UV Killer Redux

It was 6 years ago this month when somebody on the Deer & Deer Hunting forum started asking for opinions on UV Killer. I gave my opinion, and cross-posted it back here on my weblog. I did not realize this was going to be the prelude to the most turgid, controversial period in this weblog’s … Continue reading

More on Deer Porn

First off, I want to plug Steve Gruber’s new show, Deer City USA. I haven’t seen it yet, but the following conversation is mostly about Steve and the show. I orginally posted my blog entry “Deer Porn” as a new thread on the Deer & Deer Hunting Forum: Deer Porn Since then it’s been one … Continue reading

Which Theory of Rutting? The shaman Answers

I’ve been sitting back watching the pig rasslin’ going on over at the Deer & Deer Hunting site over whose theory of deer rutting is closer: Charlie Alsheimer or Leonard Lee Rue III. I think both guys have done a great job of research. For all the arguing and fussing and things are coming out … Continue reading

Jakes’ Theory on Rut Prediction

I’ve been sitting back watching the pig rasslin’ going on over at the Deer & Deer Hunting site over whose theory of deer rutting is closer: Charlie Alsheimer or Leonard Lee Rue III and things are coming out crystal clear: There is not enough of our anecdotal evidence to back up either author’s assertions conclusively. … Continue reading

Picking a Deer Rifle — on the cheap

Archer_Nut on Deer & Deer Hunting says: [I] need a good [starter] deer rifle that is accurate and powerful, but at the same time inexpensive. The thing of it is that whitetail deer are remarkably easy to kill, as long as you place the proper bullet in the right place. Anything from a 243 WIN … Continue reading

Rifles — Less Recoil?

From Deer & Deer Hunting ForumsjyeomansNew Member Posts: 1Joined: 10/27/2008I HAVE BEEN USING A 7400 REM 30-06 FOR YEARS, LATELY I HAVE FOUND THE RECOIL TO MUCH. (GETTING OLD) SO I AM LOOKING FOR SOMETHING WITH LESS RECOIL. I HAVE BEEN THINKING OF A 308 OR 7MM- 08. WILL THEY GIVE LESS RECOIL.WILL THEY HANDLE … Continue reading

ANNOUNCEMENT: The shaman Joins the Stump Sitters

From: Dan Schmidt [dan.schmidt@fwpubs.com] Editor-in-ChiefDeer & Deer Hunting Magazine Dear William,Congratulations! You have been selected to be an inaugural member of Deer & Deer Hunting Internet Pro Staff. Your selection was based on your loyalty as a Deer & Deer Hunting reader, your experience as a hunter, and, of course, the commitment you have shown … Continue reading