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how old were you?

Postby take em' 77 » Mon Jul 11, 2005 9:51 pm

how old were you guys when you first started hunting or shooting? i was two when i started shooting a .22 and started shooting a .410 when i was 4....didnt really hunt with it until around 6 or so tho
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Postby AlaskaRedneK » Mon Jul 11, 2005 10:07 pm

Yeah, I was about 4 when my dad had me on the end of a .22 rifle.

And I think I got my first kill (ptarmigan) at the age of 6 :thumbsup:

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Postby the_duckinator » Tue Jul 12, 2005 8:15 am

.22 and .410 at 8, pigeons shortly thereafter. Didn't start actually hunting until I was 12, which is the minimum age here in WI. How young can you legally start hunting in your states?
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Postby take em' 77 » Tue Jul 12, 2005 9:04 am

i'm not sure if there is an age minimum here in louisiana....if there is its new to me :toofunny:
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Postby QuackWacker08 » Tue Jul 12, 2005 10:49 am

I started at about 5 or 6 with a .22 and a .410, killed my first squirrel at seven.
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Postby take EM' close » Tue Jul 12, 2005 11:13 am

I was shooting a .22 and a Red Rider BB gun (CAN'T FORGET THE GOOD OL' FASHION BB GUN!) at the age of 3 or so and then a 20 gauge at the age of 5 I think. Started really hunting at the age of about 8 or 9 because we have an age limit also.

Though I have been trapping since I was about 9 or 10 months old.... :yes:
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Postby fabes468 » Tue Jul 12, 2005 1:20 pm

it was a ruger .22 at 5 and my first deer at 11 i think, with the good ole .243, i wont ever forget that day
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Postby Gooseboy » Tue Jul 12, 2005 7:47 pm

I had shot some of my uncles guns at age 5 or so, lol a 12 guage and a 30-06 at age five! But i started hunting with my dad around 12 years old.
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Postby texasduckblaster » Tue Jul 12, 2005 7:55 pm

i started shooting and hunting arond 7, i started out with a remington 870 20g.
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Postby HunterRed » Thu Jul 14, 2005 8:17 pm

I've been going hunting since I was like 8, and I've been using a gun around 11. :thumbsup:
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Postby Duckhunter16 » Mon Jul 18, 2005 1:20 pm

I started shoot a .22 and stuff like that around 4 and started huntin around 10 I think.

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Postby kentfasteel » Wed Dec 24, 2008 4:23 pm

I shot a .22 first when i was 7 and a shotgun when i was 9. I started hunting at age 10.
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Postby pgquackstacker » Wed Dec 24, 2008 11:54 pm

I shot a .22 when I was 2 and a 20ga. when I was 4. But, I got my hunting license was 8 and killed my first duck when I was 8.
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Postby Dckhntr94 » Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:26 pm

I've been hunting with my dad since i was 4 and started with a single shot 20 ga. at 8 right after i passed the safety course. I don't think there is a hunting age limit here in illinois either.
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Postby wratliffky » Mon Dec 29, 2008 6:43 am

started hunting when i was 6 in KY. Killed my first duck 7.
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Postby callumcuffumkillum » Thu Jan 08, 2009 1:35 pm

Killed my first deer and turkey in 3rd grade but started going with my dad at 2 he would bungee me to the stand :rofl:
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Postby corndog01 » Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:55 am

I got BB gun when I was about four and killed my first rabbit with it. When I was 6 I got .22 and a .410. Then I got a 20 and 12 gauge.When I was 12 I killed my first deer with my .30-06. And been shooting anything that has a season on it ever since.
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Postby jaker » Wed Jan 14, 2009 5:08 pm

killed my first duck at 4, shot it off the water with a .22 with rat shot, shot my first turkey at 5 with my single shot .410, then at seven killed my first deer with a lever action .357 at about 60 yards with iron sights. (missed a couple with my .410 with slugs when i was 5 or 6) my dad starrted carryin me squirrel huntin in a back pack when i was a few months old, and it was a way of life ever since. Idont think there is a age limt here in georgia
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Postby Turkeypens15 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 4:51 pm

20 ga. when i was 7 or 8 and was hunting on my own at 9.
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Postby GHGuy » Mon Feb 02, 2009 5:18 pm

i shot a 410 at about 8
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Postby highballing22 » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:57 pm

Gooseboy wrote:I had shot some of my uncles guns at age 5 or so, lol a 12 guage and a 30-06 at age five! But i started hunting with my dad around 12 years old.

a 12 gauge and a 30-06 at 5? bull crap

anyways....startin shootin a 22 when my head popped out my moms cooter, and killed my first couple of doves and squirrells at 8, killed my first deer and turkey at 10, my first duck at 11.
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Postby terrytown44 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 12:25 pm

i was about 7 i think with a .22
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Postby berettaguy17 » Wed Feb 04, 2009 3:47 pm

got caught shooting squirrels and birds in the back yard at age 5 with my red ryder. got one. my first duck kill was age 7 with a 20 ga. single shot
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Postby mark_16 » Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:51 am

umm, i started a bit late like around 4 year old used a .22. used to go with my father since i was 2. but did not try it myself.

and now in hunting season cant lay my hands off my gun. :thumbsup:
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Postby dean88 » Sat Feb 07, 2009 5:07 pm

been hunting since two
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