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  1. Deer hunter alert. prion disease in Deer population

    General Discussion
    https://www.rt.com/usa/451031-zombie-deer-brain-disease/ "Minnesota is currently in the throes of its worst-ever CWD outbreak. The disease is incurable, and its long latency period means symptoms can take as long as a year to show up – meaning a hunter could shoot a healthy-looking deer and...
  2. Michigan Deer Alert

    Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    https://www.foxnews.com/great-outdoors/michigan-wildlife-officials-warn-hunters-of-serious-contagious-disease-in-deer Deer are being found infected with Bovine Tubercoulosis ***As of July 2017, about 900 of the estimated 230,000 deer tested in the state were positive for bovine tuberculosis, a...
  3. Deer camp

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    So, what does your deer camp look like? I miss the old days of roughing it. :D: But times change. :thumb:
  4. Trail camera for wildlife observation

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Here on the farm I keep a couple of trail cameras going on and off all year long. There might be a couple of months here and there where they are not going. The trail cameras get moved around. They might be in the chicken yard for a few weeks, might be in a pine thicket, near a creek...
  5. Developing Wildlife Habitat At Bug Out Location

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Some of us either own, or know someone who owns property in a rural area. If you do, is it possible to develop wildlife habitat on or around that property? We are talking squirrel, deer, raccoon and rabbit habitat. January 2017 Several years ago a lot of the pine trees were cut off the...
  6. Hunting buddies

    Oregon
    Hey there, I'm new to Oregon, living in Eugene and wondering if there's anyone out there who'd want to go hunting with me this year? I don't really know the land, as I just got here a month ago, hoping maybe someone wouldn't mind some company if you're going out anyway. I can travel, and have...
  7. security and deer

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Say my BOL is like 8- 10 acres of woods shaped more or less like a rectangle. This wooded land is surrounded by fields/farmland on all sides. owned by close family. during WROL/SHTF/teotwawki I figure we would position security posts at the corners (and/or along the sides). we would try to...
  8. Deer tower blind

    DIY - Do It Yourself
    Just another one of my DIY projects? :D: Here goes. I like to hunt, but seldom get to. I like especially, deer hunting. Between stalking and using a climber, the one place I see deer but am unable to get a shot is in the middle of this grown up thicket of briars, weeds, sumac and just brush...
  9. FIELD DRESSING, SKINNING, BUTCHERING to FREEZER - Large Game Processing - Deer

    Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I found this video for all who wanted practical knowledge on how to prepare your kills. this is for men and women how do NOT know how to fix up a kill. if you have seen this before or already know how then add how you fix up your kills. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cx2FwjHTsA
  10. New scope for an old .308 suggestions

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    Hey folks, I've got an old Remington model 700 .308 that belonged to my dad. He bought it sometime in the late 70's and it was left to me when he passed. It currently has an old Tasco 3x9 on it which he mounted when he bought the rifle, the glass is actually pretty good on those older Tasco...
  11. my new bug in location

    Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    So I moved from key to ne pa. I am 40 min east of Scranton in a gated community in the Poconos. I was concerned only being two hours from nyc... but my hopes are the impassible roads on winter will deter a large amount of evacuees. Plus how hard it is to find my house in the summer. The people...
  12. Pine Martens

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    I've been deer hunting the past week and haven't seen much. I HAVE been seeing either grey squirrel sized red squirrels, or small pine martens. I can't tell which one they are yet. If they would be pine martens, would they scare away deer? I am really curious because my dad has seen a good...
  13. Is a .410 Shotgun using Slugs good for deer ?

    Shotgun Forum
    Well, since deer hunting season is coming up for me. Is a .410 shotgun using slugs good enough for deer at a good range ?. I don't have a gun that powerful enough to bring one down. Any help,
  14. Tanning questions

    Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    I have an interest in tanning the fur of animals. I have successfully preserved squirrel skins, but did not find much use for them; so after about 7 months I threw them out. Deer season is coming up and I would love to preserve the hide with the fur on. I have heard of brain tanning but I don't...
  15. Critters pics!. Add your if you'd like.

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    All my pics,
  16. Need Hunting Gear, What Should I Wear?

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    Im going pheasant hunting for the first time in a few weeks. This will be my first ever hunting expedition as I try out my new Remington 870. However I need some new hunting clothes so can anyone recommend some stuff? I know its technically upland game but in the future I dont want to have to...
  17. Favorite brand of trail camera?

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    So what is your favorite brand of trail camera? How much did it cost? Do you like the daylight models that snap photos on intervals? How do you keep them from getting stolen?
  18. Question on Deer hunting

    Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    I'm looking to figure out how deer (bucks) A. How old they are by looks and B. how they are scrored
  19. Full Metal Jacket 7.62x39

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    I don't want any comments about weather it is a good idea to shoot trees or not but.. I was just out fooling around with my SKS today and shot a few poplar trees. I found I could shoot right through both sides of a sixteen inch thick poplar tree with my full metal jacket ammo. Its not...
  20. 1st Time Hunter with a few questions

    Hunting and Trapping General Discussion
    I'm looking to start hunting in West TN this season. I think I can get on to a hunting lease with stands already setup. It is 1st come 1st serve but only about 15 members allowed from what I understand. The cost is $600/year for 2000 acres. Is this reasonable? Another lease I haven't looked...
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