Which brings me to my real point: for a lot of kids now, deer and turkeys are the first game they hunt. I am not sure that's a good idea. Even though sitting in a blind and plinking a turkey someone else calls in for you is easy, killing a turkey is still treated as a big deal. Kill a turkey - or a deer - and a lot of people shake your hand and treat it like it's a big deal. If you don't get one, or you miss, well, you failed. It's not good for kids to attach that kind of pressure to a first hunting experience. It should be about enjoying the outdoors, learning to hunt, and, ideally, bringing home some game. A friend of mine took a kid years ago who missed two turkeys in the same morning. He never went turkey hunting again after that.