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  • Favorite Venison Recipes-Care to Share?

    10/20/2018 5:24:02 PM PDT · by randita · 103 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 11/20/18 | Randita
    It's that time of year again. For those fortunate enough to live in a rural area, you're going to be harvesting deer soon or be given a sample of the harvest. What to do with it? Some say venison has a strong flavor and is dry and tough. But I have friends who can work wonders with it. Those of you who are venison connoisseurs, would you share a favorite recipe? Thanks and happy hunting/eating!
  • Speed Bump no problem for Deer

    06/08/2018 4:57:05 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 14 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 6/8/2018 | J Hines
    Its great to have a cell phone these days because you really never know what footage you’ll capture with it. In this case, Braden Liboiron shared a video on Facebook, filming a deer running down the side of the road and it wasn’t anything special. Well, that is, until the deer hit a speed bump. Whats amazing is that this didn’t faze the deer at all. You're about to see this whitetail, at a full trot, super agile, sure-footed does an amazing somersault that any gymnast would envy and even nails a perfect landing. See the full speed bump deer...
  • Toronto Chef Responds to Vegan Protesters by Carving a Deer Carcass in Front of Them

    03/28/2018 4:10:23 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 57 replies
    LegalInsurrection.com ^ | 3-28-2018 | Mike LaChance
    The chef and co-owner of a Toronto restaurant named “Antler” has shown the world a new way to deal with vegan protesters. After days of being bothered by strict vegetarians hanging around outside his establishment, he brought part of a deer carcass to the front window and carved it in front of them. A Toronto based site called blogTO reported: Toronto restaurant shocks vegans protesting meat Animal rights activists were horrified this weekend when the co-owner of a Dundas West restaurant they’d been protesting for weeks staged what appeared to be a counter-protest of his own. The restaurant in question,...
  • Oh Deer! Just about got clobbered by a herd a minute ago

    01/22/2018 10:00:38 PM PST · by Vendome · 94 replies
    Vanity | 1/22/2018 | Vendome
    Went for a walk and normally take my flashlight, so I can see these punks before they sneak up on me. Cloud covers the night. I must have been within 10 feet of these punks, when my eyes spied these 120# Rats. Suddenly they ran right past me. Scared the hell out me. They stopped 25 yards away and I lit up the light on my phone. Seeing them in the distance, I thought They were mocking me. So, I picked up a stick and threw it at then. They ran away and I put two fingers on my wrist....
  • Concerns Grow That Infections From 'Zombie Deer' Meat Can Jump To Humans

    01/18/2018 7:54:31 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    NPR ^ | January 17, 20181:25 PM ET | Sam Brasch
    Would you eat venison if there was a chance it could slowly eat away at your brain? If there's a slight possibility, it doesn't bother Patrick States. On the menu this evening for his wife and two daughters at their Northglenn, Colo., home are pan-seared venison steaks with mashed potatoes and a whiskey cream sauce. "We each have our specialty, actually," says States as the steak sizzles. "The girls made elk tamales this morning, but we use [venison or elk] in spaghetti, chili, soup, whatever." The States take pride in skipping the butcher counter at the grocery store. The red...
  • Taller fencing an I-75 'deerterrent'

    12/21/2017 11:43:27 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 41 replies
    The Valdosta Daily Times ^ | December 21, 2017 | The Valdosta Daily Times
    VALDOSTA – Any driver who's hit a deer or spotted one standing on the shoulder of the road should appreciate the new fencing along portions of Interstate 75. Old fence with a height of four or five feet has being replaced with eight-foot game fence in various locations in Crisp, Turner, Tift and Lowndes counties through small Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance service contracts, according to a DOT press release. Fence replacement just concluded in Lowndes County and must be inspected by the department. The other counties are complete. Contractors were also asked to use wire to fill in bottom...
  • If You Love Deer, You’ve Got to Love Hunting

    12/09/2017 1:53:30 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Newsday ^ | December 9, 2017 | Noah Comet
    Many of my friends oppose hunting, and while I share some of their views — especially concerning mere trophy hunting, which I do oppose — I question the logic of their conclusions about deer. I have never shot an animal. I don’t own a firearm or archery equipment. I fish, and I’ve considered deer hunting, but I’ve never cleared the early hurdles: the expense of buying the gear and the time required to hone the necessary skills. It’s a daunting prospect for a beginner, especially one like me, who’s never had anyone to show him the ropes. Recently, a friend...
  • Hunter charged with shooting truck he mistook for deer

