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Nikon Sponsors Predator DerbyNikon Sponsors Predator Derby by Iamidaho
Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife (a national non profit organization) is hosting multiple predator derbies in Idaho. This organization has very strong ties with both Idaho Governor Butch Otter and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.
Earlier this year this organization was given the first wolf tag and auctioned it off to raise profits to keep the wolf off of the Endangered Species List.
IDFG recently voted to extend the wolf hunting season until March of next, which will allow wolves to be a part of this contest. Perhaps this is a coincidence; perhaps not.
What is a predator derby?
A predator derby is a killing spree of carnivorous animals. No consideration is taken for the care of the hide; high-powered rifles are used and after the tally is counted the carcasses are wasted. There are no tags, permits, or government oversight.
Contestants compete against each other on the clock to kill as many predators as p