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KIANS first night....

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by mikeynstas123, Dec 18, 2013.

  1. mikeynstas123

    mikeynstas123 Well-Known Member

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    Afternoon guys n gals...

    Just finished skinning 5 plump rabbits,Four males and one female.

    Took my oldest lad (kian 10),First night lamping with his dad.
    Got to perm about 9ish. plenty about and what was weird ,the car headlights didnt bother them,As soon as the red light on top of the scope went on they legged it:confused:.

    So off with the red light and on with the million candlepower cluson.Didnt bother em one bit.

    Could have taken twenty but took just the five ,and as we speak two are in the pot for tonight's tea.

    Winter vegetables white wine and chicken stock,browned the meat first,all in the casserole dish on 140degrees slow cooking till T time....Add the dumplings last half hour,Crusty bread nice bottle of white,JOB DONE...

    Kian loved his time out but wasnt confident enough to shoot yet..

    A lovely night out with my boy,what more could a dad want.

    Regards Mikey.
     
  2. roy0110

    roy0110 Engaging Member

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    good report.
    glad you both enjoyed your trip.
    nice bag as well!
     
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    Great stuff !

    My daughter is six (seven in February) and after much pestering from her I took her out with me one evening a few months ago, just as darkness fell. An owl hooted just moments after we'd got out of the car on the grounds of a private estate near 'the big house'.

    That was enough for her and prematurely ended our first evening foray :)

    She's asked a few times since but I want to make sure she really wants to go before we try again.

    How does offspring deal with the 'whole process' ?

    My daughter is fascinated by processing rabbits, deer, pheasants, trout and salmon etc,.

    She asks all kinds of "what does that do ?" and "what is this bit for" questions while I'm cleaning the kill.

    Biology lessons, an explanation of how we end up with food on the table from the raw ingredients, and the steps required to convert everything into something delicious.

    Valuable lessons indeed :)

    Keep up posted on any further adventures :D
     
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    This is what it's all about, getting your son involved with the things you like, pure bonding. Atb Paul.
     

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