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Hunting Ethics

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Issue: 2017-11-08, PHOTO: courtesy of Yukon Fish and Game Association

It has long been accepted that the tallest of tales reside in areas where fishing and hunting abound. It’s hard to say what exactly it is about the pristine waters of a prime fishing hole or a swamp at rut, but it seems that these climates, more... more

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2017-09-20, PHOTO: Murray Martin

Last week I met a husband and wife in a local grocery store. The kind lady said she liked my columns on kayaking and the outdoor ventures to some amazing places, but not about hunting and killing animals. “Why do you hunt animals?” she asked. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing

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Issue: 2016-02-04, PHOTO: kozzi.com

People driving down the highway may see a few bison, and never realize that this animal was at one time on the very edge of extinction. The bison made some people extremely wealthy, others kept some people from starvation, some were shot for... more

Feb 4, 2016 12:00 AM Yukon Wildlife

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Issue: 2015-11-05 PHOTO: Robert Postma

Climate change in the North makes many changes to the growth of our plants, and confuses our animals with more wind, rain and fog. It also affects the river levels. They are constantly rising and dropping, resulting in fishnets needing to be taken... more

Nov 5, 2015 12:00 AM Old Crow

Respect is one of the most important ideas a hunter can learn and practice. Hunting is an activity where the participant is alone, there is no audience to observe or influence behaviour. With that in mind, it is vitally important that the hunter lea more

Nov 7, 2013 12:00 AM Yukon Hunting - Fishing