MISSOULA, Mont. -(Ammoland.com)- The conservation group Wild Sheep Foundation is the latest name added to a growing list of supporters behind a new initiative led by the Boone and Crockett Club intended to highlight the core values of fair chase and to strengthen the image of the North American hunter.
“Hunting is an integral part of the success we have achieved in wildlife and habitat conservation, but it is subject to increasing attack and misrepresentation,” said CJ Buck, the Club’s vice president of communications. “The constant stream of destructive criticism directed toward hunting is slowly eroding the public image of all hunters. The Hunt Fair Chase initiative seeks to help hunters become better brand ambassadors and putting our best foot forward by using the time honored traditions of fair chase.”
The Hunt Right: Hunt Fair Chase initiative will launch later this summer with the purpose of inspiring sportsmen to unite behind an effort to improve their own public image and control of the narrative about hunting that others have taken.
“We know that hunting instills admirable traits such as self-reliance, self-respect, determination and restraint,” said Buck. “Hunting also taught us …Read the Rest