Hunting licenses soar in a pandemic world

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NOV 21, 2020

The Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Hunting was a big part of Zane Goucher’s youth, when he pursued whitetail deer and ruffed grouse in the Maine woods with his father. He eventually drifted away from the sport but has returned after a 22-year absence, inspired by the coronavirus outbreak.

Many Americans appear to be doing likewise, as sales of hunting and fishing licenses are spiking in much of the U.S. Weary of being cooped up at home — and of masking and social distancing when they go elsewhere — they’re taking refuge in outdoor sports that offer safety and solitude.

The trend has abruptly reversed a steady decline in hunting’s popularity that once appeared permanent and provided a potential new source of food for families and food banks pressed by the pandemic.

“I’d been meaning to get back into it and just never…

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1 thought on “Hunting licenses soar in a pandemic world

  1. I hate hunting

    Humans are so fucked up

    From: Exposing the Big Game Reply-To: Exposing the Big Game Date: Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 3:22 PM To: louise kane Subject: [New post] Hunting licenses soar in a pandemic world

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