We recently posted a link reporting tensions between these two groups on Indiana’s St. Joseph’s River (see our previous coverage). Now, the Washington Post reports on similar friction along the Potomac:
_Hunters call their sport a Virginia tradition and mobilize at any talk of rule changes . . . . Homeowners say gunshots wake them up, stress them out, spook their pets and scare their children.
“In terms of sheer numbers, I get more complaints about duck hunting in suburban back yards than any other single thing,” Del. Kristen J. Amundson (D-Fairfax) said. “Suburban swing sets and duck hunters are incompatible neighbors.”_