Thanks she is my golden angel. I have hunted up by Green land Mi. Where are you?I've always thought it would be great to find my best friend and best hunting partner in the woman I marry. Sure I probably could have waited for "that" person but as many of us, what we feel is the right woman often times doesn't include the hunting partner part. My wife is a country girl and raised in a farm. She's been around hunting all her life. She started out bow hunting with me but eventually realized she'd rather watch the bucks spar, feed and just meander thru the woods while in a tree. She drew back on a buck and hit her mark but we lost him. Next buck she just didn't want to shoot. She said she loves watching them but not killing them. She's no tree hugger as she knows they must be managed but isn't interested in being a manager. Some I guess just do not want to hunt with a weapon. I'm going to try and get her back in a tree with a crossbow this fall. See if anything has changed. She also decided that she doesn't want to be out in a tree in sub warm temps. In other words, 45° or up and she's ok with it. At 62, she doesn't like cold temps. I get it, many don't. I hunt the remote Upper Peninsula of Mi in a tent for two weeks the middle of November. We get heavy snow at times and cold weather as you know. I do have a friend that does endure those elements with me every year and has since the mid 80s. Them people are hard to find. Many have dropped out but only one has hung. Friends that will stay in a tent for two weeks in that weather deer hunting are tough to find. No way my wife would do that. Maybe in a camper, no tent. Still temps would turn her off so would the lack of deer. Sounds like you found a partner for life. Congrats. John.
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