We have selected a new winner for a Surefire flashlight, Brad Duncan of Manitoba. He wrote a great story about predator hunting on the Manitoba prairie. You can read it here: Predator Hunting on the Manitoba Prairie
Note: we still plan on switching to Slingstix for a while in the near future.
Deer hunters spend so much time trying to pattern deer that we forget that we also can be "patterned." After all, most of us hunt the same days and the same hours, so it isn't difficult for deer to figure us out.
While we would never recommend giving up hunting the traditional moving times for deer -- early morning and late evening -- it's important to keep in mind that deer will move at other times of the day. Sometimes hunting through lunch, or getting in your stand earlier than usual for an...