Opening weekend of gun deer season…the best weekend of the year…is drawing to a close. This year I continued a recent tradition of deer preservation with a dual strategy of 1) not seeing deer and 2) missing the shots I took. Both could be corrected with more time spent scouting and on the range, but […]
Deer hunting in Wisconsin starts tomorrow. Prep for hunting and other offline adventures has been keeping me really busy lately. I hope to share more and more often after Thanksgiving.
Fire department tanker on its way to a structure fire overturned and injured four firefighters after swerving to avoid a deer collision. Never swerve. The deer would not have fared well on the front bumper of a fire truck. The damage to the vehicle would have been minimal and there would not have been injuries […]
I hunted opening weekend (the weekend before Thanksgiving) and closing weekend (just Sunday morning after Thanksgiving) when I took this photo. I also was able to hunt one afternoon during the December antlerless only hunt. I saw some deer, but didn’t take any shots. Our group did OK. We all saw deer and harvested a […]
Tomorrow morning I will be joining 600,000 other hunters (about 10% of Wisconsin’s population) in the woods for the opening day of the 9 day gun deer season. I hunt at an amazing spot in Waupaca county near the Little Wolf River with a great group of long time friends. A few truths about Deer […]
This morning the 9 day Wisconsin gun deer season opens. Opening day is an unofficial state holiday for me and more than 500,000 other hunters. As you read this I am nestled into a tree stand not far from the shores of the Little Wolf River. It is an idyllic spot. Today’s Everyday EMS Tips […]
I was actually thinking about hitting a deer when I saw a flash of brown out the corner of my left eye. I never “really” saw the deer, just the flash. But I knew it was a deer because it left behind a thick swatch of hair in the new crease in the driver’s side […]