nm guide woundedOne of my favorite places to hunt used to be down in the extreme southwest near the border of Mexico, or inside northern Mexico for that matter. It is intriguing desert country that teems with deer and other game, and the weather is fantastic this time of year.

Notice I say “used to be.”

With the crime along the border—drugs, kidnappings, beheadings– no deer or sheep is worth the risk to me. The border country from South Texas and to the west is vast, remote, uninhabited and wild; if you even consider booking a hunt down there, plan carefully, do your homework and be damn careful.

If this reported shootout is accurate, it’s just another justification to build the wall, and build it fast.