Got a call today from one of the kids dad that I had go out on our property. He got a big doe Sat. morning at 8 am. His first deer and I guess he was all smiles. I going to see if they can send me some pics.
Don't know if the other group made it out or not
That is great to hear, I like nothing better than for anyone to get their first deer. Of course, I am still waiting on getting my first buck ever. But that is another story for another time. Hope the other group made it out and had a time of their lives.
I recently completed my first skull plate mount of my buck antelope from the 2010 season. I used a kit from Van Dykes, and I thought I would pass along the tips my dad shared with me, as well as one or two I figured out on my own. I have only completed the one antelope kit, but these tips should work for kits for other species as well.
1. Leave as much depth to the skull as possible when you remove the antlers/horns from the skull of the animal. This...