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As in every human endeavor, there are gray areas of ethical behavior that come down to a matter of personal choice.

A balancing act: personal ethics

Examples of gray areas of ethical behavior, which are legal, are:

  • Shooting turkey in a tree, quail or dove on the ground, or waterfowl on the water
  • Taking long shots at game animals beyond the range where you have practiced and are proficient for an ethical quick, clean kill
  • Taking rifle shots at running game, which produces a high number of wounded animals and dangerous misses