Washington County gun club tries to rekindle the tradition of small game hunting

Before anything else, I learned how to walk in the woods -- heel to toe quietly rolling slowly over sticks, dead leaves and crunchy snow. I learned to use peripheral vision and all of my senses, not just my eyes, to probe surrounding habitat for movement, colors, shapes, sounds and smells. I learned how a stop-and-go gait could coax unseen animals to run, and the invaluable skill of staying still and silent.

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