New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Leaving Lead Behind


November 23, 2020

John Bradley

The author with a brace of rooster pheasants taken with non-lead shot. The options available hunters help them be more flexible in the field and leave less lead on the landscape.

Hunters and anglers are the primary funders of wildlife conservation through license fees and excise taxes on equipment like fishing tackle, guns, and ammunition. These taxes, resulting from the Pittman-Robertson and Dingell-Johnson Acts, were advocated by hunters and anglers to restore game and fish properties across the country. Take a moment to think about that, where else have you seen a gr...

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