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If You Hunt Whitetail Deer

- If you hunt whitetail deer with a bow you know just how difficult it can be to just lay eyes on a mature buck let alone harvest one. There is nothing better than time afield for honing the skills to consistently harvest mature deer but articles like this one can help you understand what your are experiencing in the woods. Mature whitetails, bucks as well as does, may act a little differently than younger deer and if you want to target mature whitetails you must approach your scouting as well as hunting a little differently as well....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Mule deer]

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Hunting At The Deer Lease

- Growing up in a small town in South Central Texas, you get use to hearing the phrases, “Oh, I can’t I’m taking my kids out hunting this weekend.” and “My boy shot his first buck, last weekend out at the deer lease.” and my personal favorite courtesy of my own father, “I can’t go to your dance recital/ peewee rodeo/ jr high volleyball game, I’ll be out of town at the deer lease.” Growing up in a state that is predominately known for having decent whitetail deer and a moderate season, from a young age you learn that a lot of school functions and family functions will be dependant on how deer season falls in your area....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Mule deer]

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Descriptive Essay : Rifle Deer Season

- “Thud thud thud,” it was all I heard when I was peering through my scope. The pleasure hunting gives me always had been immeasurable, any type of hunting, but my personal favorite is rifle deer season. The very first time I went deer hunting I was 14 years old. Opening weekend, my dad, who is a die hard hunter, was going to take me out with him. We were planning to head up North and hunt on public land in Emily, Minnesota. To make it to Emily and get set up before the sun rose, at exactly 8:06 in the morning, the truck engine was starting at five in the morning and pulling out five minutes later....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Deer hunting]

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The Deer Camp

- Imagine the biggest deer of our life walking in front of us. The thing is so big that at first glance you didn’t even think it was a deer. That is what the Zellmer deer camp is all about. The deer camp was started seven and a half decades ago by my grandfather’s grandfather. The Zellmer deer camp consists of nine Zellmer’s and one family friend. It consists of myself and my three brothers, my dad, my uncle, and my three cousins along with my cousin’s friend. We have carried this tradition on since 1940 when my grandfather’s grandfather started it....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Olfaction, Odor]

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The Effects Of Hunting On Deer Population

- Walking through the woods on a peaceful, fall day, I stumble onto a herd of cotton tails. BANG. THUD. Dinner is served. Hunting has been argued to not be the best method practiced for controlling whitetail deer populations. Instead, different amicable ways of controlling the whitetail deer population have been recently exercised throughout several states, including Michigan. However, I believe that hunting remains the best way to control the deer population, and that the tranquil parties are camouflaging the truth from us....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Tubal ligation]

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Hunting Deer Hunting Is An Ancient Sport

- Deer Hunting Is deer hunting just plain old hard work or is it deeper than that. Deer hunting can be really easy if you follow some simple steps. There are many different techniques that can get you closer to killing a deer. Sometimes you have to plan what techniques you need to use and when. The main techniques for killing a deer is scouting, knowing when the rut is, calling, and being in the stand. With these techniques you can be closer to be on your way to killing a deer. Scouting is a very powerful tool when hunting deer....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting]

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Deer Overpopulation Is A Problem

- Deer overpopulation is a controversial topic. Some believe that deer overpopulation is not a real problem. Some may also believe the high numbers that studies show, is a scheme to give hunters an excuse to hunt without reason. The truth is that deer overpopulation is a true issue. Deer, especially the eastern whitetail deer population in these modern times, is out of control. “There are an estimated 30 million whitetail deer in the United States today. Under optimal conditions, whitetail deer populations will double every two years”(Rooney)....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Meat]

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Stop A Deer Home With Me

- As I sit here, I have the desire to take a deer home with me. Somewhere in these vast woods a buck is stepping, with no warning that today is the day that I capture him. There is an ominous crow cackle, one that any protagonist would consider as a warning, I consider it an opportunity. My deer did not accept this warning; at least it was not shown. Today was opening day for bow season in Michigan, which is the most peaceful of the opening days, with the exception of a few hunters who are frustrated with their archery skills and resort to gun powder....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Predation]

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The Need For Deer Hunting

- The Need for Deer Hunting Years ago, killing animals for food was part of the average man’s everyday life. While, now a days, hunting is questioned by many across the world because it is commonly viewed as a recreational activity. Many residents have a problem with the dangers that come with hunting. Not to mention, as time goes on, society seems to feel differently about animals and how they should be treated. One of the biggest debates is the harvest of white tailed deer. All over the United States, white tailed deer thrive because of the few predators that feast upon them and the large forests and habitats that these deer can flourish in....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, United States]

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Descriptive Essay : Deer Ranch

- I would like to own a deer Ranch. You have to keep the fenced in area managed to look like the woods. My deer ranch will be in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The name of my business would be Antler Ridge Deer Ranch. A deer ranch is a fenced in area where my Whitetail deer will be raised to be hunted as wild game. This would be my ideal business. It sounds like fun but there is a lot that comes with owning your own deer ranch. It takes a lot of your time and energy to manage. It will cost a lot of money, but in the end, you should end up ahead....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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Hiring Employees At My Deer Ranch

