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.
Don't assume that when fall comes, or hunting season, that the big bucks, and big bulls leave. Whitetail deer bucks especially, simply hide. And they hide very well. Mule deer bucks may leave a little. Bull elk may leave, but don't assume they do. Don't assume any of them do. I mean - where would they leave to? (Just another place where, for the most part, they would be hunted.) These big animals have the ability to hide in very small, very obscure places. So, embrace the fact (...