Well....my 14 year son has a nice .308 on "layaway" at a store here in Whitehorse. He is shoveling every driveway he can....some smaller roofs....whatever he can do to raise some cash and put it down on his new rifle. Maybe I'm a ****....maybe some fathers would just go out and buy it for their sons....not me...I love the idea that he goes to the store...looks longingly into the window and can't wait to get his hands on that nice wood!! Maybe I was born in the wrong age....I'm not old but perhaps old fashioned....let him work for it, earn it and appreciate it....and let him hunt with it !!
His older brother shot the moose below and I know he's thinking he wants to try and find a nice bull like that one. Again, don't get me wrong....he'll shoot what comes his way - that part is the luck - we hunt for food on the table. If it's a 65 incher, fine.....if it's a small little bull.....nicer meat.
Thanks for listening to my ramblings....feels like spring in Yukon and I'm thinking hard about hunting and shooting etc.
my wife getting the nose and tongue.....good eatin'.....