Got my 3 yo out for his first hunt

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  1. CADUCKWHACKER

    CADUCKWHACKER Senior Refuge Member

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    He will remember that for ever !!!
    I can remember when I was 6 going up the coast and shooting a old smokey Joe target on a big oak tree like it was yesterday
    Dang and people can't understand why we enjoy this
    It's all about heritage , memories, and enjoying our loved ones in the field
    A bond that many can not understand
     
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    Pastor Senior Refuge Member

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    Well done!!!
     
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    7pntail Senior Refuge Member

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    Very nice!
     
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    RemSpt58 Elite Refuge Member

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    I couldn't agree more. I still remember taking the BB gun out with my dad, hunting with my grandpa, and fishing as a little kid.

    People don't understand and it's hard for us to explain. My wife can't believe what I can remember from a hunting trip but forget that the garbage can is full. :joker:l
     
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  5. DUKHNER

    DUKHNER Elite Refuge Member

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    Good stuff right there!
     
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  6. Squaller

    Squaller Elite Refuge Member

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    The little ones add a whole different level of fun... And stress... To the whole outdoor adventures. Looks like you did a great job for his first hunt...:tu
     
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    RemSpt58 Elite Refuge Member

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    Thanks. I have to say he did great and it really wasn't stressful at all, surprisingly. He really wanted to go and when we got there I just sat him a little behind me to the left. He sat there and almost never moved except for retrieving a few birds that fell close and in the open that he could see. He helped me spot birds and I gave him several so he could mess with them. When he wasn't doing that he just played with the dirt. Of course he asked questions about the birds and the shotgun shells. There was fairly consistent action so that helped and we were done in an hour. He didn't want to leave after we had 15 birds so that's where the trip to get donuts came in. Yes, I had to bribe my kid to get him to want to leave.

    Now a trip to the duck blind, that's a lot more involved. I have a little more anxiety about that but I'll do my best to plan for it.
     
  8. double limit

    double limit Elite Refuge Member

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    Great times. You are blessed.
     
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  9. Kevin Burroughs

    Kevin Burroughs Elite Refuge Member

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    Kinda like herding cats. I miss all that with my kids, but here come the grand kids !. Wonderful pictures. The very best of memories, cherish them, they grow up way too fast.
     
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    green with ring Elite Refuge Member

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    Really good post. I always like hearing about new junior hunters. My 10 y/o grandson wants to learn about Mallard hunting. I plan on some good memories to be made this Fall.

    RemSpt58, you and your boy's have a super duck season.
     
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