That deer has no ambition. Last month's Field & Stream ran a photo taken by a Coast Guardsman of an 8-point whitetail swimming across Lake Erie on his way to Cleveland. You can see the skyline a couple miles in the distance. The Coastie said he offered to get his bow and remove the hazard to navigation, but they wouldn't let him do it. I wish I could post the photo, but couldn't find it online.
I don't know why he'd be so far offshore or what was luring him to Cleveland. Must be a Browns fan.
I'm outraged that Canadian deer can just swim across the border any time they want. Something has to be done to keep us secure from these radical whitetails. I mean, what's next? Canadian geese flying across the border??
I wonder if there's any federal money available for a study, Just a few million, we could do it. I'll interview the deer on The Canadian side, you interviews our desertes , we file an "inconclusive report" and then get more funding.
The record books, that are put out by Boone & Crocket and Pope & Young and where I live is Henry Kelsey they are a great way to research a state or a province for big game. This does take some time but the knowledge it gives you, can be very valuable. Not all hunters have their trophies recorded, as where I live after the Hanson Buck became the new world record typical Whitetail, we saw a flood of hunters and now that has happened, some hunters are shying away from the record books but...