If any of you have been watching my stories on Instagram, you’ll see screenshots of the countless amounts of animal-rights-activist hate comments I’ve been getting on almost every one of my posts.
Many ask me why I post them on my story over Instagram. The reason is not what many people think.
I block every one of these people immediately. I never reply to them, or give them any more of my time than necessary.
I post the screenshots on my story to show others what we as hunters have to go through, and how we should never let it slow us down.
I try to present these screenshots as a joke, so that it will better help others to take their comments lightly. Some of them can be as extreme as death threats, but even those can’t be taken seriously.
Never argue with someone who is blatantly rude and hateful on your page; they will not listen to anything you have to say, no matter how logical.
The best thing to do, is to block these people and move on.
I get anywhere from 5-50 hate comments and messages a day.
I post one every now and then only to bring awareness to the things we have to deal with, and to show others who are going through it that they are not alone.
As Hunters we all need to stick together and stay strong. We are a strong community, and if we stick together by lifting one another up, no one will be able to tear down our hunting rights.
Those who leave these comments do not understand how we as hunters contribute to wildlife.
Money from hunting license is put toward state parks and management areas.
Many hunt for the sole purpose of bringing meat home to our families.
Hunting is also a form of population control to keep one species from becoming too large and getting a disease that wipes them out (this happened in Alabama in the 1950's. Deer had to be brought from Texas to resolute the area).
Some people hate what they don't understand. If you find yourself with these comments on your page, just remember to stay strong and take it lightly. Never let them get to you!
Thank all of you who support me; y’all have been amazing!