Read Your Rules Book
December 16, 2021
Regular readers of "The Sportsman's Corner" know that I have great respect for outdoor conservation officers. These readers also know I believe sportsmen should adhere to the rules promoting good sportsmanship. They also know I believe some rules need to be enforced with discretion. Sometimes an officer is overly zealous while enforcing the letter of the law and actually could gain more respect for his agency by using some common sense.
I once included in this column an incident involving two of the most law-abiding sportsmen I know. They were spotlighting one evening and were stopped by a...