Tag Archives: deer hunting

The Value of Access

[Note: The following was first published in the January 2013 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2013 Don H. Meredith One of the first economic models you learn, probably in grade school, is that of “supply and demand” where the price of … Continue reading

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The Radio Buck

[Note: The following was first published in the November 2012 Alberta Outdoorsmen.] Copyright © 2012 Don H. Meredith “Don,” crackled the walkie-talkie in my pocket, “there’s a muley buck just crossing the fence west of you. I think you can … Continue reading

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Camp

2009 Hunting Diary—Day 2 When you are going out to spend a week in the bush, you need to have a good camp from which to base your operations. On a Saturday morning in October, our elk hunting group of … Continue reading

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Wayward Moose

Yesterday, it was cold (-18C, 0F) and a skiff of snow had fallen overnight. The light wind was out of the east, so I headed to an area that hunts well with that wind. Of course, at that temperature, windchill … Continue reading

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Your identity, please.

I went out for my second day of deer hunting, yesterday. The wind was down to 15 to 20 km/h, out of the west and southwest. I got to one of my favorite spots and began my slow, tedious, still … Continue reading

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Why I dislike hunting in high winds

(Note: if you have an issue with hunting, i.e., you don’t like it and think it cruel and generally anti-environmental, I invite you to read my series of articles, Why Hunt?) Today, I was going to go do some deer … Continue reading

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