After passing his hunter's safety course earlier this fall, Riley has been anxious to shoot something besides pop cans and paper targets. Last Saturday, he got his chance.
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
I'm told that the first buck is something special for a boy. I suppose it's a rite of passage that goes back to a time when providing for one's family involved putting meat on the table - literally. It was an integral component of the transition from boyhood to manhood.
In our rural world, that tradition is still very much a part of our culture. Hunting is a skill passed down from generation
It's hard to tell which one is the proudest, isn't it?