When is the right time to let a child start hunting?

The Daily Review Outdoor Writer John Flores’ son, David, killed his first deer –– a doe –– at age 14. He killed his first buck, this six point, at age 16. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Raising three boys, I’ve been around a lot of youth-hunters over the years, especially when you also consider nieces, nephews and my buddies’ kids.

High duck numbers should give reason for pause where prairie is concerned

Hunters can expect 60 days and a 6-duck daily limit during the 2014-2015 waterfowl season. (Submitted Photo/Courtesy of John K. Flores)

Chances are, if you were born after 1996 and have become a diehard waterfowl hunter, you’ve always experienced liberal duck seasons. By liberal, I mean 60-day seasons and six-bird bag limits.


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