Category Archives: Deer Hunting

The whitetail deer is the most sought after “big game” animal in North America, but it is also found in various sub species in Central and South America, and has been successfully transplanted to many other parts of the world. Texas has long been “Deer Central” in the US, and for good reasons.

Antler Growth Off To A Good Start!

It is very likely these pictures – taken a few weeks apart – are of the same buck, at different stages of antler development. The wet winter and spring we experienced on the Texas coast appears to have been beneficial … Continue reading

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ANTLER GROWTH AHEAD OF SCHEDULE?

When do our Texas coastal deer begin to develop antlers? My inquiring mind wanted to know – especially after I got game camera pictures of what I thought might be early growth, possibly due to the very wet winter and … Continue reading

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Take a Senior Citizen Hunting This Deer Season!

Taking An Old-timer Hunting Can be A Rewarding Experience! Most of us who consider ourselves hunters can, or could, benefit from the experience of those who have been in the game longer than ourselves. There is always something to learn … Continue reading

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BUCKS HAVE GONE NOCTURNAL. IS THE RUT STARTING?

A few weeks ago I was still getting trail cam pictures of bucks moving and feeding in daylight hours. Many times I would “see” more than one large racked buck in the same picture. In the last week, however, bucks … Continue reading

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LET’S GET READY FOR DEER SEASON AGAIN!

Bucks like this one – outside of South Texas, maybe – require careful preparation to outwit. Now is the time to start making your preparations. In fact, if you waited until now, it might be too late. Of course, being … Continue reading

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“WAIT ‘TIL NEXT YEAR!” – DEER SEASON IS OVER

My deer season – just ended in the area I hunt – had much in common with the Houston Texans football team’s disastrous season. A combination of weather and non-hunting obligations contributed to my lack of success, but there were … Continue reading

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LOOKING FOR LOVE? IN ALL KINDS OF PLACES.

Folks are funny, in many ways. We are a generation that is focused on conservation ethics, yet do some things that are very contradictory to that goal – or at least seem so to me. When I was more active … Continue reading

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DEER SEASON, 2013!!

Deer season has again overcome us. I say that because once again I am not as prepared as I had hoped to be – although I am sure no one else will find themselves in that situation! For me, deer … Continue reading

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DEER NEED FOOD AFTER THE SEASON IS OVER, ALSO

To make the odds better that deer will be where you want them to be next November, keep winter food plots and supplemental feeding programs going until spring. Corn and minerals are helpful, but end up feeding coons, squirrels, and … Continue reading

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BUILD A CARPORT-O-MINIUM!

When my wife and I bought our small property outside Brazoria, we at first used a small pickup camper for “weekending”. It didn’t have much other than a bed, a small sink, microwave, and a little window unit AC. We … Continue reading

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