Sportsmen and -women spend millions each year on Wyoming hunting licenses and take them afield in pursuit of experiences as diverse as the hunters themselves.
A gentleman’s pursuit in Europe — think tweed, manicured estates and liveried gun handlers — chasing wild pheasant in Wyoming is a decidedly scrappier affair.
Steven Girt’s intimate photograph inspires phantom whiffs of cordite and crushed sage. You can almost hear your ears ringing.
Thursday hearing could stall Wyoming hunt. Meantime license winners prepare with required hunting courses, including those who intend to “shoot ’em with a camera.”
After promising to use one population formula into the ‘foreseeable future,’ Yellowstone-area managers may have a different method to choose from next spring.