As killing survives

The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Black CanoeThere is no census data on bear population, no quota attached to the bear-hunting licenses: the more hunting parties an outfitter can organize, the more bears he can ‘harvest’.

“A lot of our customers are seasoned bear hunters and they’re coming here for a real trophy. It’s a world class area — you get a chance of killing a real exceptional old animal.”

[Rich Shootists, Bad Hunting]