Deer Opener 2017

It was the coldest Opening Weekend ever for the Shamanic Dream Team. The temperature was hanging aruond 24F when the light came up, but there had been a good deal of action at my stand at Campground before that. I had heard a group of doe, probably being chased by a young buck come down … Continue reading

PODCAST: The End of the Galloping Gobbler

I’ve been turkey hunting since Reagan’s first term. In all that time, I’ve never seen a gobbler reanimate after being dead for 5 minutes. Normally, when I shoot them, I run out fast and give them the old lift-and-seperate treatment, but the gobbler this morning flopped a couple of times and went toes-up. I thought … Continue reading

The Status of Shamanic QDM

At our camp, we have no particular standards. This is the first year we will all be adults– my youngest turned 16. I think it is rather goofy to have kids passing on less than ideal deer unless they choose to do so. I know there is a lot of stuff out there about QDM … Continue reading