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Hunting Principles

Hunting principles include fair chase hunting and hunting with respect for life. By learning about the various hunting principles, you will be able to think over the different arguments and decide where you stand on the issues.

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What is considered unfair hunting?

It's no surprise that hunting -- because it involves killing -- is a controversial sport. However, there are some practices -- canned, Internet and baited hunting -- that are considered unfair. But others believe these methods offer increased safety.


Does deer hunting reduce car accidents?

Deer accidents happen when the animals jump out in front of or into cars. Does hunting prevent these dangers? Learn more about deer accidents. See more »

What is the public image of hunters?

The public image of hunters has been declining over the last few decades. Learn all about the public image of hunters at HowStuffWorks. See more »

Top 5 Tips for Safe Hunting

Hunting safety tips will help you stay out of the hospital when you go after big game. Learn more about these 5 important hunting safety tips. See more »

What's so bad about fox hunting?

Fox hunting is a controversial type of hunting. Learn why the Hunting Act caused such an uproar in Great Britain and what it means for fox hunting. See more »

What is considered unfair hunting?

Unfair hunting describes a hunt where prey is trapped, enclosed, sniped or baited by the hunter. Learn all about unfair hunting at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Conserve Hunting Habitats

To conserve hunting habitats, hunters must become more environmentally conscious. Learn all about how to conserve hunting habitats at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Fair Chase Hunting Works

Fair chase hunting is a style of hunting in which the prey has a chance of escaping death. Learn all about fair chase hunting at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Hunting with Respect for Life Works

Hunting with respect for life sounds like a paradox, but it's not. Learn all about hunting with respect for life at HowStuffWorks. See more »