    11/25/2017 2:51:46 PM PST · by upbeat5 · 71 replies
    New York Post ^ | November 25, 2017 | Tamar Lapin
    <p>A hunter in western New York shot a pick-up truck when he mistook it for a buck — just days after a man in the same region killed a woman he mistook for a deer, authorities said.</p> <p>Marvin C. Miller, 26, was hunting deer on state land late Friday when he fired his 7mm high-powered scoped rifle at a brown pick-up truck, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office.</p>
  • Missouri Hunter Bags 39-Point Buck on Last Day of Season

    11/15/2017 7:34:51 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    KFOR ^ | NOVEMBER 13, 2017 | K. QUERRY
    For the past four years, Tim Phillips has been searching for a massive buck in the Saint Paul area of Missouri. The deer had been seen by several people over the years, but no one had been able to set it in their sights. “I knew he was out there, but had to wait for the right time,” Phillips told KSDK. On the last day of the season, Phillips shot the 39-point buck, which was estimated to be about 8-years-old. Phillips tells KSDK that he is donating the meat to Share the Harvest, a program that feeds those in need.
  • Bear Kills Deer in the Backyard

    11/02/2017 6:12:41 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 24 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/2/2017 | E Nestor
    Nature is a rough place, and not for the weak. It is even more rough if you are a prey animal like this deer. This family’s suburban backyard was the scene of a gruesome bear attack. Can you imagine sitting on your porch on a nice summer evening when… When we think of gruesome bear attacks we usually imagine the deep Alaskan wilderness. This suburban backyard is indeed not a remote area deep in the backcountry. This video, worthy of National Geographic, was shot in a family’s backyard. That is definitely a front row seat for an intense nature clip....
  • Hunter bags rare 36-point buck with crossbow

    10/28/2017 8:01:55 PM PDT · by Strac6 · 48 replies
    Stan Ethredge had monitored the deer for years. He owns hundreds of acres and watched from his deer cameras as the deer’s antlers grew six points about four years ago. They were normal size and shape then. This season, when it came back, its antlers had changed. They were a mass of twisted tines and knobby bases. Ethredge decided to hunt it. "As soon as I got the crosshairs on him, I shot," Ethredge told the Clarion-Ledger. "He's eluded me for years, so I didn't want to let him get away. I shot him as soon as I got the...
  • Iowa DOT clarifies: 'Deer can't read signs'

    10/27/2017 12:14:20 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 88 replies
    upi ^ | Oct. 27, 2017 | Ben Hooper
    The Iowa Department of Transportation issued an important clarification for drivers confused by deer crossing signs: "Deer can't read signs." The department said in a Facebook post that officials field an unusual question "on a pretty regular basis" from drivers who apparently seem to believe deer crossing signs are placed to tell the animals where they should cross. "Q. Why don't you put these signs where it is safer for the deer to cross? A. Deer can't read signs. Drivers can. This sign isn't intended to tell deer where to cross, it's for drivers to be alert that deer have...
  • Marin County man arrested in fatal shooting of doe, fawn caught eating his yard plants

    09/08/2017 3:25:43 PM PDT · by rey · 102 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 8 Sept 2017
    TIBURON — A resident of an exclusive San Francisco Bay neighborhood is the target of online outrage and may face criminal charges for shooting to death a doe and its fawn that were eating newly installed landscaping. Tiburon police arrested Mark Dickinson, 54, shortly after 5 a.m. on Sept. 2. Officers were responding to a report of a suspicious person when they found two severely injured deer in the street near Dickinson's bay-view home. The animals died a short time later. Officers arrested Dickinson after they determined he shot the deer several times with a high-powered pellet gun with scope,...
  • Dog swims through Long Island Sound to rescue baby deer

    07/17/2017 3:17:57 PM PDT · by Innovative · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 17, 2017 | Fox News
    A dog in Long Island, New York jumped into the Long Island Sound, the body of water between Connecticut and Long Island, to rescue a young deer stuck in the water. “Storm just plunged into the water and started swimming out to the fawn, grabbed it by the neck, and started swimming to shore,” the dog’s owner, Mark Freeley, told CBS New York.
  • Never Before Seen: Deer Spotted Eating Human Bones

