Tag: deer

7.62x39mm170gr

Exploring the Untapped Potential of 7.62×39 as an “All Around” Hunting Caliber

What if there was a caliber that was suitable for everything from coyote to brown bear, kicked less than your whitetail gun, fit in a micro-length (2.25″/58mm) action, and cost a quarter a round to shoot? That would be a pretty awesome caliber, wouldn’t [Read More…]

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Deer hunting google style

The Google Street View photo taking van ran over a deer in Rush, NY while capturing every moment of the encounter on their 360 degree camera system. The images have since been removed by google. Hat Tip: Reddit via. The Daily What via. Gizmodo.

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Stag Arms Model 7 (Hunter)

Stag Arms have a new 6.8mm hunting AR-15 called the Model 7 (Hunter). Model 7 (Hunter). Click to expand. The rifle features a 20.77″ 1:11 twist barrel, 2 stage match trigger, 5 round magazine and a Hogue pistol grip. Stag Arms has the price listed as $1,055. [Read More…]

How to butcher deer

Sean @ Everything Hunting has written detail instructions on how to butcher deer yourself. The price of butchering a deer ranges from $75-150. I don’t know about you, but that is a little much when you can butcher your own for free in about 4 hours. If you are [Read More…]

Hunting stories

John Snow @ The Gun Shots does a lot of hunting. Here are a couple of posts about his recent hunting trip: Going Long With The Uselton Warbird and Swarovski Z6 Kessler Canyon: Colorado Mule Deer Hunting At Its Best

Deer hunting tips

Expert Village has published a series of deer hunting videos on YouTube. The first is entitled “How to Hunt: Deer Hunting Tips : Hunting as a Sport”. To view the rest of the videos scroll through these search results.

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Deer Bait

Deer like pumpkin 🙂 From Kit John and I went hunting two days ago and saw ONE deer. This morning on one four mile stretch of road in town, I counted 14 does and 1 buck. Clearly we just need to go out into our own yards to fill our tickets. I dunno whose yard [Read More…]

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John does not like the .243

I’ve tried, but I can’t warm to the .243. It’s billed as having three great attributes: it’s death on varmints, it’s adequate for deer-sized big game and it is a great cartridge for young hunters because of its moderate recoil. I think it [Read More…]

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Shotgun slug hunting

Slaton @ Gun Shots discusses long distance (100-200 yard) slug hunting: I started deer hunting with a slug gun. Well, let me qualify that. It was actually an old side-by-side Stevens, and back in college, just before the deer opener my buddy and I would drive to an [Read More…]