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Hunting's not just a guy thing

Thursday, November 13, 2008

As a flock of ducks came in, wings cupped for a landing, Holly Heyser stood up and fired, and watched a wigeon fall into the water. She felt the jubilation of actually hitting what she was aiming at her first duck. Heyser, 43, a professor of journalism at Sacramento State, wasn't born a duck hunter. But her first experience afield in 2006 with her boyfriend changed all that. As she puts it, "I actually fell in love with the honesty, grace and humility of acquiring food the hard way."

Read Original at: The Record (Stockton, CA)

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