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ZUMBO GETS IT!

Many years ago, I purchased the introductory issue of Petersen's Hunting at a local newsstand. I purchased a few more monthly issues and then until present I have had a subscription. I have found it to be a very interesting and informative publication. Early on, I had the good fortune to make arrangements to meet an early contributor to your publication: Elmer Keith. The day spent visiting him in Salmon, Idaho, stands as the most memorable in my years of hunting and shooting.

In the recent June-July issue, in the "Rear View" column, entitled "Hunt While You Can," Jim Zumbo hit the nail on the head with his comments. I'm a few years younger and haven't experienced his medical issues, but everything else is right on the money.

Keep up the good work.

JOHN PETERSON

Chemainus, B.C., Canada

As I flipped through the pages of the June/July issue, I was delighted to see Zumbo's name following "Rear View." His column, "Hunt While You Can," touched me in several ways. I'll be 84 in January and plan one more elk hunt in the fall. I've never hunted outside the state of Washington and fortunately know a family with 400 acres near Mt. Rainier. We've hunted there since 1955, so it's mostly families, but weather really impacts where the game go.

BOB SIEWERT

Bellevue, Washington

P.S. I am still using a "Jim Zumbo" rest I purchased from Cabela's awhile back.

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Title Annotation:Letters
Author:Petterson, John; Siewert, Bob
Publication:Petersen's Hunting
Article Type:Letter to the editor
Date:Dec 1, 2019
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