- Yes, I plan on hiring employees at my deer ranch. I plan to recruit my employees as younger, energetic, respectable, and responsible hunters. Having all of these qualities is necessary to be a part of my business. This is because I will have hunters with guns and do not want anyone to be hurt. This job will have many risks that need to be taken with caution. I know young and caution do not mix, but I can see many older people would not want the job to be outside all day doing hard labor. For their hourly, I will pay them $10....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Mule deer]

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Chippewa Tribe Night Hunting Deer

- Chippewa Tribe Night Hunting Deer In 2012 after several years of trying to get permission from the court to night hunt, the Chippewa tribe has been granted permission to. Many groups of people disagree and are upset by this decision, including hunters and members of the Department of Natural Resources. Members of the Department of Natural Resource feel it is still unsafe to hunt deer at night. For years, they have not been allowed to hunt deer at night and it has not affected their ability to live and function....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting]

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Hunting Trip For Deer Hunters

- Hunted Hunters Who would go out into an unknown territory to hunt, knowing dangerous animals could be hunting them. Many avid deer hunters, in America, travel to hunt for trophy class whitetail bucks. When I think of hunting, I like knowing where I’m going and what that land is inhabited by. Montana is known for producing record shattering whitetail deer, but is home to grizzly bears, mountain lions, and wolves. If a hunter chooses to go here, he may become the hunted. In one case, John Anderson and his son Lewis, planned a hunting trip for Montana to kill a mature whitetail....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Grizzly Bear]

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My First Legal Deer Hunting Season

- My father stood at 5’8”, and he dressed sharp, except when he wore those tight short shorts that looked like they came from his high school basketball days in the 80’s. He was a smart man; he earned his education at a prestigious college. He talked like it, too. It was very seldom I heard him have a conversation with anybody where he didn’t start breaking down the anatomy of a human, or describing different plants and animals by their scientific names. I could not have a conversation with him, without being proven wrong about my cognitive thinking....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Deer hunting]

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Wisconsin 's Deer Kill Statistics

- Problem Definition In 2014, Wisconsin’s deer kill totals have not been that low in 30 years. The deer kill was the lowest since 1982. In 2014, hunters filled 191,550 deer tags, which was already a 15 percent decrease from 2013. The number of buck killed in 2014 were down 8 percent from the previous year and the does were down an astounding 21 percent. There are multiple different factors that may play a role in why the population the way it is (Smith, 2014). The first thing that may contribute to the low deer harvest totals, which may slightly contradict the problem being addressed is the number of hunters in the woods....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, 2000]

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An Inside Look at the White-Tailed Deer

- In the early 1900s, there were only 500,000 white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, in the United States (Insurance Institute for Highway and Safety, 2004). Since the settlers arrived, hunts for meat and hides have nearly caused the extinction of the white-tailed deer species. The beginning of the twentieth century marked a turning point in the human drive to save the deer. States began to limit hunting and preserve open space, which would have otherwise been used for agriculture. Today, white-tailed deer have exceeded their carrying capacity; a recorded 15 million deer populate the United States....   [tags: deer-automobile collisions]

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Analysis Of Annie Dillard 's ' The Deer At Providencia '

- Life’s Agony[SM1] In Annie Dillard’s narrative, “The Deer at Providencia,” she reveals her awareness of and confusion regarding suffering by paralleling human and animal anguish and dignity. On a trip to Ecuador with a North American group in the village of Providencia, Dillard witnesses the suffering of a small deer. Her lack of reaction to the suffering deer stuns the travelers; however, Dillard intentionally conditions her awareness of suffering by encountering an article about a burn victim daily in America (M.S....   [tags: Sentence, Question, Deer, Roe Deer]

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The Common Public Misconception Is There Are Too Many Deer

- During deer season, old, and new trucks line up and down the road, typically before sunrise, filling the side ditch like farmers at an auction. Not only has the increase in deer hunters grown, but hunters are allowed to legally take 6 deer statewide. Many people see deer as a nuisance, a road hazard, or a trophy. Nonetheless, the common public misconception is that there are too many deer. On the contrary, I believe that there are few deer, and I would go as far to say that the deer population has declined drastically....   [tags: White-tailed deer, Hunting, Deer, Elk]

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The Importance Of Pursuing Love Is No Different Than Hunting A Deer

- Pursuing love is no different than hunting a deer. Both Lovers and hunters chase after something; they both desire success. However, there comes a time where both hunters and lovers do not catch what they are chasing; they must decide whether to give up or not. Sir Thomas Wyatt creates this very moment in Whoso List to Hunt. Within this sonnet, the poet explains the hunt for unrequited love in terms of the speaker hunting a female deer. The sonnet’s tone reveals that the speaker questions whether to give up or not....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Sonnet, Poetry]

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Organism Profile: The Northern White-tailed Deer

- The Northern White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is one of the largest wild animals in the northeastern area of the United States. This species can be upwards of four feet tall and weigh over 300 pounds. Typically, this animal is found in forests, fields, and brush areas in the Northern region. In warmer months the White-tailed deer have a reddish brown coat with a white belly. In the winter months this deer’s coat changes to a gray-brown color. The male deer in this species are known as “bucks” and have antlers on their heads that can span upwards of three feet across....   [tags: deer populations, species, habitat, diet]

