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Looks like John is on a good buck streak!
Great story Johnny! That was good of you to give your uncle the shot that had previously been agreed on as yours.
That must be great hunting with your grandfather and uncle. I never got to hunt with my grandfather or father. Even though I grew up on a farm, back then there just wasn't many deer around. You almost never saw one. I remember once when there was a deer feeding in the field with our cows. It was such a rare sight that we all went out and stood by the fence and watched it. I don't remember how old I was but I was pretty young because Dad was holding me.
I did hunt small game. Growing up my favorite pastime was to grab the .22 rifle or 20 gauge shotgun and wander the fields and woods. If I found something to shoot, fine. If not, still fine. I just enjoy the outdoors.
I have never deer hunted with my son but have hunted small game with him. I hope in a few years to start hunting with my grandson. He is only four now.
It will be a great experience Charles. My Grandson Nathan -14 yrs old-shot his first Deer from my blind with a Crossbow. I was right there with him. He was so excited. I wouldn't trade that moment for anything.
Ken, I sure hope to get that experience in a few years with Danny. I will be 70 in May so by the time he is 14 I will be 80. I figure if I am able to knock around in the woods, hunt, and ride my 4 wheeler for another ten years, I will be doing good. Anything beyond that will be icing on the cake, an unexpected gift.
I Love Your Stories Johnny!