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Where and how do you tag a big whitetail buck? By hunting private farms and ranches? Special permit trophy entry units? Midwest farm lands? Canada? Texas? Ohio? Do you hunt from a tree stand or ground blind? Still-hunt or glass-and-stalk? Grunt, rattle? Bait? Snipe from long range? Or just get lucky? Yes. To all of […]
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If you spend more time hunting for meat than you do for trophy deer, I’m guessing that you may have noticed that young does, in general, tend to make better table fare than old bucks. Depending on your seasons, tags and availability of either sex, you may not want to waste your limited time in […]
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Potter County, PA
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Every year about this time, I make it a special point to look at a photograph. It hangs in my office; a black-and-white, 8” X 10” print that a boyhood buddy made from a picture he’d somehow hung on to for decades. The pic features a geeky, skinny, kid posing over a handsome whitetail buck. […]
As the proud father of twins, I changed my share of diapers for quite some time. And once my kids were potty trained, I breathed a huge sigh of relief, believing I was done once and for all with wet, dirty, stinky kids and all the gear it took to get them clean and smiling […]
It’s always nice to head to a stand or blind that’s waiting for you, carefully installed in the preseason. Trouble is, no matter how much we scout and plan, deer don’t always read our scripts. Suddenly, we find out that bucks are using an area we didn’t anticipate, or we didn’t have time to get […]
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I’ll be the first to admit that I am no ballistics expert. Born and raised where shotguns and muzzleloaders were the only legal tool for firearms deer hunters, I came to the rifle game late in life. When my buddies—many of whom are dyed-in-the-wool rifle experts—start making serious gun talk, I can keep up, but […]
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Cowboys didn’t sling rifles, but cowboys rode horses and carried rifles in scabbards. Cowboys didn’t use binoculars or rattling antlers, either. I figured this out (duh) last week while hunting Texas whitetails with a slick, fun, Winchester Model 1873 genuine lever-action cowboy rifle. It was chambered for the famous .44-40 centerfire cartridge that accounted for […]
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