and other types of natural cover identification can be quite difficult. Still not a very good excuse but […]

Just Say No to Welfare Bears

Confucius once said, “Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.” And yet again George Bernard Shaw once said, “Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.” What’s even worse is being ignorant and having the confidence to show it. Mark Twain said that you only need two things in life […]

The Problem With Arguing Hunting Ethics, Name Calling and Ignorance

This nonsense is endless. Even the Bangor Daily News allows anybody to publish a bunch of rude nonsense about bears and bear hunting in order, I suppose, to promote their anti-hunting agenda. If not anti-hunting, certainly to support radical, corrupt organizations such as the Humane Society of the United States. In an opinion piece in […]

Opinions Are Like……….Well, Never Mind

Readers should ALWAYS be reminded that letters to the editor of newspapers are only opinions no matter how inaccurate a writers claims might be. It is quite astounding that some people can present seemingly continuous claims about Maine bear hunting while providing absolutely nothing of value to substantiate those claims. As a reader you are […]

Is Maine’s Hunting Future About Leased Land?

The State of Maine has a wonderful heritage of access to land, a heritage that operates well when there is mutual respect. Under state guidelines, private land is open to public access unless it is posted by the landowner. For those looking for hunting access and even recreational access in general, we discover signs reading […]

Is Creating Scarcity by Over Protecting Wild Carnivores Ethical?

*Editor’s Note* – This information first appeared on Candid Conservatives. Hosea 4:3 King James Version (KJV) 3 Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth therein shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of heaven; yea, the fishes of the sea also shall be taken away. AND THIS […]