A Long Time Coming

Back in 2013, Angus was enjoying his last deer season as a Yute. I had him positioned with his older brother, Moose in a ground blind at Lazy Boy. He was too big for the buddy stand anymore. I was at Campground, about a quarter-mile away. Angus and I both scored bucks that morning. If … Continue reading

Deer Camp 2015 — The Final Ritual

I mentioned to Angus last week as we were on our way out to Campground that it seemed like everything at Deer Camp had become a ritual. Even the most mundane things, when repeated for a decade and a half take on a ceremonial quality. Last weekend was the yearly last trip to camp to … Continue reading

How to hold deer while staying at the hotel?

From The Deer and Deer Hunting Forum kroazn Posts: 1 Joined: Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:35 pm How to hold deer while staying at the hotel? Postby kroazn » Wed Dec 25, 2013 8:41 pm Hi I am new to the forum and have this question that I couldn’t find the answer to. I am … Continue reading

Briar Engineering and the Win 670

One story that got lost in the rush of deer season is the tale of how I turned my buddy, O.T., into a gunsmith. Now that things are starting to wind down for me, I thought I would let you all hear it. One morning, I was out with my Winchester Model 670. Everyone remembers … Continue reading

The Eternal Cycle

I caught myself counting the months to turkey season this morning on the way to work. I like how this works. Four months of getting ready. Two months of doing it. Four months of getting ready, etc. I’d never really thought of it before. That’s comforting. Deer, Turkey, Deer, Turkey, wash, rinse, repeat. I look … Continue reading