I shot a nice fat doe on the opening day of Marylands ML season on 10/18/12. 3 or 4 does ran in front of the blow down i was in, in the afternoon almoct 5:00 p.m. when one stopped to check out the blow down i was in. I thank God she stopped, now she's in the frezzer.
Got this doe my last night of hunting in PA and this fox last night in NY. The doe never knew she was hit. Jumped up and walk about 10 feet her headed started nodding and she flipped over within 5 seconds. The fox game into my doe in estrus call
I won a crossbow at our church's Outdoorsman's Dinner last February. I loaned it to a buddy who is retired and hunts a lot. He shot a nice 8-pointer and a doe with it.
I took it out on Nov. 10 and shot a doe after sitting for 5 minutes in a deadfall blind.
Our gun season opened on the 15th and I shot a spike in the morning and a big doe in the afternoon. Didn't take any pics in the field, but here are all three hanging in my garage.
I will probably go out again during the ML season in December.
Good luck to all who are still hunting.
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...