Predator Hunters for the Environment

Herring, Hal
June 2007
High Country News;6/25/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 12, p10
The article provides information on the Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife's (SFW) first annual Predator Derby competition held in January 2007 in Idaho. The line of contenders included a local taxidermist and a plumber from Boise as his contest partner and former government trapper Layne Rio Bartenger and his partner Mike Svedin. Quaker Boy sales representative Larry Lansdowne stated that the contestants were able to encounter a straight harvest as well as the time to enjoy Mother Earth's bountiful offerings. Hunters also harvested 13 pairs of coyotes which depicts the success of the derby.


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