I have a pair of remington replica revolvers and I shoot them, yeah it is a blast, but messy, and stinky. But It is a lot of fun. I keep a bucket of water around to clean up after reloading as every thing gets sooty after a few rounds. Now I know why cartrige guns were invented.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...