Why Deer Hunting Is Used For Food And Warm Clothing Or As A Sport

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How to Deer Hunt Deer hunting can be considered a method of survival to obtain food and warm clothing or as a sport. Although deer hunting is typically considered a sport and rarely used for food nowadays in the United States, throughout history hunting has been used for clothing and food. “Deer were an integral part of Native American’s lives. Meat and bone marrow made up a large part of their diet. Indians used hides for clothing, rugs, blankets, fishnets, and tools out of bones. They crafted arrowheads, clubs, fishhooks, and tools out of bones”; as a result, the white-tailed deer began to decline over the years, as stated by the Hunting Net Staff (Hunting Net Staff). “In 1900 The Lacy Act, the first federal wildlife law, was enacted. Lacy prohibited the interstate trafficking of venison and other wild game, and the exploitation of whitetails began to slow” (Hunting Net Staff). This being said about the history of white-tailed deer, before someone is able to begin hunting, they must have a permit that fits their situation. Deer season for archery is from September 14-October 31 and firearm season is December 2-December 13. Archery and firearm season are the most common seasons to hunt (Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism). The first thing someone would need to do to start deer hunting would be to get their hunter’s safety. There are some rules when it comes to getting an approved hunter’s education:
Anyone 6 or older who has not completed an approved…

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