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"The hunt i so much more than the kill. The hunter often walks away from the woods and fields empty- handed. Some see in this a profound beauty, while others find disappointment and shame. Regardless of the result, a hunter must be prepared to return and repeat the process of observation necessary for success."
Hunting takes time, practice, dedication, effort and desire, and it’s in these traits that we find our true selves: hunting is a pause on the path of life—an opportunity to see, smell, and appreciate all that we get from spending a lifetime as outdoorsmen. We are not as concerned with what we can take from the world as we are with the prospect of what it delivers to us in the first place. As such, we are constantly thinking about how to give back. That kind of work is never done.
I have spent most of the last forty-five years of my life outdoors trying to find that elusive Holy Grail, that unimagined reality of hunting where pleasure combines with practice to exceed our wildest expectations.