Because fewer and fewer men are spending their fall weekends sitting in the woods wearing camouflage and drinking beer (I blame fantasy football), the sport of hunting has targeted — see what I did there? — women to grow the sport’s numbers. From the Wall Street Journal:
As the number of male hunters has declined, the sport has targeted women with everything from pink guns to gender-specific hunting courses. Now, they’re seeking out spokesmodels and pushing weapons tailored for women, such as lighter crossbows..
Apparel makers such as SHE Safari and Foxy Huntress LLC are marketing camouflage expressly to women. “The Foxy Huntress knows she’s dressed to kill in more ways than one,” says that three-year-old company’s Web site…
Web sites such as WomenHunters.com offer support and advice. On that site’s bulletin board, contributors with names like Susie Sure Shot, bowfishinlady and sheslayer exchange tips.
First of all, do NOT waste your time at WomenHunters.com. I went there expecting tips on hunting women, and it left a lot to be desired. Why can’t I get a little support here? I’ve been targeting women for years, and the Wall Street Journal hasn’t written dick about me. I can’t even get a license. Apparently hunting women is only legal in Ohio and Texas.