Oklahoma lawmaker seeks ‘Bigfoot hunting season’ as money-maker for state

Oklahoma lawmaker seeks ‘Bigfoot hunting season’ as money-maker for state
Some random Bigfoot sighting, uncertified. (Image: Screen grab of Talltanic video, Youtube)

[Ed. – Well, the social-distancing shouldn’t be a problem, right?  The mask-wearing might freak Bigfoot out a bit, but the point isn’t to bag and tag him.]

A state lawmaker in Oklahoma introduced a bill that would create the country’s first Bigfoot hunting season.

Admitting that the legislation is more about attracting tourists than catching mythic apes, state Rep. Justin Humphrey told the Oklahoman he’s not really a Bigfoot believer — but he “keeps an open mind.”

“I have been in the woods all my life, and I have not ever seen any sign of Bigfoot,” the Republican said. “I have never heard Bigfoot, but I have some people that I know that are good, solid people who I will guarantee you 100% have said they have had experience with Bigfoot. …”

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Humphrey’s one-page bill would order the Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission to “promulgate rules establishing a big foot hunting season,” complete with “annual season dates” and “any necessary specific hunting licenses and fees.”

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