Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | School Notes | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS

A day to remember what Dad meant to me in my outdoors world

June 15, 2014
The Altoona Mirror

My father didn't hunt or fish, but he had a profound influence on my dedication to those sports and the love of the outdoors in general. When I was growing up, most boys were introduced to the outdoor sports by parents, grandparents or some other male family member, almost as a rite of passage, so if the men in your family hunted or fished, it was almost a certainty you would be introduced to those activities at an early age. In spite of not having much direct guidance from family members, a deep desire and fascination for all things outdoors drove me to learn those things on my own.

I am looking for: