Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New Hunting, Fishing Devices Need Review.(Editorial Page)


Changes in wildlife management policy are needed to deal with new technology that takes the sport out of hunting and fishing.

One, a battery-powered duck on a stick with spinning wings, is said to make duck hunting a sure thing. Hunters report shooting the limit in a short time as ducks, drawn to the appearance of a landing duck, fly much closer to the blinds. Sounds like an old Nintendo game, but without the laughing dog.

For anglers, it was recently discovered that some fish can't resist a small glow stick similar to the luminescent necklaces children wear at circuses and concerts attached near the hook and bait. Glow sticks are used to fish in ice-covered or dark water, such as after dusk or before dawn. …

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