Hunting is a game of possession. But I like hunting most with men who treasure those things about hunting that can't be possessed.
Vernon Baker, 70, of North Little Rock, Ark. my duck-hunting companion for the better part of two decades now is one of those men.
Our meeting, back in the early 1980s, was a stroke of fate. A mutual friend invited me to hunt at the Poor Boy Duck Club near Stuttgart, Ark., where he and Baker were members.
When I arrived, Baker was at ...Read full story