Posts Tagged ‘Deer’

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The sheer unpredictability of hunting

One of the great challenges of hunting, and perhaps the thing that draws so many of us back to the pursuit, is its unpredictability. There is almost nothing you can guarantee when it comes to the pursuit of a truly wild animal…

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6 Deer hunting reminders to keep in your sights

As rifle season opens for deer hunters across the province, visions of venison steaks and stews can start to make the mind wander. Before you head to camp or pull the trigger, glance over these safety tips and regulation reminders to keep yourself focused, safe, and within the rules.

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Tree stand placement basics

A tree stand is one of the bowhunter’s most important tools. Sit quietly in one that is in the right place and you’ll see deer and have shot opportunities. Place one thoughtlessly and you’ll enjoy nothing but solitude.

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Deer disease detected in Ontario for first time

The infectious epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) has been detected in two whitetail deer from the London area, according to the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative (CWHC). This news was confirmed yesterday by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF).

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Moment of hunting reverence

Taking an animal’s life is no small thing. It is an act as irreversible as it is absolute… How can you not show reverence?

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A buck hunt that worked

I stopped dead, and stared at the deer. It was a buck with the curl of its golden antlers visible. It had locked onto my position, but I didn’t move a muscle…

Shawn Silver
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Photo Friday Winner – December 23, 2016

Congratulations to our Photo Friday winner this week, Shawn Silver of Haliburton!

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OOD’s 10 most popular articles in 2016

We thought it would be fun to take a look back at what piqued your interest this year. Here are the ten most viewed articles on oodmag.com over 2016:

Madeleine Baker
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Photo Friday Winner – December 16, 2016

Congratulations to our Photo Friday winner this week, Madeleine Baker of Minden!