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can assist on the hunt?
Posted by Daisiemae on Apr 21 2006
Hi, thank you for responding. I know what you mean by " it is the hunt not the kill", and I think you are right for most hunters , not all, that it is the "hunt process". But with that said- Actually for these kids, mostly young men, it means a VERY great deal that they are successful on their hunt, more than the hunt itself.  They really do want to harvest an animal and right now. They understand that may or may not be possible . It isn't like they have all the years it normally takes someone to harvest an animal. As you know many hunters come up dry year after year and they know that also. But timewise they aren't that fortunate. They would like to accomplish something, usually with their dad or brother etc. watching them before it is too late. They feel like "one of the guys" as they and their peers play the hunt (and harvest) over and over again around the camp fire so to speak...The family immediately contacts a volunteer taxidermist to ready it for their wall- Sort of I suppose, a testament to their being young "men" and doing what their dad's and grandad's did . Being ill and most times weak, it makes them feel strong, even if fleetingly...Could you elaborate on what you meant by a "veteran 10 year old will be with them" and "they have to be able to handle a quad" A lot these youngsters will need different/more help than that....by an outfitter or guide who is an adult..Please clear up any misunderstanding  on my end.....Believe me , we appreciate the kindness of your offer. We just need very much to clarify what exactly is the offer....and are you an outfitter or a private party ? thanks Cathy

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