Archery Club

By: lerrygleone | January 27, 2017

Four Quick-Fixes For Farm-Field Deer

I’ve done it, and I’m sure you have, too. Archery deer season is only a few weeks away. You sit 300 yards from a farm field with your eyes glued to binoculars. The sun dips low, and deer begin to pop out from the forest edge. During the next hour, you see lots of does and several bucks. Just before dark, a genuine whopper steps out. This is the place to hunt!

Then opening day arrives. You’re perched 20 feet above a well-traveled deer trail on the field edge. A few does and fawns file by, and maybe a skinny spike buck, but the big boys don’t show up. A few days later, you start moving stands along the edge of the field. The honey-hole has run dry.

Field-loving deer are every­where. Muleys in Wyoming and Montana flock to stretches of late-su...

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By: lerrygleone | January 27, 2017

Cabin Fever

On the Trail with Mark Kayser

Having just returned from a Siberia-like Minnesota for work, I first have to say “man do I feel sorry for you Land of Lakers.” It’s like they forgot to turn off the snow-making machine on the ski slopes and the piles are just getting deeper and deeper in Vikings’ territory.
Whether you’re battling ice, subzero weather, gloomy days or feet of snow like my good friends in Minnesota, it’s cabin fever time of year. What’s worse yet are the little shots of springtime weather that make you believe spring is on its way. It is, but then you blink your eyes and BAM, another snowstorm hits without warning. Saturday my daughter and I took advantage of a small window of nice weather. I was anxious to pinpoint wintering elk ...

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