Posts Tagged ‘Deer hunting’

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Taking an animal’s life is no small thing

My hands trembled imperceptibly. My heartbeat sounded something like a ruffed grouse drumming on a distant log. My knees were more than a little shaky, too. I am always like that after the shot.

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Looking for a record-book buck

Hunting is not always about spectacular wallhanging racks … but, sometimes it is, Don Sangster wrote in our 2015 Hunting Annual.

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Potential world record whitetail

A 38-point deer shot by a bowhunter in Illinois could set a new record as the largest hunter-harvested non-typical whitetail deer ever…

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Rare buck is vampire deer

When Brian Towns, walked up to the deer he shot he was justifiably proud. It was much later, however, that he discovered the truly unique thing about his buck. It had fangs…

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UPDATE: CWD found in Quebec, sections closed

Quebec’s Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP) has prohibited hunting, trapping, and fishing over a limited section of hunting zones 9 West and 10 East until Nov. 18, 2018…

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DIYs to improve your deer property

The most exciting part about my rural home is that I can hunt and live there. Here are some tools and strategies I’m using to ensure its deer property too

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6 Deer hunting reminders to keep in your sights

As rifle season opens for deer hunters across the province, visions of venison steaks and stews can start to make the mind wander. Before you head to camp or pull the trigger, glance over these safety tips and regulation reminders to keep yourself focused, safe, and within the rules.

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Six ways to transport deer in a pinch

Here are some innovations for moving deer we have used over the years…

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Butcher your deer: A complete guide

OOD’s Steve Galea breaks down butchering so you can do it yourself.