Category Archives: Bow Hunting

Not dead, just hunting

The reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.    – Mark Twain (1835-1910), American writer and humorist Not dead, just hunting In response to questions from readers via telephone calls, e-mails, and text messages: No I have not died. … Continue reading

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July practice

Two days ago, after a week of rainstorms and high winds, a 10-point buck and an 8-point buck, both with antlers still in velvet, were eating blown-down apples under our apple tree. In the middle of the afternoon. Fifty feet … Continue reading

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The vagaries of scent

Any information presented here about the phenomenon of scent and the ability of whitetail deer to detect and respond to it is strictly anecdotal, a compilation of my observations and conjecture, not the result of a disciplined scientific study. The … Continue reading

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Shoulder to the wheel

I did not mind killing anything, any animal, if I killed it cleanly. They all had to die and my interference with the nightly and seasonal killing that went on all the time was very minute and I had no … Continue reading

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