There are lots of people who will never see a deer in the woods, my brother being one of them. I once sat him in a stand about 500 yards from mine and could clearly see him sitting there. There were 8 does and yearlings feeding in the clearing between him and I and he never saw them.
Dead center facing the camera. Walking right to left.
This is one of many photos I use to teach my kids, they all saw this in no time, and for 10,9,8 I thought that was pretty good.
Here is the very first one I showed them, mind you that htere is 2 deer in this one.
For just a moment I was tempted to use my rangefinder. I think for it to work, however, I'd have to take my monitor outside and set it across the street (in one of the neighbor's yards) at about the approximate distance the deer is in the pic. It's presently raining ... might ruin the monitor.
All of us, at one time or another have gone on a hunting trip and had what we call “Blue Bird” weather. Warm evenings and almost hot days. We hunt in our t-shirts and enjoy the sunshine. We are way up in the mountains and have a whole week to hunt. How could it get any better?
That is, until we score on that big buck or bull. We work to get it out of the field and skinned as quickly as possible to cool it down. But try as we might, we just can’t get...