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Hunting Is A Cruel And Inhumane, And A Non Effective Way Of Controlling The Whitetail Deer Population

- PETA, and other organizations like them, think that hunting is a cruel and inhumane, and a non-effective way of controlling the whitetail deer population. Hunting is the primary source of conservation and income for the national fish and wildlife service. Let’s look at a couple ways that hunting provides an effective wildlife management tool. To begin, at the beginning of the 20th century there were an estimated 500,000 deer left in the US, because of conservation efforts led by hunters, there are more than 44 million in America today....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Wildlife management]

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A Critical Comparison of The Stag And Roe-Deer

- A Critical Comparison of The Stag And Roe-Deer There are six stanzas, which are each seven lines long. This is written in free verse, it has no rhyming scheme and there is no rhythm that I can see. The lines are about ten words long, apart from the last two lines, which are shorter. The title is simple and straightforward. It is significant that the whole of the stanza is about people except for the last line, which is about the stag, keeping a distinction between the two. The poem is set at Exmoor, which is well known for stag hunting....   [tags: Ted Hughes Poetry The Stage Roe-Deer Essays]

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The Deer

- It was the middle of summer in a small town called Harvey, in the city of Marquette, Michigan. The road (driveway) to my families cabin is really long it takes about a half-hour just to get to the cabin. Our camp is a very little, quaint, one bedroom in the middle of the woods. There is a creek the flows around our land, which is about 8 acres. About a half a mile away there is a rundown cabin that we call "Jack's house". My dad always said that there was an old man Jack, who lived there....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Deer Overpopulation: A Persuasive Essay

- In 1989, there were 12,152 deer-vehicle accidents in the USA in which four people died and over 450 people were injured (7). What humans do not realize is the damage deer are causing to their environment, the human population, and themselves. Until a decision is reached regarding deer population control, the present state of overpopulation will continue to affect humans and the environment alike. Environmentalists call this problem the Urban Deer Dilemma. This exists when the number of deer exceeds the ability of the environment to support the deer (2)....   [tags: Envoronment, Hunting]

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The management of deer populations

- Introduction The economics of white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus, management is comprised of multiple facets. Deer herd health and population regulation are central to the economics of most deer management plans. The local white-tailed deer populations directly impact human welfare economics. The management of deer populations heavily affects agriculture, forestry, landscaping, and natural vegetation. Recreational services are another economic source realized from the management of white-tailed deer....   [tags: Population Control]

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Bow Hunting for Whitetail Deer

- Bow hunting for whitetail deer is both a challenge and a passionate sport for me. One challenge comes when you want to hunt whitetails and cannot find a place to hunt. Every hunter has been in this position at one time or another, for whatever reason. The good news is there are places to hunt locally, if you have the patience and knowledge to do so. The areas that I want to talk about are state-owned game areas. These public hunting areas can be crowded, over hunted, and in effect can produce some pretty smart whitetails....   [tags: Hunting]

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Characteristics of Various Deer Species

- ... White-tailed deer mate in November in the northern parts of their range and in January or February in the southern parts of their range. The female can have from one to three fawns after about six months after mating. They hide their young in different areas in order to keep them safe from predators and ensure the survival of at least one fawn. Fawns are reddish-brown at birth with white spots that help camouflage them. They can walk immediately after birth and forage for food a couple of days later....   [tags: habitats, fawns, life]

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Lame Deer Seeker Of Visions

- Lame Deer Seeker of Visions Essay #2 In this essay I will be doing a brief overview of the book Lame Deer Seeker of Visions, by Richard Erdoes. Within this book a monumental task has been achieved, which turns out to provide unparalleled information and a concrete depiction of the Native American Indian. This aspect has been portrayed through the eyes of a Sioux medicine man throughout the book and to many individual’s dismay, paints an accurate picture of both events that occurred and how Native American Indians were being treated at the time....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Toys, Deer, and Spiders

- Throughout my childhood, movies were an immense sense of escapism; however I did not realize this till now. Films ranging from the childish to the mature grabbed me at such a young age and decided to never let go. The different stages in my life (toddler, child, teenager, and early-adult) had a profound effect on my life as I experienced an assortment of unusual movies. My toddler years consisted of Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, The Goonies, and Cinderella. I went to even greater heights as a toddler to wear out a Barney VHS Tape, more specifically Barney’s Great Adventure....   [tags: Narrative]

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Deer Hunting Laws: The Lacy Act

- Dr. George Johnson states that, “Few residents in Missouri and Illinois have prospered more in the 20th century than have our deer” (Exploding deer populations). Early in the 20th century white tailed deer were rare in the Midwest. Uncontrolled hunting had reduced their numbers to about 500,000 nationwide, and some states had no deer at all. Dr. George Johnson states that, “In order to protect the remaining deer, laws were passed in the 1920’s and 1930’s to restrict hunting, particularly of does (females)” (Exploding deer populations)....   [tags: crop, damage, mangement, food]

