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.

HUNT THE EDGES

With the passing of Thanksgiving, a lot of guys I know who want to be in the deer woods during the peak of the rut are just getting ready to start their season. They may not have missed much this … Continue reading

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“TEXAS LONG HORN” – LEGAL OR NOT?

Anterless deer season has come and gone in Brazoria County, unless you hunt the special muzzle loader season after the general rifle season ends, and I did not get a shot at the big doe I saw early that last … Continue reading

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OPENING WEEKEND A LITTLE SLOW?

Granted, I hunt a very small property which is not in an area well known for a large and docile deer population, but opening morning was a little slow.  My wife and I walked to my back stand about 5:30 … Continue reading

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DEER SEASON OPENER IS NEAR!

When I was in high school, in Jasper County, Texas, DEER season opened November 16 – everywhere, as far as I knew – and ran until the last day of the year. Things were simpler then, of course. There was … Continue reading

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YOUR MOST IMPORTANT HUNTING COMPANION …

Is your rifle/pistol/shotgun! Even though the actual hunt is more important than the kill in most cases – or properly should be. Whitetail deer are not heavily constructed animals, and are much easier to kill than a big feral hog, … Continue reading

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THE CASUAL APPROACH TO FOOD PLOTS

  Many deer hunting or management articles promote “food plots” to attract deer and provide supplemental nutrition to help them through the winter. These stories normally deal with plots of several to many acres in size that are prepared and … Continue reading

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TAKING A STAND!

  When I hunted deer as a kid in East Texas, we mostly ran them with dogs. A “stand” was a convenient tree to lean against, preferably on a road or other cleared area that offered a chance for a … Continue reading

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THE “WATER-BUCK”

</script> The “Water Buck” on his way to drink. As all Texas residents know, 2011 was a DRY year! There were no pecans or acorns in my area, and trying to grow a food plot was out of the question, … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT KIND OF “ROAD HUNTING”

On my most recent trip to the woods (Sunday, 9/10/2012), I saw a dead buck on the side of the road on Hwy 36, just past the Brazos River Bridge, heading towards Jones Creek.This is just across the highway from … Continue reading

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