Before the forum had the Grand Slam Challenge they would have a give away each month for the best story that was submitted that month. Also since they didn't have the Challenge this last January they gave away a prize to the best story and Quinton's story won it. I suppose that starting in March we will go back to the story contest again if we don't continue with the Grand Slam Challenge.
Congrats on the call. Is it for predator hunting? If so get out there and chase em....always like chasing coyotes after goose season has ended....get some cold weather and snow and they are like calling in a bull elk to a cow in estrus!!
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...