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The ABCs Of Tracking Deer – Part III

August 7, 2018

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  “For every buck killed there will be a dozen failures. This type of hunting demands the utmost in perseverance and patience.” Larry Kollor – Shots at Whitetails 1948     Contrary to popular belief and written documentation when it comes to differentiating doe and buck tracks, this author believes wholeheartedly one can indeed determine […]

The ABCs Of Tracking Deer (Part II)

July 24, 2018

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  “For every buck killed there will be a dozen failures. This type of hunting demands the utmost in perseverance and patience.” Larry Kollor – Shots at Whitetails 1948     (Here are but a few of the real-life experiences I’ve encountered while on the track of the white-tailed buck.)   A Bedded Buck I […]

The ABCs Of Tracking Deer

July 10, 2018

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  Part I “For every buck killed there will be a dozen failures. This type of hunting demands the utmost in perseverance and patience.” Larry Kollor – Shots at Whitetails 1948     Time had now become my enemy as light was quickly fading on a day that initially began with great promise. The providential […]

Fawns, The Gift of Spring

March 20, 2018

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  How a doe’s nutrition plays a vital role in her offspring’s survival     The darlings of the spring come forth amidst a sea of blooming, multi-colored flora bedecked in their velveteen, spotted raiment to replenish the whitetail herd. Initially, these new recruitments face the first of many struggles in their effort to survive. […]

How Smart are Whitetails?

March 6, 2018

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After reading this title, someone’s immediate response would be, ‘plenty smart enough to elude me.’ Of course, we have all heard tell of the legendary buck that has stymied all efforts to bring him to bag. The general reaction from those that have routinely failed is, ‘that’s one smart buck.’ While it may help sooth […]

14 Hours

February 20, 2018

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  “Many times I have thought that our deer hunters are becoming soft. The man who has the initiative to seek deer in the wilderness areas is the hunter who gains the most from his deer hunting. Tracking and still-hunting is becoming a lost art in many sections, primarily because of unfavorable local conditions but […]

The Lure of A Track

January 23, 2018

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  Within the imprints laid out before you is a mystery to be solved, a charm to be experienced, and a prize to be had should you play it right.     The snow was soft, temperature cold and there was very little wind as we set off into an abyss of birch, aspen and […]