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A Whitetail’s Depressed Winter Metabolism – Fact or Fiction?

February 12, 2013


 (Part II of a 2 part series)   (The last post we looked at the hypothesis regarding a whitetail’s ability to reduce its metabolism and concluded with how researchers tested deer to either support or debunk this theory. We will now look at the results along with additional information regarding wintering whitetails and their incredible […]

A Whitetail’s Depressed Winter Metabolism – Fact or Fiction?

January 29, 2013


 ( Part 1 of a 2 part series) Any way you slice it, the winter season for white-tailed deer is truly an endurance test. This is indeed a time when any miscalculation on their part will assuredly lead to certain demise. During winters fraught with deep snow and extremely low temperatures that extend for more […]

The Deer Hunter’s Image – It’s Relevance In Present Day Culture

July 3, 2012


  Forty two years ago in his book, Whitetail, Fundamentals And Fine Points For The Hunter, George Mattis voiced his concern regarding the appearance of the present day enthusiast of the sport writing the following postscript, “The American public, on the whole, has not attained the stable maturity necessary for evaluating our generous heritage and […]

Audubon – Would He Fit the Society Bearing His Name?

June 19, 2012


“The deer is heard coming. It has inadvertently cracked a dead stick with its hoof, and the dogs are now so near that it will pass in a moment. There it comes! How beautifully it bounds over the ground! What a splendid head of horns! How easy its attitudes, depending, as it seems to do, […]


March 13, 2012


“Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference.” –                                                                                  Winston Churchill The huge buck I was photographing suddenly came to full alert. His posture tensed as he began to intently stare in the direction from which he’d originally come. I took curious pause from behind the camera to see what had this buck’s […]