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Column: Baiting hurts the deer herd and the future of deer hunting

2:59 PM, Oct. 16, 2013

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Shawn Clark wrote another feelings-based column on Wisconsinoutdoorfun.com, this time defending the use of bait to hunt deer. Clark is always drawing lines: hunters who don't like baiting are called 'anti-baiters' and told to get off 'baiters' backs. Any criticism of hunting methods is tantamount to 'a step towards banning all hunting.' This is more fear mongering and exaggeration from Clark.

Read Clark's column here.

Clark's argument to support baiting is: It's legal; every deer hunter uses bait (scent lines, decoys, grunt calls, rattle bags are bait too, he insists); other states do ...

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