My First Hunt - Original Writing Essay

1210 Words Aug 25th, 2016 5 Pages
My First Hunt This even happened back in 2009 when I was eight years old. It was my first time hunting with my dad and he was going to let me shoot whatever walked out. My dad loves to hunt and has killed many of deer over the years so when he asked me to go with him, I said yes because I wanted to bond with him and have father-son time. That night I couldn’t sleep because I was so excited to hunt with my dad but finally I fell asleep. The next day I woke up to get ready and packed. We started to pack our hunting clothes and gear for the trip. After we got everything packed, we loaded it up in the truck and took off. The land we hunt is in Mississippi it’s a good hour and thirty minute drive. Once we got there we unloaded everything and put our stuff in the camp. Once we got there and unloaded everything it was about 2:30 p.m. the time we usually get there. I got ready to go hunt that evening because we got to the stand about three but sometimes it depends on what time the sun goes down, if it sets early we get there at three if it sets late we don’t get there until three-thirty or four. It was the first hunt of the trip and I was so nervous when I got in the stand, I was so nervous that I had the tree shaking. Time was going very slow that hunt because I remember asking my dad if we could leave early and of course he said no so we waited and waited, nothing happens, so my dad ends up telling me if nothing happens in the next ten minutes we’ll get down. The time went by…

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