A conversation with Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., about National Journal ranking him among the 10 most conservative House members landed reporter Ben Terris on a wild boar hunt with him in Florida.
This gallery offers us a glimpse of that outing in Ross's district.
(RELATED: Why Ross is More Comfortable Hunting Than Spending Time at the Capitol)
Hunting trophies hang on the wall of the Washington office of Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla. "You should come boar hunting with me sometime," he said to National Journal reporter Ben Terris.(Chet Susslin)
Terris accepted the offer. He poses with the congressman's .308 Ruger M70 during their hunting trip in Florida.(Denny Morgan)
Ross readies his gun.(Ben Terris)
The small campground were Ross and Terris parked and unloaded guns.(Ben Terris)
"It beats fundraising," Ross said of hunting.(Ben Terris)
The congressman skins the boar shot by Terris..(Ben Terris)
Ross, a hard-line tea party conservative, discusses government regulation with like-minded constituent Corvil Justesen at the Pioneer Restaurant in Zolfo Springs, Fla.(Ben Terris)