Confessions of a Hunter

By Andy Anderson

I grew up hunting and fishing in a time when we had no box blinds, fancy tripods, electronic feeders and definitely no trail cameras. There actually wasn’t much advanced technology to exploit to a degree of benefit for myself in the woods. I relied on my intuition and skills learned from my dad and others who were kind enough to share the knowledge.

I can remember vividly the first “box” blind I ever got to hunt out of. This was a time when the big residential refrigerators first came on the market and they were shipped in boxes. Those refrigerator boxes made great blinds. Just a little handy work with a pocket knife to cut out a door and some windows, a little spray paint and done; the first ever box blind.

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