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October 17, 2013 at 1:13 pm #7065
A more appropiate name for this category would be “Physically Challenged Hunters” “Disabled Hunters” suggests that we can not hunt because of disabilty. Just take a look at the Physically Challenged Bowhunters of America.October 17, 2013 at 10:07 pm #7106
I am A DISABLED HUNTER .Do not go were you are going .I am not under the BC I am a disabled hunter .And I HAVE BEEN DOING THIS FOR 20 YEARS .
Well here I am .October 18, 2013 at 1:43 am #7112
as my name implies I too am disabled, but I hunt every chance I get! been disabled since 98!don
t even try and say I dont or can
t get out there!! your on the wrong track here bud!! we arent much on p.c. here!! I think it should be called crippledhunter, but I guess that’s taken!! ROFL!!October 18, 2013 at 6:25 am #7119
I too am disabled and I get out and hunt every chance I get. I deal with my physical challenges and have adapted my hunting style. DISabled suggests we are not able. We are able, just challenged. It has nothing to do with political correctness. I don’t know anyone less political correct than I am.
Everyday for the last 24 years people tell me “you can’t do that, you are disabled.” No, I am not DISabled, I am challenged. It may take me longer, or maybe I can’t do it as well as you can but don’t tell me I can’t do it because I am disabled.October 18, 2013 at 9:48 am #7127
I too am a challenged hunter must always stay and hunt from a wheelchair just got back into big game hunting this season struck out on my antelope tag going for deer on the 26th finding it hard but not imposable been bird hunting for the last six years I been in the chair it is so nice to see so many disabled hunters out huntingOctober 18, 2013 at 3:37 pm #7152
I went out on disability in 99 and I am challenged in my pursuits .But my disabilities only slow me down some .But I am still out there .
Well here I am .October 19, 2013 at 4:41 pm #7187
I do understand were jparthemore is comeing from. Disabled, means unable! In ’86, I broke both legs, mashing both knees. 8 surgerys and 2years of theropy, I was determined 100% disabled—-BS! My thinkin’ is that I will not be Disabled! 2 years later, I was back to work, in the woods as a logger. Couldn’t do as I wish I could–but defiantly, not disabled. In ’97, I had another nasty accident, that shattered my right arm, length ways, broke the shoulder into 3 pieces, drove the color bone straight down, tore rotor cuff and muscles. 5 more durn surgerys later, I was once again determined to be 100% disabled. Once again–BS! I went back to work, only for workmans compisation to determine me uninsurable! No biggy, even tho I was 66 at the time, I applied to the state, under their handicapped/displaced logger program, and got hired. For the past 13 years, I’ve walked up and down the docks, checkin’ fishermens bag limits. NO, I AM NOT DISABLED! I love to work, and I hope to be working when I die!
With determination, we can ALMOST always do what we make up our minds to do. I still beat the bush huntin’, my only problem, which is a embarrassment to me, once I get a deer down/gutted, I can’t pack it out! I can slowly drag it out, but my wife is impatient, and normaly throws it over her shoulder and packs it out!
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