“A Fine Fox Squirrel”


A fox squirrel next to a Northwest gun, shot pouch and horn

On a warm fall afternoon, the Northwest gun rests beside a fine fox squirrel. For traditional woodsmen, not every historical scenario centers on wild turkeys or white-tailed deer. Most hunters start with small game, and for some folks, the passion never ebbs. Old Northwest Territory, one ridge east of the River Raisin, in the Year of our Lord, 1794…

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