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Religion And Culture : The Lame Deer Book

- Living in a diverse country we have many religions practices. Religion and culture plays an important part in peoples live. The Lame Deer book reveal so much information about the Native Americans beliefs and values that make me realize that Americans don’t exercise their beliefs they don’t have values and therefore there is no peace. Most of the Americans have a religion but there is also individuals that don’t associate with any religion. Americans that have a religion tend to not exercise their beliefs they don’t get spiritually involve....   [tags: Religion, Native Americans in the United States]

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Prescribed Fire and White-Tailed Deer

- White-tail deer are very unique animals that live in many different climates and ecosystems. They rely on most of the natural resources in woodland and grassland environments. These different environments can be manipulated greatly by the use of fire. Since deer are very important in the people best interest economically with the sport of hunting generating billions of dollars a year in the U.S., it is up to the people to help maintain the environment in which they live. Performing prescribed burns can increase food and cover availability along with many other advantages....   [tags: environment, burn, grassland, shelter, vegetation]

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The Deer Hunt

- It is 5:30am on opening morning of deer hunting season and my alarm explodes into a racket that would wake an army. I roll out of bed and rub the sleep from my eyes. I only slept six hours last night because my family and I were preparing for the hunt, getting the guns ready, laying out a clothes-man, everything. As I throw some pants on, the smell of fresh pancakes wakes me up. It is at this time I realize the season is upon us. Since January I have been waiting for this day to come, today begins the annual nine day season that brings our family together each November....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Deer

- The Deer The deer has been around as long as man can remember. It has always been in North and South America, and not that long ago was brought to Europe. The deer has been hunted for centuries by Stone Age man, American Indians, and now modern day hunters. The weapons used to hunt deer have changed as time goes on. They were hunted with rocks by Stone Age man, with spears and hand crafted bow and arrows by the Indians, with guns and still today the bow and arrow by modern day hunters. The purpose of my paper is to discuss the types of deer in the world today, what habitat they live in, their instincts or habits, the over population of the whitetail deer in the United States, and the l...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Management of White-tailed Deer in National Parks

- The deer (Odocoileus spp.) may be one of the most valued and the most viewed mammalian wildlife species in North America. Millions of outdoor visitors savor the sights of deer and try to capture them on film. State fish and game agencies regard deer as a renewable, harvestable resource for viewing and hunting. Sport hunters annually bag about 1 million mule deer (O. hemionus) and 2 million white-tailed deer (O. virginianus). However, deer may cause profound damage by browsing on garden vegetables, flowers, ornamental bushes, and crops....   [tags: Various Effects of High Densities]

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Mule Deer Still Life and Fossil Creek

- I chose to write about the artwork titled “Mule Deer Still Life” by Angela Prond. The artwork is oil on a canvas board. The artwork is a picture of a mule deer skull with its horns still attached. This picture reminds me of hunting, because I do a lot of it and I have shot mule deer before and saved their horns exactly like this picture is. Angela’s title for the artwork makes me believe that she is saying this mule deer still has life and meaning. There is not a lot of background in this artwork, pretty much just the mule deer skull and horns....   [tags: artwork, Angela Prond, Rod Zullo]

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deer

- The fur of the whitetail deer is a grayish color in the winter then more red comes out during the summer. Only the bucks have antlers. Young males begin to grow their antlers in the spring, then towards the fall the skin on their antlers begins to deteriorate. The velvet is very itchy and the young male will rub its new antlers on anything possible. The average height of the deer is between 3 – 3.5 ft. Their tail length is about 30 cm. in length. Their weight ranges from 100 – 350 pounds. Bucks are usually solitary but sometimes they may travel in a small group....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Deer Hunting: A Family Tradition

- Since the beginning of time man has been hunting animals for food. Even before fire, man needed to hunt, because hunting was the only way to eat. At first man used things such as spears and rocks to kill its prey. As man evolved, they started using bows and arrows. Next came an early model of what we use today, the firearm. It is powerful yet easy to carry around. It puts the animal through less suffering and is a lot more efficient than previous techniques. Hunting was once a necessity, but now it is a tradition, passed on from father to son as a way to spend time together, enjoy the outdoors, and experience what our ancestors went through in hunting their dinner....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Film Critique On The Deer Hunter

- Since 1968, there have been at least 25 films made that portray the events of the Vietnam War. Historians have to ask themselves when watching these films, "Did the fictional character represent historical figures accurately. Is this how a soldier would react in this situation?" The point of view of the director of the film can change with simple alterations in camera angles. For example, a view from the ground of a battle seen can show how the innocent people had the war in their own backyards....   [tags: Movies Film]

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George Orwell 's ' The Deer Prosecutor Said '

- “We understand Mr. Rabbit. Please take your time.” the deer prosecutor said. “Yes, well... what did Timothy Barren do to me. WELL, I 'll tell you what Timothy Barren did to me. Timothy Barren set up a snare trap right the path I used every day when I foraged for food. He covered it with leaves and handfuls of grass so I wouldn 't see it. And, when I was on my way to collect a few pieces of fresh lettuce for dinner from Timothy’s neighbor 's garden, I found my let caught up in it.” “What did you do then?” asked the deer....   [tags: Jury, Judge, Prosecutor, Court]

