HUMBOLDT — In the shadow of a towering ash tree, leafless at mid-winter and a few feet from the Neosho River, David Gant spoke passionately about his love of the outdoors and its wildlife.
“Today’s kids say they can’t find anything to do. When I was a kid there wasn’t enough daylight for me to do all I wanted to do,” said Gant, 53.
All of his youthful activities started and ended outdoors, often centered on a cane fishing pole or a .22 rifle with iron sights.
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