Huntress. What comes to mind when you hear this word? Does it stir up a sense of pride, or possibly evoke a feeling of anger? Such a simple word with such a simple meaning, yet one that can make quite an impact. I have read a couple of articles in the past year or two which stated that women who hunt hate being called a
Well, here it is, 2019. It feels like 2018 just flew by! I guess it’s true, “the older you get, the faster time goes”. I sure wish it would slow down. But, there’s really nothing I can do about that. So, instead of worrying about things I can’t fix, I want to take a minute to reflect on this past year. It definitely wasn’t my
by Kari Singleton Well, here we go again. Yes, I’m talking about all the shaming that goes on among hunters. In my last article, “Deer Shaming: Let’s End the Hate”, I was true to the title. I focused primarily on shaming hunters on the size, age, or type of deer. This unfortunately has become an everyday occurrence during deer season. You can’t get on social
Deer shaming. No, it’s not a new thing. Sadly it has been going on forever; it’s just far more noticeable these days, thanks to social media. And, I say deer shaming, not just buck shaming, because I’m seeing more and more people criticizing the size of does taken. We may not all agree on the size or age of a deer taken, but as long
So, my 2017-18 deer season didn’t end exactly how I had hoped it would. No buck for me again this year. And, you know what? I’m really okay with it! Those are words that I never thought I would be saying. I used to be upset when my season ended poorly. I mean, any good deer hunter should take a great buck every year, right?