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6 reasons why llamas are the ultimate pack animal for hunting -
posted 3 months ago
Copy all Brady, but your article fails to mention the WSF concern and position - a significant omission. I'm sure the WSF has access to all the science, but has still taken this position - there's a reason for that.
As well, the domestic sheep issue is certainly a concern for hunters and wildlife advocates, but not a hunter-caused concern. Hunting with llamas is - at least for the WSF.
This article fails to to mention that the Wild Sheep Foundation opposes the use of llamas and pack goats in Sheep Country because of disease transfer issues. Bighorn Sheep across the west are in decline. More here: https://billingsgazette.com/outdoors/should-pack-llamas-and-goats-be-banned-in-bighorn-country/article_a892c290-2d72-576a-b698-1bbfa2f0e2b8.html
Wyoming bowhunter starts hunting ethics nonprofit -
posted 7 months ago
All - Thank you for the passionate comments and especially the criticism! I sincerely appreciate your willingness to give your two cents and certainly appreciate the nonresident hunter positions.
To get you even more fired up, Mountain Pursuit is urging the Wild Sheep Foundation to end its sponsorship of an extreme-range hunting TV Show: https://www.mtnpursuit.org/mountain_pursuit_urges_the_wild_sheep_foundation_to_pull_it_s_sponsorship_of_the_best_of_the_west_extreme_range_hunting_tv_show
Even more on ethics, Here is our position outlining maximum shooting range restrictions for both archery and firearms: https://www.mtnpursuit.org/mountain_pursuit_advocates_maximum_shot_distance_restrictions_for_archery_50_yards_and_firearms_400_yards_to_address_the_ethics_of_improving_hunting_technology
Concerning nonresident tags, here's a comparison of nonresident tag allocation between the western states. You'll see Wyoming, specifically, has the most liberal nonresident allocation in the West. https://www.mtnpursuit.org/non_resident_western_state_big_game_limited_quota_license_allocation
- Rob Shaul