Burning the Burn Pile with Dragon’s Breath

We’ve been building burn pile for about the past 5 years or so. Really and truly, it all started back in 2006 when we burned there the last time. However, about 5 years ago we started hauling more debris in. Mostly it was cedar trees and  the stuff we have to keep cutting down around … Continue reading

What’s the Best Factory Ammo?

Just a while back there was fellow asking me about ammunition for his deer rifle. “What’s the best factory load?” he asked. “For me,” I replied, “I’d say it was the 30-06 180 grain Musgrave round noses.” “I’ve never heard of Musgrave!” he said. “You probably wouldn’t.” I replied. “A boatload of the stuff came … 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

R.I.P D&DH Forum

I opened up my web browser this morning, and discovered a hole. I have FireFox programmed to show me the front page of a couple dozen websites using a plug-in called SpeedDial. The little thumbnail for the Deer & Deer Hunting Forum had gone blank. When I clicked on it, I was informed that D&DH … Continue reading