My hunting party has a habit of naming deer that have any interest to us, from bucks we have harvested to ones we see spotting they have even come so common to us that we refer to land location with them.
I never have other than naming them things like Big 8 or little 9 etc. So nothing too creative really. I do however hunt on a large land holding that the property owner names nearly all the bucks, it's under pretty intense management for older age class bucks. Thus there is a need to name the bucks to be able to inform all the hunters of which ones are of shooter age class.
Has anyone seen the commercial on the outdoor channel. This guy gives his buck names of things like Foot Doctor. Then he says to his wife he has to take his dad to see the Foot Doctor. It is a pretty funny commercial.
We hear more and more about giant bucks these days.
Hunters are on a mission, scurrying to and fro – and even from state to state - trying to find the “perfect” hunting area where big bucks abound and they are found chasing does at all hours of the day.
These properties exist but they are expensive to maintain and generally, very expensive to hunt!
Let’s look at possibilities closer to home – your land, your lease or land that you have permission to hunt!
My brother and I are fortunate to...