As I reported in last week’s column, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission did pass, and by a unanimous vote, a proposal that would prohibit using any lethal method of take during a hunting contest for predatory and fur-bearing animals.
You knew it had to end. The father-son team of Ray and Donnie Scroggins didn’t win the Kingman Bass Club’s fourth tournament of the year.
If what I’ve heard is correct, the Arizona Game and Fish Commission will open for comment Friday a proposed rule that will all but end coyote calling contests where entry fees are charged and prizes, whether money or other items, are given away.
Last weekend, 27 men and women, who ranged in ages 17 to 67, came to the Mohave Sportsman Club’s 7 Mile Hill Range. Their purpose was to take an advanced class in hunter education that would result in them obtaining a permanent bonus point that will assist them in drawing big game tags in the future.
After winning the KBC’s first two tournaments of the year, the father-son team participated in the club’s third tournament of the year, a two-day event at Alamo Lake.