Whitetail Hunting Blog

HOT MEAT!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  September 12, 2020
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Hot meat is rotten and spoiled meat. Unless you are cooking dinner, your wild game needs to stay cool. Once you have shot your wild game, the clock is running. Make sure that you have a plan, and time, before pulling the trigger. Remember that the meat you just shot is expensive! Depending upon the hunter, try to put a price per pound on your “free” meat. Your time, gear, license, practice, weapons, travel, camp,

SURE SHOTS!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  August 30, 2020
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We had set up along a clear-cut and a forest. The elk were bugling, and moving up the mountain, but would pass the corner, where we waited. Sure enough, as the bull stepped out, my buddy took his shot. The bull ran off with the arrow sticking out along his left side. After waiting an hour, we began following the blood trail. Within a few hundred yards we found the broken arrow. The blood trail

TASTY DEER!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  August 14, 2020
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“You can’t eat horns!”, was what the old deer hunters used to tell me. They usually took the first, legal, “Tasty Deer” that passed by. Mountain Men also preferred Tasty over Antler size. Small does, fawns, or young bucks were easier to deal with, more tender, and left no waste. A mountain man would often eat 25 lbs. of meat a day, if they could get it. Meshack Browning, the Maryland and Pennsylvania Daniel Boone

WHY DEER MOVE!!!

Posted by montanagrant on  July 28, 2020
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A healthy deer could thrive on just 3 acres. If there is water, cover, food, and privacy, deer would be incredibly happy In your back yards. Most mammals are lazy until they do not need to be. For a tree stand hunter, this could mean a long day afield with a big buck 50 yards away and never seen. Deer, especially bucks, move when they must or are motivated. Years ago, I was sitting in

SMILE…You’re on Candid Buckhunter!

Posted by montanagrant on  July 17, 2020
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Trail Cams have come a long way. They say a picture is worth a thousand words and Trail Cameras can certainly deliver. Checking out on your local deer herds can be great fun. New cameras can be dispersed around your area and viewed from your cell phone or computers. Scouting has come a long way. My problem is that once I see that nocturnal shot of a massive buck, my sights are set. The hunt