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.
We all take every precaution when we are hunting and harvesting our animal. Well, what about after the animal is down? Do we know what has happened to that animal over it's lifetime? The following is an example of why we should be careful when we cut.
2 years ago, my father shot a nice 8 point on opening morning of the rifle season in Vermont. It was a beautiful, 2 1/2 year old deer, looked really healthy and moved normally. When my father went to skin it for...