Sorry to hear about you're FIL! They say the best way to honor those that have passed is to always make them proud. It sounds like you are a good guy, and I'm sure you're doing just that.
Gotta buddy in S.E. Ohio, he says from what he has seen the rut is gonna happen this w/e. If you get out g/l!
"The sportsman lives his life vicariously. For he secretly yearns to have lived before, in a simpler time. A time when his love for the land, water, fish and wildlife would be more than just part of his life. It would be his state of mind." Author, Jim Slinsky