Pennsylvania Commissioners Reach Preliminary Approval for 20
I hunted the Northwest area of Pennsylvania 50miles south of Erie in the 4point restriction area. Saw a grand total of one buck (six point) I saw ten deer killed that weighed between 30-40lbs. Three of the ten deer had little buttons. I'm wondering how the present deer management program is going to address this. This is our future deer herd.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...