(A letter from someone who wants to remain anonymous, who farms, writes well and actually tried this) I had this idea that I could rope a deer, put it in a stall, feed it up on corn for a couple of weeks, then kill it and eat it. The first step in this adventure was getting a deer. I figured that, since they congregate at my cattle feeder and do not seem to have much
Whitetails are built to survive. They can withstand extreme droughts and brutal winters. March is the telltale month, however, that dictates whether the young, old, weak and sick animals survive to see another year. Here are 10 facts about deer in winter that will help you better understand America’s greatest game animal. 1. During winter, more than any other time of year, whitetails are driven by their stomachs. The harsh conditions deer endure at this
Don’t Veer for Deer! When you see a deer on the roadway ahead, you sometimes have only a brief moment to react. And you may not know the right thing to do. Statistics show that most motorist deaths and injuries occur when drivers swerve to avoid hitting the deer and strike a fixed object, like a tree, or hit another vehicle. No one wants to hit a deer with their vehicle, but striking the animal
Scrapes are used for chemical communication. They let the deer using the scrapes know who is ready to breed, who isn’t ready to breed – and who has visited the scrape, recently. These are also great spots to have near a stand site, so that it preoccupies the deer while you are trying to get a shot off!
Best Grilled Venison Sandwich in the World! 1 lb loin or steak 3 Tbsp Jamaican jerk sauce 1 large white or yellow onion Bulky hard rolls 1 Tbsp mayonaise 1 Tbsp olive oil Slather jerk sauce on both sides of the venison and place on a hot grill. While the venison is cooking (about 3 minutes per side), saute onions in olive oil until translucent. After first turning the venison, place the halved rolls on