That is the trouble in rasing deer in a high fence area like live stock. They can alter the genes to where there is massive antler growth. This increases the trophy potental for someone that wants to buy the antlers by the scoring inch but can never really brag about it.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...