A hunter is born....

Discussion in 'Hunting North America' started by PHOENIX PHIL, Nov 16, 2013.

  1. PHOENIX PHIL

    PHOENIX PHIL AH Legend

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    I just realized I never posted this picture. My youngest boy completed his hunter ed this year and I promised him a squirrel hunt. The pic is pretty bad as I had a smudge unknown to me on the lens of my iPhone. Justin used my dad's .410 gauge Savage single shot that he got around the same age. I'd like to think somewhere in heaven my dad was looking down smiling.

    This squirrel was taken just a few hundred yards from my first archery bull elk. When we first got to the woods that evening after driving up from Phoenix, we spotted a pretty big flock of turkeys. The birds I'm sure knew we were there but we got to play with them a little sneaking in on them a couple of different times. We also numerous elk on this trip with one giant bull included.....the boy is hooked!

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  2. HuntingGold

    HuntingGold AH Enthusiast

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    How cool is that!
    Congrats dad!
     
  3. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Like that was not a foregone conclusion. :)

    Good to see.
     
  4. James.Grage

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    nice smile
    the squirrel killer.
     
  5. arizona

    arizona AH Enthusiast

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    very cool Phil, you are a wise man to teach your sons the hunting arts.
     
  6. Nyati

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    Congrats to new hunter and proud dad !
     
  7. spike.t

    spike.t SPONSOR AH Ambassador

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    Blue Skies Hunting Adventures AH Enthusiast

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    Very cool. Some great parenting going on there.
     
  9. bluey

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    winners are grinners phil .your smile would of mirrored justins im sure .and im betting your father has one on his face also
    congratulations to the youg bloke , and hats off to yourself and every parent that takes the kids into the bush ,to share their skills and experinces .
     
  10. sestoppelman

    sestoppelman SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    I suppose a safari in his future now for sure!
     

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