Tom Denney, left, and Tristen Denney exit the woods after an unsuccesful hunt in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. "there’s a lot of heartbreak in hunting,” said Tom Denney

Tom Denney, left, and Tristen Denney exit the woods after an unsuccesful hunt in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. "there’s a lot of heartbreak in hunting,” said Tom Denney

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 Tom and Tristen sit in their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom built the stand roughly 5 years ago, and it's now used primarily as a site to teach Tristen because of its large size.

Tom and Tristen sit in their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom built the stand roughly 5 years ago, and it's now used primarily as a site to teach Tristen because of its large size.

 Tom Denney, left, and Tristen look for deer from their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19,2017. “There’s nothing better than this, you’re having a bad day, stressed out, you just come out here and watch. Late in the evening, early in the morning, you just come out and watch the woods come alive,” said Tom Denney

Tom Denney, left, and Tristen look for deer from their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19,2017. “There’s nothing better than this, you’re having a bad day, stressed out, you just come out here and watch. Late in the evening, early in the morning, you just come out and watch the woods come alive,” said Tom Denney

 The Mossberg 500 .410 that Tristen uses to hunt sits in the corner of the tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. This was Tristen’s first year hunting with a firearm.

The Mossberg 500 .410 that Tristen uses to hunt sits in the corner of the tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. This was Tristen’s first year hunting with a firearm.

 Tristen waits to hand the shotgun to his father as they leave the tree stand to stir deer from their bedding in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.

Tristen waits to hand the shotgun to his father as they leave the tree stand to stir deer from their bedding in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.

 Tristen waits for deer in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tristen is an accomplished hunter despite his young age. “at 10 years old he’s killed, I think, 5 deer,” said Denney.

Tristen waits for deer in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tristen is an accomplished hunter despite his young age. “at 10 years old he’s killed, I think, 5 deer,” said Denney.

 Tristen listens to advice from his father Tom while hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom says that Tristen has been joining him on hunts since he could walk.

Tristen listens to advice from his father Tom while hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom says that Tristen has been joining him on hunts since he could walk.

 Tristen and Tom return to their hunting camp after an unsuccessful afternoon of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.

Tristen and Tom return to their hunting camp after an unsuccessful afternoon of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.

 Tom Denney, left to right, Dennis Pendarvis, and Tristen Denney relax back at camp after an unsuccesful morning of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19, 2017.

Tom Denney, left to right, Dennis Pendarvis, and Tristen Denney relax back at camp after an unsuccesful morning of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19, 2017.

 Tom Denney, left, and Tristen Denney exit the woods after an unsuccesful hunt in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. "there’s a lot of heartbreak in hunting,” said Tom Denney
HuntingTextSlide.jpg
 Tom and Tristen sit in their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom built the stand roughly 5 years ago, and it's now used primarily as a site to teach Tristen because of its large size.
 Tom Denney, left, and Tristen look for deer from their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19,2017. “There’s nothing better than this, you’re having a bad day, stressed out, you just come out here and watch. Late in the evening, early in the morning, you just come out and watch the woods come alive,” said Tom Denney
 The Mossberg 500 .410 that Tristen uses to hunt sits in the corner of the tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. This was Tristen’s first year hunting with a firearm.
 Tristen waits to hand the shotgun to his father as they leave the tree stand to stir deer from their bedding in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.
 Tristen waits for deer in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tristen is an accomplished hunter despite his young age. “at 10 years old he’s killed, I think, 5 deer,” said Denney.
 Tristen listens to advice from his father Tom while hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom says that Tristen has been joining him on hunts since he could walk.
 Tristen and Tom return to their hunting camp after an unsuccessful afternoon of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.
 Tom Denney, left to right, Dennis Pendarvis, and Tristen Denney relax back at camp after an unsuccesful morning of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19, 2017.

Tom Denney, left, and Tristen Denney exit the woods after an unsuccesful hunt in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. "there’s a lot of heartbreak in hunting,” said Tom Denney

Tom and Tristen sit in their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom built the stand roughly 5 years ago, and it's now used primarily as a site to teach Tristen because of its large size.

Tom Denney, left, and Tristen look for deer from their tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19,2017. “There’s nothing better than this, you’re having a bad day, stressed out, you just come out here and watch. Late in the evening, early in the morning, you just come out and watch the woods come alive,” said Tom Denney

The Mossberg 500 .410 that Tristen uses to hunt sits in the corner of the tree stand in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. This was Tristen’s first year hunting with a firearm.

Tristen waits to hand the shotgun to his father as they leave the tree stand to stir deer from their bedding in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.

Tristen waits for deer in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tristen is an accomplished hunter despite his young age. “at 10 years old he’s killed, I think, 5 deer,” said Denney.

Tristen listens to advice from his father Tom while hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017. Tom says that Tristen has been joining him on hunts since he could walk.

Tristen and Tom return to their hunting camp after an unsuccessful afternoon of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 18, 2017.

Tom Denney, left to right, Dennis Pendarvis, and Tristen Denney relax back at camp after an unsuccesful morning of hunting in Wellston, Ohio, on November 19, 2017.

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