Deer Poisoning…… Are your bullets bad?

Cleaning deer of lead will take more care, DNR saysA study, spurred by venison contamination found in the spring, shows bullets from some rifles can disperse farther into the animal, requiring new guidelines.By DOUG SMITHdsmith@startribune.com, Star TribuneSome lead bullets fired from high-powered rifles scatter lead fragments much farther into deer than hunters might assume, according … Continue reading Deer Poisoning…… Are your bullets bad?

4 shot in hunting accidents in MN

This year has been bad for hunter safety in Minnesota. So far we are looking at 4 shootings and one fatality. Not a good year for hunting to say the least. In looking at the reports of when and why there seems to be nothing out of the ordinary. Most were driving deer or posting … Continue reading 4 shot in hunting accidents in MN

Troy, Joe and Big Mike Went Hunting

This is not just another "Me and Joe" went hunting story – THIS is a Troy, Joe and BIG MIKE went huntin' story . . . Wyoming 2005:Following a four year hiatus, during which he pursued American Wapiti, long-time huntin' pal, Troy Petersen, decided to join Joe and me in applying for our 2005 Wyoming … Continue reading Troy, Joe and Big Mike Went Hunting

This one’s for you, Todd . . got ’em right in your back yard

This is what's GREAT about a coyote calling trip - no trying to decide, "is he big enough"! Ya just call and shoot . . . then, admire them for either being the smallest or, the biggest ya ever got! 😉 This pair were called and shot during my first hunting adventure with (now long-time … Continue reading This one’s for you, Todd . . got ’em right in your back yard

Memory Valley – Close to Madrid, Iowa

by Randy RobinetteDespite word from most of my cronies that the "bucks are running wild", here at Memory Valley, things were pretty dismal – during the Early Muzzle-loader Season,  I had shot the best White-tail Buck which I had know to be lurking about the farm (Stan posted a pic of that buck earlier). Now, … Continue reading Memory Valley – Close to Madrid, Iowa