The Smartest Deer

August 22, 2017

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  “Mother Nature in her infinite wisdom plots and schemes to replenish the earth with her creatures. The female of the species plays a major, even if subtle, part.” Kent Horner     I’m sure it would be quite surprising for a number of deer hunting enthusiasts to learn that the most discerning whitetail within […]

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Buck Fight

August 8, 2017

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The Five Most Dramatic Minutes of my Career     For each of us there are moments in our life, snap shots in time, that can never be forgotten; events that far exceed anything we could have imagined that leave a lasting impression. Every one of us has experienced a few of those special occurrences, […]

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Ask The Deer Tracker

July 25, 2017

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July Column     Editor’s note: Anyone wishing to send a question for future Ask The Deer Tracker posts can e-mail it to: rgbernier@gmail.com   Q. – No matter where I hunt, whether on my own property or some distant location one of the first, and most valuable signs to me is finding buck rubs. […]

An Open Letter to TV Hunting Hosts

July 11, 2017

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        When guest blogger, “The Everyday Hunter” Steve Sorensen isn’t hunting, he’s thinking about hunting, talking about hunting, dreaming about hunting, writing about hunting, or wishing he were hunting. http://www.EverydayHunter.com. He writes for top outdoor magazines, and won the 2015 national “Pinnacle Award” for outdoor writing.       More than anything else, […]

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Do Deer Have Feelings?

June 27, 2017

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  In the 1929 classic, Bambi, written by Felix Salten, anthropomorphism (the attribution of human characteristics to animals) was given to all of the animals within the story, a technique that was later popularized by Walt Disney. As an example of this we read the following excerpt:     “Now,” said Bambi’s mother. “Get away […]

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Ask The Deer Tracker

June 13, 2017

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June column   Editor’s note: Anyone wishing to send a question for future Ask The Deer Tracker posts can e-mail it to: rgbernier@gmail.com   Q. – How often does a newborn fawn feed, what prevents it from crying when it is hungry, and how does the mother and fawn know each other when all fawns […]

Text Book – Double

May 30, 2017

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  Killing two birds with one stone is an English language idiom meaning “realising two goals through one action”, be it by accident or by foresight and planning. Like the reverberations of a summer thunder storm, the echoes emanating from the continuous gobbling in the pre-dawn rolled across the atmosphere. The chorus of gobbles were […]

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