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15-year-old gets hunting grand slam

Hinkley got his moose on a family hunting trip.

AVON - Cayden Hinkley recently achieved his hunting grand slam at only 15 years old.

Cayden Hinkley first got a turkey.

His deer completed Hinkley's hunting grand slam.

He first got his turkey, but when he found out he was drawn for a moose permit the goal was set for a grand slam. With help from family friend Danny Ruggiero he was able to tag a bear. A trip was planned for a family moose hunt shortly after which he tagged his deer. Hinkley is planning to submit for his grand slam patch.

When tagged his bear with the help of a family friend.

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8 Responses »

  1. How Incredibly awesome Cayden! Thrilled to read about this. Congrats :)

  2. Your family must be very proud of you. If you were my son I sure would be very proud of you

  3. Sure does make us all feel proud of you, Grandson.

  4. Congratulations little cuz

  5. Congratulations, Cayden!

  6. Congratulations!
    It is great to see the next generation participating in our outdoor heritage.

  7. Congrats to the Hinkleys' . A great family that enjoys the hunt and passes it on to future generations. Great job Cayden!

  8. If you get a doe permit next year, I know of a place where several of them that are getting fat off of people's meticulously planted gardens roam without fear because the laws are in their favor.