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The Deer Crossing HOA: Conducting a Needs Assessment

- Community elected home owners association officials are constantly involved in complex decisions regarding the state, safety, and welfare of the property of our small community and solving community problems. Effective ways to solve problems faced by Deer Crossing Homeowners’ is to conduct a needs assessment of the community in an effort to provide feedback for the community elected officials. Typically, the Deer Crossing Homeowners’ Association board will meet once a quarter to solve community problems and disputes that arose during the past few months, but has never organized a separate council to conduct surveys to gain a better insight on other homeowner’s....   [tags: Municipal Issues]

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Deer Hunting is Necessary

-      It is a freezing twenty-two degrees outside. Even though it is still too dark to see, as you look over the hills, you see a breathtaking sunrise that will soon creep through the heavy fog. Every breath that you take is like smoke coming out of a dragon’s nostrils. As you are waiting patiently, still, and quietly, you finally see your kill, the white-tail deer. Without a doubt, the white-tail deer should be hunted.      First, the population of the white-tail deer is entirely too big. In fact, there is a total of twenty-five million white-tail deer in the United States alone.1 Because of this enormous number of deer, they are constantly on the move....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mounting Your Own Whitetail Deer Shoulder Mount

- What could give someone more satisfaction than proudly displaying a trophy animal. How about creating that quality trophy mount yourself. That is exactly what I thought to myself when I harvested a very nice whitetail buck a few years back. I had always been interested in the hobby of taxidermy and I finally had something worth the time and effort to give it a try, not to mention it was a lot cheaper than paying someone else to do it. The first thing you will need to do is take measurements of your deer cape....   [tags: How-To Essay]

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Analysis Of Joy Harjo 's ' Deer Dancer '

- Joy Harjo has been my favorite author that we have studied this year. She brought a level of insight and understanding that many of the other authors did not. Her love of life and her theme of continuing on despite challenges puts a spin on Native Americans that is not always addressed in Native American literature. Harjo’s works do not ignore the difficulties of life, but encompass them as well as the things that make life worth living. It is important to understand when discussing Harjo that she does not ignore the issues and difficulties in life and pretend they do not exist....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Deer Hunting

- It was a beautiful October afternoon as I climbed to the top of my tree stand. The sun was shining, and a slight breeze was blowing from the northwest. I knew that the deer frequented the area around my stand since my step-dad had shot a nice doe two days earlier from the same stand, and signs of deer were everywhere in the area. I had been sitting for close to two hours when I decided to stand up and stretch my legs as well as smoke a cigarette. I was nearly finished with my cigarette when behind me I heard the sound of something moving through the grass....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Personal Narrative]

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Whitetailed deer

- Whitetail Hunt Whitetail deer are said to be the most commonly hunted animal in North America. Throughout history, people that have lived in America have always wanted this animal for its meat and skin. With the large increase of hunters, our government has made rules and regulations to maintain the population of the famed whitetail deer. Whitetail deer are major game for hunters today and have been a staple resource as far back as the first Indians in America, being their prominent source of meat (known as venison)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Whitetail Deer

- The whitetail deer, or scientifically known as Odocoileus virginianus, is one of the most known animals in America. They are found just about everywhere in the United States and can also be found in Canada, Mexico, and Central America. Because they are found all over, deer hunting has become a major sport and in the U.S. People hunt them for food and also for the challenge of getting the "big buck." Whitetails usually grow to three and a half foot tall and weigh 50 to 400 pounds depending on whether it is male or female....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Deer Hunting

-      Many people have misconceptions about hunting. One such misconception is that hunting is easy and any person can go sit in the woods and wait for an animal to cross the hunter’s path. However, people who believe this are sorely mistaken. Hunting is not just sitting in the woods with a rifle; there are many other aspects that must be considered. An individual must have all preparations complete, purchase or gather the equipment needed, and know what to listen for while in the woods.      First, an individual must get prepared for the beginning of the deer-hunting season....   [tags: Process Essays]

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Quality Deer Management

- Quality Deer Management There is no other big-game animal in North America like the white-tailed deer. The whitetails habitat is so widespread that it covers just about all of North America and parts of Central America. The white-tailed deer is the most commonly hunted big game animal ever. Before the settlers arrived, an estimated 30 million whitetails inhabited what is now the United States and Canada. But as settlers pursued them for food and market hunters slaughtered them with snares, traps, and set guns, the deer population underwent a disastrous decline....   [tags: Hunting Wildlife Conservation]

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White Tailed Deer

- White tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) are one of the most common species of mammals seen in North America, the most common of large animals actually. The last official count of deer in the USA and Canada was done in 1982, at which time 15000000 were found at an average of 3 deer in every square kilometer. The deer are very much native and were hunted even by Native Americans. You may have even seen this species yourself. Some of the most common places to find them are in your own backyard, in parks, or even dazed at headlights in the middle of Winton Road....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Deer Overpopulation and Some Proposed Solutions

