I've seen some nice deer bowhunting though. A couple nice bucks and I drilled a nice doe, just never found her. God I hate that! She ran into a swamp and I lost blood.
They'd all be dead if i had my trusty 1100 in my hand!
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...