Don't care much for the writing style of the author and don't totally agree with everything in the article, but I get the point.
Living here in SW Colorado (retired and having a good income, especially when compared to most of our residents) gives me a little different view of hunters and fisherman. Sure we get lots of out of state hunters and fisherman, but the locals prefer to fill their freezer rather than hunt for "horns" and do catch and release. A nice, fat cow elk can provide a lot of good, healthy eating for a family.
Myself, I would buy an either sex tag every year if I could. Hunt for a good bull all season, but when the time came to decide if I was going to "eat my tag" as lots of us say......I'll pull the trigger on a cow in a heart beat. My philosophy has always been to eat what I shoot....except for varmints. The was instilled in me by my Father and Grandfather at a very early age, and I still live by it.