In Virginia, the Department of Fish and Wildlife reports a 20 percent decrease in hunting license sales over the past decade. Those license fees support many of the state's conservation lands. And that means less money is available to maintain them. The trend is also leaving some hunters concerned about the sport's legacy in the Commonwealth.
Virginia Public Radio's Jesse Dukes caught up with one of them, Grayson Chesser, a duck decoy carver and hunting guide on Virginia's Eastern Shore, to learn more.