I Learned About Gun Safety Essay

1009 Words Dec 2nd, 2015 5 Pages
Every year my dad and I go deer hunting at my grandma’s house. One year my cousin and his dad came with us. Going hunting I learned many valuable lessons. I learned about gun safety and how hunters should always know where their group is. I learned to be as quiet and as motionless as possible when waiting, but most importantly I learned patience when I went hunting.
The first day we started at 5:30 am. The sun wasn’t out yet and it had just started to snow. My first step out of the house I felt the cold hit my face. I could smell the mud on my boots from previous trips. By early morning the ground was covered with a white blanket of snow. All I could see was white and I knew these were the perfect conditions for a successful hunting trip. I was very excited.
We first tried a push through my grandma’s timber, but by noon we haven’t seen or heard a single deer. So we decided to go back up to the house for some lunch. We had some soup and sandwiches to warm us up. The soup tasted great after a long morning of walking but I knew we weren’t done yet. After we warmed up enough, we went back out there. By now the snow had stopped and everything was bright white. The sun was shining and they sky was bright blue. The wind had just started to pick up. We decided to do another push through my grandma’s timer, but as the sun went down, so did our chances of seeing something. By 6:00 we’ve seen two deer, but not close enough to shoot at. So we decided to call it a day. The next morning…

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