If you were to drive an extra 10-12 hrs into Sask I can help you out there.
One point to note is that SK and I assume MB as well (especially the northern farmland/forest fringe zones) have had 2 nasty winters in a row and the deer herd has suffered. No panic yet (there were plenty of deer and they could have used a little thinning anyway) but from talking to the folks back home numbers are noticeably down.
I found out alot last night about MN, I was thinking about maybe finding a place to set up camp and get myself a hog but Ive found out there arent many left and that only residents to MN can hunt them without tags. There is no open seasons for non-residents and most of the other hunts you need a guide. I'm one of those fellas that dosent like to use a guide if I dont have too. Oh well Ill have to find another hunt. I'll stick to hunting deer, moose and bear here we have lots. Bear hunting less then 2 weeks YEAHYA wish me luck.
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...