    05/09/2017 2:34:42 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 41 replies
    nationalgeographic.com ^ | May 7, 2017 | By Delaney Chambers
    Forensic scientists studying human decomposition spotted an unexpected animal chewing on the remains. Its attention caught, a deer found eating a human corpse looks up, a rib dangling from its mouth. Photograph courtesy Lauren A. Meckel/Academia ================================================================================================================================ In an unprecedented finding, researchers spotted a deer chewing on a human rib during a study aimed at examining how human remains decompose in the wild. Scavengers take advantage of opportunities to eat, and carcasses left in the wild often decay quickly because animals can make quick work of the remains–even human remains. Known as “body farms,” some research facilities study how human...
  • Field Cameras Catch Deer Eating Birds—Wait, Why Do Deer Eat Birds?

    05/09/2017 9:10:13 AM PDT · by marktwain · 76 replies
    Gizmodo ^ | 4 March, 2015 | Esther Inglis-Arkell
    Deer aren’t the slim, graceful vegans we thought they were. Scientists using field cameras have caught deer preying on nestling song birds. And it’s not just deer. Herbivores the world over may be supplementing their diets. When researchers in North Dakota set up “nest cams” over the nests of song birds, they expected to see a lot of nestlings and eggs get taken by ground squirrels, foxes, and badgers. Squirrels hit thirteen nests, but other meat-eaters made a poor showing. Foxes and weasels only took one nest each. Know what fearsome animal out-did either of those two sleek, resourceful predators?...
  • POW! The tick virus far deadlier than Lyme

    05/08/2017 6:34:50 PM PDT · by blueyon · 85 replies
    WND ^ | 5/08/17 | CDC or WND???
    WASHINGTON – The Centers for Disease Control is warning of the emergence of a far deadlier tick-related virus than Lyme Disease – one that kills 10 percent of those infected and permanently disables the other 50 percent. It’s called POW for short, or Powassan, and it, like Lyme, is carried by deer. Recent cases have been noted in the Northeast U.S. and the Great Lakes states. The virus can cause inflammation of the brain, leading to death in 10 percent of cases and permanent disability in 50 percent of cases. Signs and symptoms of infection can include fever, headache, vomiting,...
  • Rifle Used to Shoot World Record Whitetail: Knight Disc Extreme?

    02/12/2017 4:20:05 AM PST · by marktwain · 6 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 28 January, 2017 | Dean Weingarten
    There have been many stories written about the likely new world record non-typical whitetail taken by Stephen Tucker in Tennessee.  It has been written about in The Tennessean, The New York Times, North American Whitetail, CNN, Fox News and Field and Stream.  Field and Stream is the only place I found a photograph of Stephen with his rifle.  The rifle part of the picture was rotated and cropped.  You see it above. None of the articles I have read identify the rifle. Shooters are naturally curious about what hardware was used to take a world record trophy. I believe...
  • With one shot, Kansas game warden frees two deer

    02/11/2017 10:04:56 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 19 replies
    kansas ^ | February 7, 2017 | Michael Pearce
    Like most members of law enforcement, Lynn Koch dreads the day he has to draw his service weapon. Even if to protect his own life, it can mean death to another person. But on a cold winter day Koch, a Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks game warden, drew his .45 Glock to save the lives of two animals, and ensure the safety of another game warden and his own. “I have a lariat in my pickup, but knew there was no way to use it without one of us maybe getting hurt,” Koch said of when he and fellow...
  • This Mule deer Buck looks ready to play ball

    02/06/2017 12:19:37 PM PST · by w1n1 · 9 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 2/6/2017 | C Cocoles
    Football season is over, but this buck is ready to tryout for next year season. The way this buck struts around the gridiron, he sure looks ready to go into Beast mode. I don't know how well he could carry the football, but I bet he would be the fastest one on the field! This footage was recorded at a Manitou Springs High School football game and published by KOAA 5 in Colorado Springs. Typically, bucks don’t start doing stupid things like this until the rut. Most Colorado mule deer rut in November when they really behave like chickens missing...