- Deer Overpopulation and Some Proposed Solutions   When people talk about deer, they are commonly talking about the North American Whitetail. That is because they are so prevalent in this country. They can be found in every state in the US. The only place where you will not find any whitetails is in parts of Arizona and California. In most states the whitetail is very prevalent, especially in the northeast. They are one of the most hunted animals in this area, particularly in Pennsylvania and Michigan....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Da Evil Deer

- It all started on the opening day of deer season. The beautiful day was just cold enough to want a jacket but, but hot enough to where if one was worn you’d sweat to death. It seemed like a typical opening day. It wasn’t though, it turned out to be quite different. I walked out to my favorite tree belt with my trusty gun at my side and waited for the buck I had been eyeing for months. I needed a nice buck this year. See I bet Buddy that my deer would be twice as big as his. Twenty bucks was up for grabs and I needed to buy a new paintball gun....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Best Memories - Original Writing

- I grew up in the small town of Natchez, MS spending Friday nights on the football field and Saturdays and Sundays in the woods. For a teenager in a town this size, entertainment was hard to come by without getting into some kind of trouble. Each week was filled with school, homework and practice, but on the weekends, I would head to the woods where nothing was predictable. Every Saturday and Sunday, I would get up early and head out to the camp....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting]

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The Thrill Of The Hunt

- It was a chilly, wind gusting day. Sitting in the dark waiting for the thrill of a lifetime to arrive. I can hear something crunching the leaves, walking right down the steep hillside. All I can think about is the deer that could be heading my way. That was the moment before the big buck, it was exhilarating to me because of my family tradition, the thrill of the hunt, and the reward I was about to take. Many traditions take place often, but mine only happens once month out of a year, November....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Deer hunting]

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Deer Valley Lodge Financial Analysis

- 1. I am asked to compute the before-tax Net Present Value or NPV of a new ski lift for Deer Valley Lodge and advise the management there of the profitability. Before I am able to make this calculation there are a few calculations that I will need to make first. First the total amount of the investment, this will be the cost of a lift itself $2 million plus the cost of preparing the slope and installing the lift $1.3 million. Thus the investment amount for one lift is $3.3 million. Next I will need to find out the yearly net income from the investment....   [tags: Business Analysis Finance]

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Hunters All Over The World

- Hunters all over the world have different intentions with their actions compared to what the stereotype over them suggests. For example, Tucker and his father, in this essay, hunt to provide for their family because store bought meat his skyrocketed in price. Other examples of their intentions can be viewed on how hunters have hunted for the feeding of unfortunate people in their community. A hunter, a bullet, and a deer are all it takes to feed a community, or a family for weeks, it is harder than it sounds, but every hunter says that the outcome is worth the wait....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Deer farm]

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Descriptive Essay : ' My Heart '

- My heart beats in my chest; my hands are so sweaty that I think my black Remington 7 MM 08 rifle might just slip out of my hand to the patchy snow- covered ground twenty feet below. As I stand, taking deep breaths to calm myself, my legs shake. It is the first day of deer season, and a stick has cracked on the hill beneath me under the weight of a good sized animal. I hear footsteps in the rhythmic form that only a four legged deer could make; the footsteps are getting closer and just before the animal steps into view, I hear them seize....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer hunting]

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Hunting : Hunting And Hunting

- Deer Hunting. As a young girl growing up in a small town in Pennsylvania, it was common for me to be around hunting. All of the men in my family were hunters, fishers, and trappers. As I grew older my view on hunting changed. I no longer viewed hunting as the normal thing to do but began to see it as wrong. Year after year I watched as the men in my family would go out to camp to chase bear or hunt deer. Each time I hoped they wouldn’t get anything. I am arguing against hunting. I feel that hunting is no longer needed for survival but rather for sport....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, White-tailed deer]

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Personal Narrative : Small Town America

- Small Town America I grew up in the small town of Natchez, MS spending Friday nights on the football field and Saturdays and Sundays in the woods. For a teenager in a town this size, entertainment was hard to come by without getting into some kind of trouble. Each week was filled with school, homework and practice, but on the weekends, I would head to the woods where nothing was predictable. Every Saturday and Sunday, I would get up early and head out to the camp. It didn’t matter if it was turkey, squirrel or deer season, I have always loved to hunt....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, White-tailed deer]

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Geometry Class At Deer Valley High School On Their Knowledge Of Similar Triangle Standards

- Introduction In this assignment, I assessed my students in geometry class at Deer Valley High School on their knowledge of similar triangle standards that my fellow teacher and I focused on in this unit. The formative assessment was a collection of fifteen questions that were broken up evenly to cover the three district and state standards that we wanted our students, mainly sophomores, to have mastered at the completion of this unit. The intent of this assignment was to gauge how my instructional techniques worked on my students and what I could do differently to improve their overall learning experience....   [tags: Assessment, Educational psychology]

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A Simple Comfort At Sauk Rapids

- A Simple Comfort The comfort of sitting in our nice warm home in Sauk Rapids is very satisfying. Although my house brings me much luxury, another setting makes me feel very at home. Internet use, city water, a comfortable bed, and 100 miles differentiate the two places, but the environment I am in, the people I am with, and the things I do at the deer shack give me a particular kind of comfort. Sitting in my deer stand on the evening of rifle-hunting opener I was thinking about how much I wanted to rush out of the cold November weather and into our cozy little deer shack....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, Deer farm, White-tailed deer]

