Posted September 9, 2017 11:00 am by Comments

By AmmoLand Editor Duncan Johnson

Hunt Fair Chase Initiative Releases the Principles of Fair Chase
Hunt Fair Chase Initiative Releases the Principles of Fair Chase

Boone and Crockett ClubMISSOULA, Mont.-(Ammoland.com)- A new initiative launched by the Boone and Crockett Club – Hunt Right; Hunt Fair Chase – promotes the values and supports the ethical standards that have long been at the heart of our hunting heritage.

Club founder, Theodore Roosevelt, and the Boone and Crockett Club nationalized the concept of fair chase at a time when sportsmen of the day needed to separate themselves from a wrongful association with being no different than commercial market hunters whose only motivations were quantity of kill and profits.

“Fair chase is a commonly used term within the hunting community,” said CJ Buck, vice president of communications for the Boone and Crockett Club. “It’s been around for well over 100 years, and many sportsmen practice and live by it, yet may not know it by name or its significance. Because fair chase is a morally grounding principle affecting the choices we make, it’s a good idea to occasionally revisit its principles and see how they apply in today’s world.”

Fair chase is an ethical way of hunting that enriches human character and virtues, both emotionally and …Read the Rest

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