Third Meeting's a Charm, for Hunter
|By Michael S. Dunn
-- I belong to a hunting lease that has a 6-point-or-better rule. Each club member has his own area. I didn't bag a deer in 200...|
Like Father, Not Like Son
|By Robert Lang
-- I harvested this 25 2/8-inch-wide 15-pointer while hunting a 10-acre parcel of private land in Muskegon County, Mich. ...|
Rekindled, at Last!
|By Doug Hall
-- My son, Fletcher, might still be cutting his woodsman’s teeth, but he’s my best hunting buddy.
Prior to the 2007 season,...|
The One that Didn’t Get Away
|By James Wheeler, Jr.
-- My family has owned a 47-acre piece of property for years, and we’ve all hunted it at one time or another. We’ve...|
Season to Remember
|By Mac Moad
-- The first week of October 2007 was a long time coming.
I spent the first three days in my favorite stand, watching a trio of raccoon...|
|By Pat Mosko
-- In 2008, I made the trip back to western New York for opening week of rifle season. It’s a place I call home, even though I now...|
Birthday Party Buck Call
|By A.J. Capece
-- A front was blowing in, and to prepare for hunting in the cold weather, I went to the local outdoors store. A half-hour later I cam...|
|By Jeff Coffin
-- It was Halloween day in 2007, and I had worked until 5 p.m. I had seen a buck the night before, but it was in an area I didn’...|
Right on the Money
|By Mike Gilbert
-- My 15-year-old son shot his first whitetail on Nov. 21 in Plymouth, New Hampshire.
Not long after he’d settled into his tre...|
|By Kevin Duff
-- I arrived at my grandson house at 6 a.m. It was a little bit early, but I was excited to be taking my 9-year-old Brady on his first ...|
“Go Time” in Southern Illinois
|By Coram Davis
-- Nov. 10, 2007, is a day I’ll never forget. I am 42 years old and have gun hunted whitetails for most of my life. Five...|
|By Jason Conway
-- The Friday before opening day found me attending my 86-year-old grandmother’s funeral. It had been a tough week, and I was...|
From Ducks to (First) Buck
|By Joseph Grubbs
-- Thanks to a cold front that moved in the night before, Saturday morning, Nov. 22, 2006, was brisk and wet. A buddy and I were st...|
He’s Still There!
|By Oliver Earl Huffman
-- The Indiana gun season lasts 16 days, but work limits me to Sundays, which means my season is just three days.
Who Needs Treestands?
|By Heidi Dugan
-- One evening my husband decided we were going to hunt out of a treestand. I wasn’t too opposed to the idea until I saw the tre...|