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Hunting Is A Controversial Topic

- Hunting is a controversial topic. Many people think that hunting is just about killing animals; therefore, they think it is wrong. Hunting is something that people have done for centuries. It is a sport that people can learn from, so everyone should go at least once. Hunting is a tradition in a lot of families, it teaches people respect and responsibility, and it provides food for people. First of all, hunting has been a tradition in families for many of years, so people need to go at least once to experience how wonderful it is....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, Deer farm]

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My First Day Of The Season

- I have enjoyed hunting since I was six years old, but the second deer I killed is one that I will always remember. The previous year I missed one of the biggest bucks I had ever seen. From that moment on, I planned to hunt every day that I possibly could to try and take one more shot at the deer I had missed the previous year. Finally, hunting season arrived and the day came when the bucks started to come out. Patiently, I waited all summer and now it was the time to strike. Having the opportunity to spend quality time with my Father, learning the importance of patience and persistence, and being rewarded with the chance to harvest the buck of a lifetime made this one of happiest days of my...   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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Why Hunting Is Bad And Inhumane

- Research Report I love to hunt and don 't understand why many say hunting is bad and inhuman so I 'm going to prove that hunting in necessary to sustain order in the wild. The rise in anti-hunting and the crack down on all firearm licencing laws has struck my interest to fully know if it’s necessary if I need to be worried about not being able to hunt or if there is plenty of proof to keep one of the most loved sports in the country alive. Many dairy farmers need their rifles to hunt the pests on their land to stop them from eating all the grass for the cows....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Red Deer, Control]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Great Gatsby ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- This short story was based on a family who love to go deer hunting. It was a cold winter day when Benny, the oldest grandchild, his father, grandfather, a few cousins and his uncle Karl would go hunting in the field. It was their last day to shoot a deer before their deer season ended. When reading the passage, you could tell that Benny’s father was a real competitive hunter. He would get frustrated easily if he wasn’t seeing or shooting anything. As Benny’s cousin went down into the timber, Benny and his father stayed on top to look for them....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Deer, Deer hunting]

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The Day That I Had A Special Day

- The day that I turned 12 was a special day. It was special because it meant I was old enough to go hunting. When fall hit I was so excited I thought I was going to explode. The first time that I sat out in the woods, a new obsession of mine was created. I loved seeing all the wildlife, and overall beauty of nature. From the beginning I wanted to learn more about Whitetail hunting, and know why they deer did what they did. I was fascinated with the lifestyle that surrounded hunting itself. If you were to ask hunters compared to non-hunters about random questions i’m sure that you would get different answers....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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Hunting On The Blackstone River System

- In the early years of hunting in the Muskoka and Parry Sound areas from about 1870-1895, a single hunting party could take very large number of trophies with nearly any large animal a target. There appears to be no concern for conservation until the killing reached alarming rates. Even fish on Otter Lake where being blasted under water using excess dynamite from putting in the railroad in 1908, “not sportsmanlike” and “should be punished” complained the Parry Sound North Star. Even the common partridge became nearly extinct in the region forcing a suspension of its hunt for the fall of 1936....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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I Do Not Hunt For Horns

- I am by no means an avid hunter, however; I enjoy hunting when given the opportunity. I do not hunt for horns, as some do; I hunt for whatever presents itself. I purchase tags with the intent to fill both the doe tags and the buck tags. The last time I went deer hunting with someone else, I went with my fiancé, Curtis. It was a frigid day in late autumn; we finally had a day off together, what better way to spend the day than hunting. It was a stunning day, despite the temperature; the breeze billowed peacefully through the trees, rustling what few leaves were still hanging, onto the tree’s branches....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Deer hunting, Elk]

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My Thoughts On Life Without Memories

- Life without memories would be empty and dull. Every person is shaped by the events they experienced , pleasant or painful, memorable or not. Some memories may fade entirely, some may blur with time, but the impact of every experience is forever ingrained in our mind. Almost everyone could pinpoint the moment that turned out to be crucial in some way. I have my own share of memories, one of which stands out whenever I think of what made me a person I am today. It happened when I was eleven years old — my father decided to surprise me and to take me hunting with him....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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The Mound Of Dried Pine Needles

- I considered the mound of dried pine needles, about five feet long and two feet wide. It was half-hidden beneath the tree, green branches hovering above it like protective arms. I wiped the sweat from my forehead and tucked my ponytail back under my safety orange, Don 't-shoot-me cap that I only wore during hunting season. Even though I was on my own land, a deer hunter would not hesitate to slip across my posted boundary. I didn 't need to watch “Wild Justice” to know that page one of the Poacher 's Handbook read, “Shoot first, lie later.” In the far corner of my property, the trail wound down to Outpost Creek between a thicket of evergreen saplings and the giants that seeded them....   [tags: Hunting, Deer]

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The Theme of Nature in The Thought-Fox and Roe-Deer

- The Theme of Nature in The Thought-Fox and Roe-Deer Various poems by Ted Hughes explore the world of nature and describe the power and mystery of animals. Two particular poems that convey Ted Hughes' theme of nature are the celebrated 'The Thought-Fox' and 'Roe Deer'. When Ted Hughes was only a young boy, he had a love for animals as "he spent a good deal of time hunting and trapping". At the age of about fifteen, Hughes' "attitude towards animals changed." He "accused" himself "of disturbing their lives." And ever since then, he began to look at them "from their own point of view." This led to him beginning writing about animals in his poetry shortly after...   [tags: Papers]

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Is Hunting A Good Thing?

