Where is the shaman hanging these days?

With the demise of the Deer & Deer Hunting Forum and the Turkey & Turkey Hunting Forum, I have been kind of adrift amid the forum universe. With other alternatives like Facebook, there was a lot of overall decline in forum use. I visited a lot of places, but there was not a lot of … Continue reading

What’s It Going to Be Like on the Opener?

I’ve written before about my love/hate relationship with long range weather forecasting. I can’t really believe it, but I can’t help watching. It goes back to my earliest days, reading the Farmer’s Almanac. It never seemed to be right, but everybody said it was accurate. I have to say that trying to predict the weather … Continue reading

The Big Book of Gun Gack

I spent Saturday reading in John Barsness’s book, The Big Book of Gun Gack.  You have probably read the author, he’s published in a heck of a lot of magazines, and he’s got a slew of good books on Amazon.com.  This one is a collection of articles about a select bunch of rifle cartridges for … Continue reading

Dawn of American Deer Hunting

Junior, my honorable #1 son, gifted me a book. I’ve already been through it several times, and it is super cool. I have been enamoured with old pictures of deer hunting for quite some time, ever since we got the farm.   Back then, I had all these bare walls to cover, and not a whole … Continue reading

Season Recap 2017

Now that everyone is home safe a-bed, I thought I would go through the season and give you all my impressions of why it went so well, and what worked and what did not.  Overall, this was the most spectacular deer camp we’ve had.  Everyone got their buck. Everyone got  a doe.  We saw a … Continue reading

More On The L-E-Vator

I had the GoPro out on Saturday afternoon but did not have a chance to get it out before the doe showed up. I still managed to get some footage of SuperCore’s new L-E-Vator. This is not the perfect deer lifter. You can see that from the video. However, it is the best I’ve found … Continue reading