Happy New Year to everyone at this great site. As the new year rolls around, many of us find ourselves hunkered in for the winter, with a long wait before our next hunt. That has been my case in most years past. But, I recently got a call from my son in Maryland, asking me if I'd like to go on a Sika deer hunt with him. He'd buy the airfare if I wanted to come out for a hunt.
Now, how long did that take to make a decision? Kevin has wanted to hunt Sika for several years but didn't have anyone to go with. I guess he decided to import a partner so on the 16th of this month, we'll be sneaking around the woods of some island, looking to stick an arrow through a Sika bull. (Sika look a lot like a minature elk)
My question, has anyone ever hunted these little fellas before? Does anyone have any experience with these deer in Maryland? There are several areas that can be hunted, but I'm sure some must be better than others. We understand that many of the hunting areas are heavy in marsh and water and tough to hunt.
We're open for ideas and/or suggestions. I can tell you this though, we'll have a wonderful week together, snooping around, trying to find a big Sika bull.
Thanks in advance for any help with this hunt.