If you’re in the field and stumble on some plastic coolers, hoses, and stained coffee filters, you should be on alert. If you notice the distinctive odor of cat whiz, you should probably get right out of there. This USA Today article reports that more and more deer and pheasant hunters are discovering methamphetamine labs or their remnants in remote areas this fall, and says:
The encounters can be risky, especially if someone is using the lab when a hunter discovers it. Approaching meth users while wearing “camouflage clothing and carrying a firearm can be a recipe for disaster,” warns a hunting handbook published by South Dakota’s Department of Game, Fish and Parks.