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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 may even be illegal in some locales, are:

  • Baiting deer with corn or protein pellets
  • Shooting birds on the ground, on the water, or in trees
  • Shooting from a vehicle or boat within private boundaries or on private waters