Category Deer Spotting

The First Antlered Buck of Summer!

  This young looking whitetail buck was captured (on camera) May 21st in Lenexa, Kansas.  It looked on as we rolled down the windows (with six not-so-quiet kiddos in the van, no less), took the picture and stared rudely for a couple minutes. Then it decided it’d had enough and took off. It looks like […]

A Good Rifle Sling is More Than Just a Carrier

If you visit basspro.com and search for rifle slings, you’ll find a lot of options.  Read the user feedback, and it primarily revolves around how well the rifle stays on your shoulder when you’re hunting.  This is the main goal of a carry strap, but a true rifle sling is meant to do much more. […]

Dead Meat

I’ve spotted a few deer so far this summer. Mostly they have been on my property; behind my barns or drinking from the pond. But today, I got a call from a neighbor who spotted a deer near the end of my driveway. I was ecstatic, but I was also about 25 minutes away. Would you […]

Deer Spotting

I’ve been hitting the elliptical machine every morning, but I can only stand about 25 minutes staring at the same patch of wall.  Music and downloaded Futurama re-runs don’t help much.  Tonight, I was also a little “blah” about scouting the same spots in the park.  The two issues came together nicely when I decided […]

Deer Spotting

As I learn more about my camera, I’ve started to mess with the shutter speed settings.  This has allowed me to take some slightly less blurry shots 🙂  These were taken at 8:30pm, and didn’t suffer from low light at all. This yearling whitetail doe was so easygoing (and new to the world) she didn’t […]

New Wildlife Camera!

My wife surprised me this week by finding an inexpensive camera on CraigsList for my hunting trips!  It’s great for both of us.  I’d been talking about wanting to take a camera out to deer camp so that if I got mine early I could scout around and photograph any other wildlife I ran into. […]