Most gun owners/deer hunters know that our 2A rights are under attack as never before, but in recent weeks I have sensed some complacency amongst us. We cannot do that! The gun-grabbing politicians thrive on our non-action as they try and ram through their radical agenda. We must stay vigilant! These 2 things I saw today ought to get your attention. Washington Times: A group of congressional Democrats has signed on to new legislation that would mandate liability insurance for all gun owners in the United States — and fine those who refuse to purchase it as much as $10,000. CBS New York: In addition to creating a new registry for high-capacity magazines and an expansion of [...]
From the Missouri Dept. of Conservation: On the evening of Wednesday, March 13, an antler shed hunter discovered a large, near-record set of non-typical antlers while searching the August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area in St. Charles. Preliminary reports say the rack has 37 points and scores in the 270s. The buck was likely 5 ½ to 6 1/2. It will be one of the top 5 NT bucks ever grown in Missouri. Nobody knows for sure what killed the buck last summer/fall, but it’s safe to assume he was another victim of the big EHD outbreak of 2012. BTW, the shed hunter gets to keep the rack that he found on state land, but a paper he was issued [...]
Last week I flew into still snowy Montana and hunted coyotes with my buddies Luke and Reed (second and third from left in picture), and with Jesse (standing) and Lance manning the cameras. We had a blast and shot 3 on film for a special show I’m putting together on the coyote/whitetail dynamic. How many deer do coyotes kill? Do they eat adult deer as well as fawns? How might the predators affect your deer hunting in the future? Those are things we’ll discuss in the show, with the information weaved around this hunt. It was fun and invigorating hunting. We drove out onto the plains in the dark, got the wind right, and with the huge full [...]
Last October we posted the exclusive story of this double-beamed bow giant out of Wisconsin. Many thanks to Bryan Rush for turning us on to this buck, which was shot by his buddy Todd “Don’t Miss” Vis. Bryan sent more pictures of Todd and his awesome archery buck, which took second place at the Wisconsin Deer Classic. The rack was measured by a B&C-certified taxidermist and tallied 190 1/8 gross. Bryan and Todd had rough-measured the rack at the time of kill, and they came up with 188. Good job guys. If you read the original post, you’ll see that Todd made a great hunting move when he first saw this giant. I write about that smart move in [...]
This photo was taken last week near Iron River. I don’t know what’s cooler, the white deer or the VW bus. Wonder what year that thing is?