Confessions of a Hunter

By Andy Anderson

You ever have a day when nothing goes your way? It just seems like you can’t do anything right, and just when you think you’re making progress, something happens that just knocks you back down?

We have gotten a lot of rain lately, probably the wettest winter I can remember in a long time. Everywhere I went was standing water, a swamp or marsh that just never dried up. Some places were deceiving, dry and dusty dirt on top, but pure mud underneath.

I was driving my pick up out to go deer hunting one mid-December morning. I got out into the ranch about seven or eight miles from the nearest good road when I felt that all too familiar sensation of the truck sliding in the mud and the rear end sinking down. This is where it all started going downhill.

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