Tag Archives: buck

Ultra-Late Season Mixed Bag Hunt: Bear, Hog & Whitetail

It has been a great hunting season that has included two trips: A Backpack Elk Hunt in Colorado and a Backpack Whitetail Hunt along the John Muir Trail in Tennessee. For the last few days of the season, we’re headed … Continue reading

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Big Meat Down

I spent some time yesterday breaking down this late season mature buck. Check out the size of that bottom round! These dry aged cuts all have prearranged marriages with the dutch oven for all kinds of dishes from Venison Bayou … Continue reading

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Late Season Mature Buck Success

In last week’s post, I wrote a bit about a specific area that I have been focusing on as of late. Though I do not consider myself a trophy hunter per say, like many hunters, within the confines of hunting, … Continue reading

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Dec 13th, Random Day in the woods

Despite having an invitation to hunt a large, premium property, December 13th did not appear to have much going for it in terms of presenting an ‘incredible” day in the deer woods. It is is post rut (breeding period), though … Continue reading

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2013 Deer Hunting Season Review

Here is a gallery of one hunter’s 2013 (mine…) deer season. I live and hunt in West Tennessee. I also hunted a couple of times in Northwest Mississippi. I hunted less total times and about half the hours of recent … Continue reading

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Tennessee Bear Hunt

“Can you eat bear meat?” was the question I was repeatedly asked whenever I mentioned an upcoming bear hunting trip to East Tennessee. After some discussion and planning, my friend “L” and I had settled on a very short window … Continue reading

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