- From the perspective of economy, ecology, and environmental conservation, hunting is very important. Hunting is necessary to protect agriculture and the environment from animal pest or overpopulation. For example, wild boars tear up many farmers land causing many problems as well with the deer population growing eating away farmer’s resources. Also with the growth of white tail deer are damaging every landscape east of the Mississippi river. Unfortunately, the harm is very overlooked, and accepted as somehow “natural”....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer]

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Opening Day of Archery Season for Deer Hunting

- It's opening day of archery season for deer hunting. You wake up at five o'clock in the morning and get your hunting clothes on and begin your long venture out in the woods to your hand made tree stand to be seated all before sunrise. As you are looking around in the woods you notice movement about thirty yards out. It's a nice twelve-point buck, the buck that every hunter dreams about. With your heart racing, one hundred fifty beats a minute you come to full draw. Your sights are locked in one little hair behind the shoulder of the deer....   [tags: Descriptive Essays]

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Hunting, The Wildlife, And Our Planet

- Hunters often reveal that being in nature provides time to clear the mind. In the woods, there is no rush, no schedule, and no deadlines; nature moves at its own pace. This interaction provides a deep spiritual connection with the land, the wildlife, and our planet. Hunting has been around since the beginning of time and has been in many people 's lives for generations, these are some reasons why people all across America continue to hunt. Hunting has many benefits such as reducing deer related car accidents, controlling deer densities in heavily human populated areas, creates jobs, and feeding and supporting families....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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Is It Humane, Cost Effective? Or Odocoileus Virginianus?

- Between a Buck and a Hard Place They are the cause of extreme destruction of property, deadly traffic collisions, costly theft, and even jaywalking. This is not the rap sheet of a vicious new gang, but instead a different menace to society. The white-tailed deer, or Odocoileus virginianus has been causing issues in Newark Ohio, and all across the United States for years. With millions of automotive collisions, and billions in damages annually, we need to discuss deer overpopulation and pursue immunocontraception as a solution to this issue....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, White-tailed deer, Zona pellucida]

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America 's Most Dangerous Mammal

- In his article North America’s Most Dangerous Mammal, Ronald Bailey reveals North America’s true wildlife threat: No, there is another creature roaming America’s woods that is far more dangerous than . . . big predators. The most dangerous mammal in North America is… Bambi. The U.S. Department of Transportation estimates that white-tailed deer kill around 130 Americans each year simply by causing car accidents. In 1994, these predator deer had a banner year, causing 211 human deaths in car wrecks....   [tags: Deer, Hunting, White-tailed deer, United States]

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The Effects Of Hunting On The Environment

- Have you ever been hunting and ever wondered the effects that you had on the environment. Weather the effects were positive or negative or if you had no effect at all. Well the truth is, human hunting has a major effect on the environment and especially the animal populations. In the next few minutes you’ll realize that hunting has a few positive effects, but more environmental negatives that out way the positives. First up we have the negative effects on the environment that hunting brings. The first con of hunting is the CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) that gets pumped into the air as the hunters drive many miles to get to their hunting ground....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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The Conservation And Management Of Florida

- Problem Florida has always been the runt of the south in the deer hunting community. We have the best fishing, some of the best duck hunting, arguably the best hog hunting, but our deer populations lack size in weight and in antler size. Florida just cannot compete with the 200-300 pound bucks and does that states such as Texas, Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi are so acclaimed for producing. Why is that. Florida has the farm land, we have the acreage to support a large herd of healthy deer, but the deer lack something vital....   [tags: Hunting, White-tailed deer, Deer, Hunting license]

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Hunting Is A Way Of Life

- For many people, hunting is a way of life. I like to consider myself as one of those people. Being brought up around hunters, I quickly grew accustomed to the sport. Hunting white-tailed deer can be enjoyable if you do it correctly. First off, you should know some general rules. In Texas, certain times of the year are set for when you can hunt white-tailed deer. Archery only season starts on October 1, 2016, and ends on November 4, 2016. This means that through those dates, you may hunt with a bow and arrow....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Rifle]

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Hunting : Rough Draft Of Hunting

- Hunting: Rough Draft Bang. The adrenaline is flowing now. You see the biggest buck you have ever seen laying there on the ground. All the things you’ve worked for this whole past year has finally came together. Allowing you to make that kill of a lifetime. What I just described to you is exactly what happened to me November the twelfth of 2015. But to reach that amazing adventure there were many things I had to do to achieve my goal. With hunting a lot of things play into factor such as the time of year to hunt/scouting, types of hunting and also meal prep....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Game]

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