Put The Hunt back into Deer Hunting

Put The HUNT back into Deer Hunting

By: Rod Grimme

I started gun deer hunting in Wisconsin at age twelve in 1984.  It was the most exciting time of the year.  I looked forward to the oncoming season much like that of the coming of Christmas morning in my earlier years.  As the seasons passed and I grew older, my excitement and anticipation dwindled even though this was during the years of population booms and successful hunts.  The enthusiasm faded for gun hunting but returned as I became enamored with bowhunting.   I enjoyed the tranquility of the woods and the skills and patience needed to kill a buck.  The thought of heading to central Wisconsin for the opening weekend barrage of bullets and heading back Sunday night no longer held as much appeal. Continue Reading