Chicago Tribune Reporter Field Dresses Deer

Credit where credit is due. Real hunting – two Chicago Tribune reporters take to the field and gun hunt their own venison.

They quickly understood the observation hunters have made for many years, to wit: Hunting is the most natural, organic, “sustainable” way to eat meat.

After several trips into the woods with no success, one reporter nevertheless volunteers to help skin, clean and butcher another hunter’s deer.

Yes, some would consider the video content graphic and may not wish to watch.

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Chicago Tribune staff reporters Monica Eng and Barbara Brotman go on their first hunting expedition for deer, where they learn how to properly track, kill and butcher their prey. (Viewer discretion is advised)

NPR THE STORY: Bozo Bolsheviks Vandalize Hunters Cabin

For me to listen to Nitwit Propaganda Radio (NPR) is akin to some kind of Rambo Warrior endurance test- the longer I can hold my hand over the candle flame the sooner I will achieve a higher state of combat bliss.

Consequently it is not an exercise in which I often engage since I see no real reason to damage my trigger finger to achieve Rambo Warrior bliss.

But apparently I should listen more often because when I heard this story my jaw dropped.

Short story long: Mr & Mrs. Bolshevik fall in love with an isolated rustic Maine Cabin and rent it for a week’s vacation.

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QDMA Should Boycott Marriott!

Recently, one of David Codrea’s Legion Of Gun Rights Examiners uncovered overt corporate hostility from the Marriott Hotel Chain to the Right To Keep And Bear Arms EVEN AS THEY BENEFITED FROM THE NRA CONVENTION in Charlotte, NC and presumably made a handsome sum from Convention Bookings.

Now comes the Quality Deer Management Association Banquet in Louisville, KY hosted by the Louisville Marriott in July.

Should hunters and gunowners actively pay good money to a corporation with a publicly demonstrated hostility to the interests and activities of their patrons?

I think not.

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Bambi Is A Pest

Raleigh Constituent visits the new North Carolina Department Of Agriculture website.

Dear John Jacob;

Steve Troxler is a great Agriculture Commissioner and I like his ideas.

But Moose Droppings (CLICK LINK HERE) has found a AgDept. idea that may need some tweaks before it is ready for primetime.

Everyone (outside the Wildlife Commission!) agrees NC wildlife management has reached farcical levels.

Crows can only be shot on Wednesdays,Fridays and Saturdays from June through February. Fox Squirrels from October 12 to December 31, Grey and Red from October 1 to February 13 etc,etc,etc.

So enter Commissioner Troxler with a website to link eager hunters to farmers eager to eliminate nuisance depredation animals from their fields.

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Real Hunting: Revenge Of Bullwinkle The Elk

Fair WARNING! This video is not for everyone. Some profanity. Grotesque imagery. But overall pretty funny.

For those interested what you see is actually partially digested grass, not Elk poop.

So it is not really as grotesque as you might initially think.

Pretty smelly and disgusting though.

The War On Hunters: Take A Picture, Become A Felon

The Constitution’s 1st Amendment is no more sacred to looney left Bolsheviks than any other provision they nitpick to death.

While pornography may be protected in all it’s many facets, pictures of hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities might be subject to criminal fines and penalties sometime in the near future if the Supreme Court so rules in the case of United States of America v. Robert J. Stevens.


Post a Hunting Photo, Go to Jail
By Tracey Taylor, Staff Writer

The Third Circuit struck down a federal law banning “depictions of animal cruelty.” The statute does not ban acts of animal cruelty themselves (and so this case is not about such actions). It bans images of animals being hurt, wounded or killed if the depicted conduct is illegal under federal law or illegal under the state law either (i) where the creation of the depiction occurs, or (ii) where the depiction is sold or possessed. That means that a picture taken of the killing of an animal during a hunt (perfectly lawful where it occurred) could be a federal felony crime if that picture is sold or possessed somewhere in the United States where hunting (or the particular type of hunting, ie, crossbow) is prohibited.

A case to be heard by Supreme Court of the United States might result in felony charges and jail time for any person, outlet or entity that shows or sells depictions of hunting activities.

According to the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), the case of United States of America v. Robert J. Stevens could expose a private gun owner who is shown online with game taken legally in one state to criminal charges in another jurisdiction where taking the game isn’t legal.


Detroit: Urban Hunting

For those who want to supplement their income, urban hunting is the wave of the future.Video at link as well….

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To urban hunter, next meal is scampering by
Detroit retiree, 69, supplements his income by living off the land
Detroit – When selecting the best raccoon carcass for the special holiday roast, both the connoisseur and the curious should remember this simple guideline: Look for the paw.

“The paw is old school,” says Glemie Dean Beasley, a Detroit raccoon hunter and meat salesman. “It lets the customers know it’s not a cat or dog.”

Beasley, a 69-year-old retired truck driver who modestly refers to himself as the Coon Man, supplements his Social Security check with the sale of raccoon carcasses that go for as much $12 and can serve up to four. The pelts, too, are good for coats and hats and fetch up to $10 a hide.


Jim Shockey Muzzleloader Mountain Goat Hunt On Youtube!

Another great Jim Shockey hunt on Youtube. Listen to the old timey musical score from a 1930’s movie dramatize the action. Now them’s there REAL production values. ( Another show with great music is SCI Expedition Safari. Somehow Mike Rogers has not made it to Youtube, but there are some brief clips on the Outdoor Channel Website.)

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In this clip from Outdoor Channel’s ‘Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures’, Jim Shockey hunts tahr on the south island of New Zealand. For more video check out

Lee &Tiffany Lakosky Deer Hunt On Youtube!

It is nice to see some youngsters get their own show! Sure, they are bowhunters, but you can not have everything! Great narrative and production values. Watch early and watch often.

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In this clip from Scent-Lok’s Gettin’ Close, Lee and Tiffany Lakosky hunt whitetail deer in Iowa for 55 straight days! Gettin’ Close can be seen only on Outdoor Channel.