Category Whitetail

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 […]

Disappointing 2012 Nebraska Deer Season

Let me start off by saying, I love Nebraska.  Though I moved to Kansas City for work a few years ago, I spent ages 5-30 in the Cornhusker state.  That’s why when I started hunting deer five years ago, I did so in the Sandhills every chance I got. Now that I’ve hopefully established I’m […]

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 […]

The Difference Between Mule and Whitetail Deer

Mule Deer vs. Whitetail Deer It’s important to properly identify any animal you’re about to hunt. Since some states have an overlap of whitetail and mule deer, and different rules for each, telling them apart can sometimes be critical. Here is what a mule deer looks like: And here is what a whitetail deer looks like: First, […]