The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters

45 Years of Women in the Hunt

As a female who loves to hunt, I guess that might make me a huntress. But I’m not a feminist, so I’m fine with simply being called a hunter. Not shy about my age, I happily admit to recently signing up for Medicare, so that makes me 65 and qualified enough to discuss the many changes I’ve witnessed and experienced in my 45 years as a woman in the hunt.

I was the tomboy out of four girls, the most outdoorsy one in the family. At a young age I learned to shoot a shotgun and .22 rifle

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