The Kind of Hunt A Deer Can Survive

The Kind of Hunt A Deer Can Survive

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rifle bolt action photo by Jppi, via CC license, morguefile.comDeer hunters in Kentucky returned to the tournament checkpoint tired and hungry, their camouflage clothing soaked with sweat. All were empty-handed — but that was the plan all along.

Armed with blank shells and 20-gauge shotguns mounted with digital scopes and memory cards developed for military training, they are sportsmen participating in the only hunting competition in which deer are stalked but not killed.

(READ the story in the New York Times)

Photo credit: Jppi, Morguefile.com – Thanks to Barry Stevens for the link!

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