“Before, you had a lot of people bragging to their friends in private (about illegally killing a deer or other game). Now, guys slap it up on Facebook. They got to show it off. They just can't keep from it.”
Although feeding the hungry is something virtually everyone supports, a vocal group of critics questions whether the free donation program encouraged hunters to take more game than they intended to personally use.
Hunters show a preference for buying the latest weapons, the latest advances in ammunition, camouflage clothing and cover scents, but seldom devote the same time nor dollars for newer, safer fixed and climbing stands and the latest safety harnesses.
Wisconsin's deer season was just a couple hours old on Saturday when D.J. Jorgenson says his 11-year-old son, Kameron, wounded the buck in the town of Oneida. “Deer hit the ground, and it came back up, and took off running,” Jorgenson said.
Don't miss the new series “Country Buck$” starring the Busbice faimly, who founded Wildgame Innovations, a small hunting gear business that has grown into a multi-million dollar wildlife sporting empire.