Duck hunters who are in the habit of enjoying this rare sport in Barnegat Bay, New Jersey, will no doubt be familiar with the name of Captmn John Hulse, who has spent some 70 odd years in that vicinity, and who is to-day one of the best wing shots in the Slate The writer recently spent a day in a duck blind with Captain John, who between shots (it was some time between) related many interesting experiences connected with the sport. The day is never too cold or too wet. in the duck-shooting season for Captain John. At the break of day he can be seen by everybody, but the ducks, in a blind on Haren's Point, and the birds are flying pretty high when they are not attracted by his peculiar little whistle, with a different record for every species of the web-footed variety. However, Captain John has not been a sport all his life. For 25 years he was attached to the life-saving station at Montgomery and when he was retired a few years ago on a pension, there was not a 1 lack mark against his long and faithful service. He speaks as lightly of his deeds of heroism and the many hardships he endured as he does of "winging" a "Red-head;" it was all in the life.
Barnegat. C. P. H.
Fur, News. Fur News, January 1916.
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