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Rediscovering The Whitetail

Two months after James Jordan died in 1978, a buck he’d shot six decades earlier near Danbury, Wisconsin became, officially, his. It had topped records lists for typical whitetails since 1965, but its provenance then was unclear. The antlers belonged to Bob Ludwig, who’d bought them for $2 from a second-hand store. But Jordan’s compelling tale was at last accepted as true. Continue reading Rediscovering The Whitetail


Vineyard Blacktails

At Steinbeck Vineyards the deer get their share…

The area we residents call Central Coast runs along the low coastal mountains from below the Monterey Peninsula south toward Santa Barbara. In stairstep fashion along Highway 101 the major towns are San Luis Obispo, Atascadero, and our Paso Robles, the latter two Continue reading Vineyard Blacktails

Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer During 2018-2019 Season

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources reports that deer hunters harvested 77,382 deer during the combined archery, firearms and muzzleloader seasons, from Sept. 7, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019. Continue reading Maryland Hunters Harvest 77,000 Deer During 2018-2019 Season

Whitetail Guessing Games

When someone refers to me as a “professional hunter” it’s a lot like fingernails on a blackboard! The title of “PH” connotes long apprenticeship and proper licensing in far-off places. I’m just a gunwriter, and happy to be just that. However, I’ve done enough guiding to know that I lack the patience to do it full-time! Fortunately, I don’t have to—but I do enjoy matching wits with the whitetails on our Kansas farm. Continue reading Whitetail Guessing Games