I believe I was 12 when I first went hunting. Dad never hunted, never been the outdoorsy type. I started hunting with cousins and uncles. I'm glad they hunted b/c I don't know what I'd do with my spare time otherwise.
The first time I held my own license I was 9, but I had been going with dad at 5 or 6. I am 48 now and have held at least a deer license every year sense. Wish I could say that I got to shoot something every year but I learned or taught something with each experience.
How many of you out there keep a journal of your hunting trips or outings? I started to about 20 years ago and then moved them from a journal to a story that I will send out to my friends so that they can enjoy the time as well. I'll aslo put into the journal the scouting trips that go along with the hunts of limited or once in a lifetime hunts.
I have found that if you buy a small notebook that fits into your shirt pocket and take it with you when you head out is the...