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What's A Local to Do?

Folks up here in Phillips County are complaining about a lack of places to hunt. Rich people are buying up all the land. Locals have no place to go.

I heard the same refrain when I first moved here nearly 20 years ago. All the good places had sold to out-of-staters or at least out-of-county folk. There were few places left to hunt.

I could only shake my head at my new neighbors’ plight, and offer my sympathy. Then I went hunting.

I’ve been hunting ever since.

Poor-mouthing Phillips County as a hunting destination is a part of the culture up here, and as a resident, I’m required to say it’s not...


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