The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters

A Tale of Three Whitetails

The 2018-2019 season would prove to be a special one for me, my wife, Neva, and my son, Randall. Randall was engaged in 2018, and Andrea, my soon-to-be daughter-in-law was fond of our ranch and showed some interest in hunting. Like many newcomers to hunting, she was not too excited about getting up before daylight and trekking to a dark deer stand. But I did manage to get her out of bed on at least one chilly morning to go watch a few does, a four-point, and a young eight-point.

Andrea had become proficient with one of my rifles. Her favorite was a heavy barreled varmint rifle in .22-250. A very heavy rifle in a light caliber is easy on a new shooter. I was worried about it being too small for whitetail in the hands of a shooter who would be shooting at her

Vous lisez un aperçu, inscrivez-vous pour en lire plus.

Plus de The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters

The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters5 min de lecture
Conservation vs. Contraception: Part I
Contraception for wildlife has a long and controversial history. Some groups have always seen it as a magic bullet that will allow them to rid the world of hunters, while others see it as a threat to the most successful system of wildlife conservatio
The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters5 min de lecture
Choosing A New Bow
My daughter, Emma Ray, is growing fast. At 12 years old, she’s over 5 feet tall and strong for her age. Her old bow’s draw length was too short and the bow limbs were maxed out. She was ready for her first “real” bow. So, I did the research, consulte
The Journal of the Texas Trophy Hunters4 min de lecture
South Texas Double
After the holidays when all friends and family have left, my better half, Teri, and I love to head down to South Texas to spend some quality time in the deer stand, hunting the elusive whitetail deer. As many other Texans do, we load up the truck and