Our friend, Brian Lynn, over at Sportsmen's Alliance wrote about trophy hunting in the October 2015 edition of the Sportsmen's Monthly. Brian is their Vice President of Marketing and Communications and in this piece he's opening up the conversation about the true definition of trophy hunting. Anti-hunting individuals and news outlets are using the term to portray hunters as emotionless, blood-thirsty savages with no regard for animal life. When, in fact, trophy hunters are the exact opposite. Here's a small excerpt from Brian's article:
The popular myth of trophy hunting is that it’s simply hubristic killing by hunters for display upon a wall – which is only done for a head, hide or horns. The underlying belief is that the rest of the animal is left where it died and goes to waste.
You can read Brian's entire article here: Reframing Trophy Hunting