ADK, should you ever go on another outfitted hunt anywhere, ask the outfitter ahead of time to save some fat. I usually end up with a pile of the stuff every fall.
Good advice There Sawbill!
Guy that I was in camp with shot a bear the first night and it was nothing but fat. So I figgured if I got one it would be the same, oh well. They just tossed all his fat out and I did not ask for it.
Your season is starting to wrap up is'nt it? How was your hunters success?
Seen a monster today but my area is'nt offering a secong tag so he's gonna be there for next year. He was a little close to town so maybe not the MNR has been around alot lately. I think 25 bears in the last 2 weeks have been trapped in my town lots of cubs and sows but a couple monsters. Lots of dog bear confontations lately. People wont even walk at night.
And the MNR still wont budge on the spring bear hunt.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...