Deer removal all in a day’s work in Maryland

  State Farm Insurance estimates there are at least 30,000 times each year that a vehicle driven in Maryland strikes a deer, according to Brian Eyler of the Maryland Wildlife & Heritage Service. Maryland has the 14th highest risk among states for striking a deer. West Virginia is No. 1 and Pennsylvania ranks fifth. SomeContinue reading “Deer removal all in a day’s work in Maryland”

America’s Pest Problem: It’s Time to Cull the Herd

  From Time Magazine (of all places!) Excerpt: Faced with an outbreak of lyme disease and rising deer-related car accidents, the city council of Durham, N.C., authorized bow hunting inside city limits in November. Authorities in San Jose, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley, voted to allow hunting wild pigs within that city in October.Continue reading “America’s Pest Problem: It’s Time to Cull the Herd”

My European Mount – How I did it

Last season (2012-2013) I created a European Mount from a buck I took that December. After some research on the web and a discussion with my deer processor, I jumped in with both feet.  I did not bleach the skull, but used Elmer’s glue as a protective coat – a tip I learned from readingContinue reading “My European Mount – How I did it”