During a decade or more of guiding hunters in the back country, one hears things from hunters that both warm the heart and chill the blood. These are all true tales from the tall timber. Of the chilling variety. Take heed of these statements and you might just become the model for how to be a good hunting client.
- Scenario: Horse pack train, halfway to high-country wilderness elk camp.
Hunter to outfitter: “I’ve been smoking way too much. I’m going to use this trip to quit cigarettes. Didn’t bring a single one.”