Hunting and fishing is the way many people survive in this world. Rather than going to the local supermarket, many people rely on hunting and fishing to supply them with meat and other nutrients for their bodies.
While some people grew up in families where hunting and fishing was used to supply food for the table, others have found it to be a rewarding experience later in life. Hunting and fishing are also activities that many people choose for recreational purposes.
Deer hunting is the most popular type of hunting in North America. The white tail deer continues to be a great catch, but its challenges often make it nearly impossible to capture. Its wilderness survival far surpasses other deer species because of its extra keen sense of smell as well as sight and sound.
A white tail deer can detect a variety of scents and it also has stronger olfactory senses than many breeds of dogs. Their skittishness also makes them an elusive figure in the woods.
Hunting and fishing is not only a challenge for many people, it gives them a chance to relax and something to focus on besides the usual grind of work and everyday life. Hunting and fishing can be like a vacation in the middle of a weekend or for a few hours after work. It can also give you a chance to be with friends and family who are just as busy as you are.
One challenge that hunting and fishing also provides is the quest for a trophy sized animal or fish. This is one goal that any sportsman secretly, or not so secretly, longs for. Most beginners are glad to catch or take fish or game of any size, but as experience kicks in, the desire to catch something worthy of hanging on the wall intensifies.
Many hunters will begin to pass on animals they could take, in hope that a big one will soon appear. Veteran anglers may begin to get out fished by novices because they refuse to put on the lure that their companions are using to catch anything that will bite. They use big lures designed to catch the attention of big fish that got big by passing on those other lures that the little fish go nuts over.
Hunting and fishing is a pastime for many people in much the same way that baseball is a pastime. As such, outlawing hunting and fishing would only lead to many people changing their way of life.
Whether they go hunting and fishing to supply food for their family or simply as a means of relaxation, it is enjoyed by people who truly understand the importance of it.