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Dan Ladd: The many rewards of being a hunting mentor

The author’s cousin, Christian Chaney, after a successful 2013 youth turkey hunt. Not only is Chaney an avid hunter today, but now himself plays the role of mentor during the youth hunt in New York. (Photo by Dan Ladd)

One of my favorite photos, and one that I’ve gotten a lot of mileage from in terms of it being published, is a shot I staged and took exactly 20 years ago this spring. It was the first morning of New York’s inaugural youth turkey hunt in 2004 and simply shows myself and my then 12-year-old nephew, Larry, walking in a field.

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