The roots of hunting

We no longer have to hunt to feed our bellies, but today we need to hunt to feed our soul and honor the hunter within.

Updated: May 31, 2006, 7:22 PM ET
By James A. Swan, Ph.D. | Author
"In Defense of Hunting"

North American hunters are out in pursuit of birds and mammals of all sizes and shapes, from ducks, deer, turkeys, geese, pheasant, grouse and woodcock to snipe, bear, antelope, moose and elk.

It is possible to hunt wild game at other times of the year, especially turkeys in spring, but fall is the hunter's time.

I don't know about you, but as the first breath of fall comes whistling down from the north, I sleep a little less.

I find myself waking up as the sun wakes up, even ...

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The roots of hunting