If you're a hunter, it's likely your first hunting partner was your father, big brother or an uncle. Learning from an older, more experienced mentor is a tradition that goes back thousands of years, and is still effective today.
Eventually, of course, you move away from home, find different hunting grounds and have to think about looking for a new hunting partner. Sure, there are those who prefer to hunt alone, but for safety reasons it's best to have at least one companion along. You may split up during the actual hunt, but it's great to be able to swap feedback and share stories back at camp.
A good hunting buddy is someone with a level head, a reasonable level of experience, a dedication to safety and an easygoing personality. They should be willing to teach, willing to learn and willing to help out when needed. Above all, they should share your basic philosophy of hunting and enjoy it for much the same reasons you do.
Unfortunately, not all hunting companions are ideal. There are certain personal characteristics you definitely don't want in a hunting partner. If