I've got to find a way to get a drink of water out of that stream. Luckily, I found the only piece of obsidian in 400 miles, which I can use to cut down this tree and carve a cup out of the wood. By using this abandoned water hose I found laying nearby, I can wade into the stream and siphon water into the cup.
I have used my Bic lighter to light the way so I could find some pieces of flint to spark a small fire so I could light my Coleman lantern so I could find some firewood to make a fire.
Worked quite nicely.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...