I hope you find a good hunt. If you dont find a hunt and want to come and hunt with me in Massachusetts i will put you on some deer. I have shot three deer out of this one stand the last three years. Not midwestern giants but decent northeastern deer, a five, six and eight point. It would be my pleasure to let you hunt there, thank you for your service.
Good that you are coming home and thank you for what you have done. We have some openings at Kansas Racks & Quacks for this up coming bow season if you contact me I will give all are information and website.
A little background information.
This would be the first time we have ever leased any ground and the only reason we are doing it now is because we are geting ready to build a house. We have manged our land and don't want more than 3 bucks harvested--so it is a max 3 person lease.
What we have.
We have 320 acres of combination creek bottom ground (creek, timber, funnels, pasture ponds, and small fields of alfalfa and soy beans) to lease. It is very huntable and easy to get in and out. If you are interested and would like more information let me know.
I must admit that I have missed a big game animal with a rifle. And not only was it a bull elk, it was the largest bull that I have had in my sights with a tag in my hand. But, as with most "missed shot" stories, I have an excuse. Moisture doesn't really ever bode well for hunting equipment. When moisture (either rain or snow) gets into a firearms barrel, nothing good takes place. A couple rain drops down there can change the point of impact drastically and a barrel jammed with snow after a...