Take big steps. That's the powerful message from Shane Mahoney. It's an uplifting message, an essential call to action for all hunters.
If this video doesn't make you proud to be a hunter, I don't know what will.
Shane Mahoney delivers a powerful address to an audience of hunter conservationists. He starts and ends with what could be called an exhortation and a celebration: "Don't take small steps. Take the big steps that others are afraid to take."
Delivered in Mahoney's rich and emotive voice, this short message says more in a few words than orations several times as long.
Set to grand and noble images of the wild, Mahoney appeals to his audience.
Yes, this is a video you'll want to save and play every now and again. If only just to revive your spirit and remind yourself that, as a hunter, you play a part in this rich historical timeline. Your dollars and your efforts continue to save and preserve wildlife.
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