Descriptive Essay About Hunting Camp

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The Hunting Camp From 2006 until 2010 my father, uncle, and I were all members of a hunting club. Although we were there to hunt, it was likely the smallest aspect of the trip. We spent more time around a campfire than we did in any tree stand. The camp, for me anyways, was broken into three major areas: the hunting grounds, the campgrounds, and the camper itself. It was in these places that I have some of my fondest memories that I enjoy revisiting. It was quite enjoyable for years, then for various reasons they allowed dog running and it completely changed the entire hunting camp. Dog running is where trained dogs are released to chase deer, hogs, and sometimes turkey from where they were to where the hunter is. It really ruined the land for most of the hunters. To the confusion of many, the hunting ground is where I spent the least amount of time while at the hunting camp. There were 1,750 acres of land to hunt. It was mostly pine trees, as the …show more content…
We bought it for $400, with the majority of its value being the refrigerator. The leaky ceiling and mold were free. We slowly upgraded it as we put it under a carport to reduce the leaking and redid the plumbing. Eventually we could both shower and use the restroom without having to run outside. Showering was a tedious task though. The center of the shower’s base was fairly soft, so to reduce chance of falling through we stood on the edges. It worked well enough. Hours of jokes, meals, and movies all took place in the camper. We stocked the cabinets with hunting gear, medicine, and whatever else was necessary. We had sketched projects of building a porch similar to what other members had, and we were going to build bunk beds. Plans for our little camper were getting exciting. They never even had a chance to be a reality. Instead, we packed up everything we had and left. It became an empty shell. Every sign of life or evidence of our existence were cleaned away as we

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