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No Peace for a Dove Hunter
Dan Holland
October 09, 1961
The author's quiet day of hunting dissolved into chaos when he spent as much time dodging shot as he did shooting shells
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October 09, 1961

No Peace For A Dove Hunter

The author's quiet day of hunting dissolved into chaos when he spent as much time dodging shot as he did shooting shells

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Eddie laughed as only Eddie can laugh and turned to me.

"Don't be bitter," he said. "Don't be bitter."

All in all, that afternoon was quite an experience. I discovered that I would shed shot and that I was an evasive target—in others words, that I was about as difficult to bring down as a dove. It makes a man proud.

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