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To the highly accomplished ladies introduced in "Top Woman Hunter" I have a request. Clearly, there are some marvelous stories waiting to be told of your adventures. It has been my experience most people of great resources and substance are very generous. This is an attribute made all the more worthy as these same people were generous when they didn't have much. Ladies, how about sharing some of your stories with the readers of Outdoor Life? The Sackman family, Victoria Myer, Wendy Barhart and Mary Cabela - all of you ladies must have an incredible repertoire of hunting adventures. While you would have my undivided attention at a social gathering, I am suggesting the subject deserves a bigger audience. I would bet your family members have already said as much and I am equally certain that the editors of Outdoor Life would be interested. On a personal level it would be a nice legacy to leave your family. You would also be making a valuable contribution to a sport that has given you so much. To the editors of Outdoor Life- let's add a level of sophistication to this publication that these ladies can deliver. A female perspective would put some life into these pages. We would hear about that guide from a remote culture, the local tales heard in distant lands and the experiences that give a hunt true meaning. Sound corny?? Well, the day your readers stop dreaming of such things will be a sad day. I would love to hear their stories, how about you?
Did you hear the one about the lady eight months pregnant who went out hunting??? Sorry NvHunter it plays so well as an opening line of a stand up routine that I couldn't help myself. I don't know the backgrounds of the ladies pictured. While they have impressive hunting resumes it is more important to the sport of hunting to honor Moms like you. There wouldn't be many great hockey, baseball and football players without Moms getting them to the games. My mother took my brother and I hunting often, she could and probably still can out shoot most men with her old Wingmaster. I loved the photo layout Outdoor Life. How about a similar one showing gals like NyHunter hunting with their young and not so young kids... that would be more significant. Hell, my Mom would be up for that one, she is in her eighties.
nice storie NvHunter!very true Tells us all how much you love hunting going out when your 8months pregnant.wow!!
In 1988 I took my first deer when I was more than 8mos. pregnant with my son. That is a hunting story that no man can duplicate and very, very few woman ever could! This year my son and I drew that same unit! I get to watch him take his first buck in the same unit that I did it in when I was pregnant with him! I couldn't be more proud right now!
I think these women or great for the sport of hunting of course look at those tropheys. Its no ? that women can hold there own in hunting. The real ? is how many women hunt & how can we get more women hunting. These women or doing a good job on attracting more females to our sport. I noticed localy there is big # diffrents in females hunters in last 10 years so good job women keep bringing those tropheys home!!!
Arleen D. Looper arrowed this outstanding Rosebud County, Montana whitetail in October, 2006. More impressively, she was on a self-guided hunt—on her own collecting this 170 4/8s-inch, 11-point giant.
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