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By Lily Raff McCaulou

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When Lily Raff McCaulou traded in an indie movie creation profession in ny for a reporting task in significant Oregon, she by no means imagined that she'd locate herself settling on up a gun and studying to seek. She'd been raised as a gun-fearing environmentalist and an animal lover, and notwithstanding a meat-eater, she'd continually abided by means of the main that harming animals is incorrect. yet Raff McCaulou's standpoint shifted whilst she all started spending weekends fly-fishing and weekdays interviewing hunters for her articles, figuring out that a lot of them have been extra considerate approximately animals and the surroundings than she was.

So she embarked upon the venture of studying to seek from sq. one. From attending a Hunter defense direction designed for kids to box dressing an elk and serving it for dinner, she explores the game of looking and all it involves, and tackles the large questions surrounding the most misunderstood American practices and interests. not only a private memoir, this publication additionally explores the position of the hunter within the twenty-first century, the stress (at occasions man made) among hunters and environmentalists, and new types of sustainable and moral nutrition procurement.

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