Update on WHA Hunting Contest

The WHA just announced it has dropped its absurd plan to dart-drug deer, and will now switch to a "traditional harvest format" just in time for its first tournament competitions this October. In other words the WHA's 8 competitors will do what real hunters do-shoot to kill deer.

The organization says it has also altered the competition's big prize money structure, though they have yet to provide details on that.

The first tournaments are still planned for Lost Arrow Ranch in Gladwin, MI. The WHA says the use of the 1,000-acre preserve allows for a "controlled competition" and ensures that the tournaments will not adversely impact wild game populations or infringe upon hunting opportunities on public and private land for regularly licensed hunters.

The WHA also released some details of the competitions.

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