overhunt

overhunt

(ˌəʊvəˈhʌnt)
vb (tr)
(Environmental Science) to hunt in an unsustainable manner
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I had permission to hunt only one small property within this buck's home range, so I had to be very careful not to overhunt it and totally ruin the slim chance I did have.
Middle-aged bucks get uncomfortable but are still killable when you overhunt your property.
In reality, there is a great deal of imprecision, and there is very little risk we will overhunt ducks under the new system.
In response to that threat, the Indian tribes instituted a system of territories, which gave each territory owner the incentive not to overhunt in his particular area, thus averting the problem of premature extinction by overhunting.
Hirai, who now lives in Shimonoseki with his wife and a 2-year-old son, said he believes Japan would not overhunt whales if the international community approves the resumption of commercial whaling.
Perhaps, too, it was the constancy and small size of the African population in comparison to European and Asian numbers - too few people to either overhunt large mammals or exhaust their habitat.
Most bowhunters aren't successful over scrapes or mock scrapes because they overhunt them," Rohm continued.
As Euro-American market forces penetrated their economy, the Choctaws were driven to overhunt deer populations to extinction and in the process destroyed their resources, environment, and economy.
A: You have to really watch the wind and watch your point of entry into your stand, and you can't overhunt stands.
Individuals with limited plots can overhunt them without even realizing it.
This freedom of location also makes it less likely that you will overhunt a stand since you can literally sit anywhere in the woods.
Small bucks and does were thick at the beginning, but their appearance diminished as the week wore on, proving once again that you can easily overhunt a stand or blind and reconfirming the adage that the best time to hunt one is the very first time.