So sad and a real tragedy, not only for the man, but for the boy that accidently killed him. I don't know how someone gets over something like this. I hope they realize it was an accident and I am sure the man would not hold it against them.
From what I saw posted later, it appears that the father, son, and a couple other people were riding around looking for pheasants. The boy, for some reason, has a round in the chamber, and when they stopped to get out, it discharged, striking and killing his Dad.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...