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Getting More Women Into Hunting

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 Jan 12th, 2019 by Keith Worrall  300

Modified Jan 12th, 2019 at 11:49 AM

Deer hunting season just wrapped up in Massachusetts, and some of the state’s 70,000 licensed hunters, the overwhelming majority of them men, participated. But there’s also an organized effort to get more women involved in going after game.

Christine Morse, who works at the federal prison in Devens, Mass., is one of the beneficiaries.

“I was really attracted to the concept of providing for myself and for my family than going out and purchasing meat,” she said.

Clad in blaze orange and camouflage, Morse and her hunting mentor, Donna White, quietly made their way through the woods of Fort Devens, a military base west of Boston. They had been there since the pre-dawn hours in the hopes of bagging a buck.

 

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