Took my two youngest boys and a nephew hunting this weekend. Matt my middle son was the shooter he is on the far left. After missing him opening day went found him again at first light on Sunday. He is on cloud 9 to say the least.
Thanks guys. The kid holding the head is my youngest son. He is pretty proud of big brother. He put a great shot on him and I'm proud of that but was more proud the evening before as we had this buck and another that was wider but a year younger at 75 yrds. They were both chasing different does and he couldn't quite get the shot he wanted. With about 15 minutes of shooting light left he pulled his gun down and whispered. " Lets seek outta here and try again tomorrow. If I put a bad shot on him he might get away." Works for me. It sure helps with his decision to own the ground and he knew he wasn't going anywhere.
Let me start by telling you the story of two Johns.
John number one went on a day hike with a couple of friends in the Cascade Mountains about an hour from Seattle. He somehow got separated from his buddies and became lost. John was dressed in casual cloths for a warm weather day hike and had nothing but a lunch with him. He spent three days in those mountains and luckily made it out to tell the story.
John number two, a friend of John number one, was much better prepared when...