In digging for blog fodder and other online stories this year, I talked to a hunter who initially didn't want me to post a picture of her forkhorn bowkill because she was concerned about what some folks might say in their mostly anonymous comments. No surprise, I guess. But I also talked to two guys who killed absolute giants--and they were concerned about the exact same thing. That's a sad state of affairs, people, and it points to a growing rift in the deer-hunting community at large. The damndest thing is, it's largely a product of our imaginations. As a percentage of the whole, there are very few real jerks among us. I'm positive shooting a small buck doesn't make you one of them. And I'm pretty sure shooting a big one--even if you have money to travel or your own land to manage--doesn't either.