Hey Bigbuck, isn't Rochester underwater? hope all is dry for ya!
There is no more water, because im a couple days late to respond, but parts of the surrounding town of Rochester were underwater like, the independence valley, HW 12 from the Rochester stoplight through oakville and porter., and the small river running by my back door...lol.. my house stayed dry, our fields flooded, i had thoughts of throwing out duck decoys, but sadly Centralia, and Chehalis were hit very hard, and my attention and my familys attention was to helping friends who's home's were under, or threatened by the flood water. Congrats on your buck... I did miss 3 days of school thanks to the combination, of the melting snow, and unforgiving rain.
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...