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Danielle Reali of New Richmond, takes a shot during her pheasant hunt at Saturday's Youth Hunt sponsored by the Amery Chapter of Pheasants Forever with help from Star Prairie Fish and Game, St. Croix County Sportsman Alliance, Wisconsin DNR and Forest Ridge Hunt Club.

Youth hunts hands down an age old tradition


For 60 young hunters, Saturday must have felt like Christmas in October. No one was late arriving for this event because the parents were almost as excited as their kids to get the day started.

Everywhere you looked there was the unmistakable blaze orange of hunting vests and knit caps mixed in with a good dose of camouflage. In the background, retrievers were barking, as anxious as the young hunters to get into the field.

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