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Why Hunt? It’s About the Meat

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Another reason for the uptick in hunters is the locavore movement, a growing national trend reflecting interest in eating locally and taking a more active role in the acquisition of food, especially organic, free-range, chemical- and hormone-free meat. Individuals from nontraditional hunting backgrounds flocked to lessons and seminars offering instruction on how to hunt and process game meat. They take up hunting for reasons of self-sufficiency, health, sustainability, or a desire to reconnect with nature. …

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The Rut

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As Autumn dabbles in her paint box to frost the early mornings and tinge the woods with red and gold, I am sitting on a piney hillside, just listening to the hush. I shove my hands deep in my jacket pockets and scrunch my chin into my collar to hoard a little warmth. My breath puffs out little clouds into the chilly air. A jay calls, and a pine cone thumps to the ground. Then, …

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Hunting Is Conservation (and so is Fishing)

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Hunters have provided the lion’s share of funding for conservation for the past 80 years and continue to do so. Anglers are doing their part, too. The U.S. Department of Interior announced $1.1 billion for state wildlife agencies from revenues generated by the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration ($780,031,696) and Dingell-Johnson Sport Fish Restoration acts ($349,442,840). “For nearly eight decades, the nation’s hunters and anglers have generated billions of dollars to protect wildlife and habitat simply by …

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The Journey

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We look deeper into the philosophical differences hunters have from those who do not hunt, the economic role hunting plays across our great nation, the responsibilities we all share as hunters and much more. This is a message adpated from #PROJECTELK. It follows the epic journey alongside one of North America’s most majestic creatures, the Rocky Mountain elk. Watch the complete film on Apple iTunes and Amazon Video.