My trip to Vermont for the 2011 rifle opener. Mix of shots including my Dad's 8 point, a family friend's 4 point, a nice 6 point, and other shot of my stand, the checkin tradition, and our family tradition of butchering and cooking the deer!
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...