"In a moment of temporary insanity I asked a former show guest who I knew hunted (Rodale had challenged him to live off only his garden for a month, which he could supplement with his frozen deer meat) if I could accompany him on a hunting outing.
"I have a little Stihl MS 210 with a 16" bar. Works great however I wish the chains had a couple more teeth. Sharpen the chains on the saw and only by hand. I've had a lot of practice at this as I worked as a landscaper for 8 years and we…"
"Vendetta, I'm glad you have an interest in hunting!
So as for how to get into deer hunting, The first thing I would do is visit your states DNR or Game and fish website. They are usually categorized and fairly easy to navigate.…"
"Your local DNR will have a lot of recommendations on where to hunt legally, and what the local regulations are regarding guns (some places have specific restrictions on caliber, as well as when you can hunt). Distance and terrain will be a factor in…"
"--Vendetta, I suggest you dig through a few years worth of the early autumn/autumn months editions of Field & Stream and Outdoor Life magazines. Lots of stuff for the neophyte or just anyone who wants basic information on deer hunting."
It seems to me that not many men on the board are discussing the finer points of hunting, it's equipment or tactics. Why is this? There are so many facets of the sport that are considered quintessentially manly, yet I don't believe it is getting adequate coverage. So I propose this be a post dedicated to answering questions or concerns about hunting or gear that any of you might have. If I don't know the answer I will attempt to find it.
"The SEAL died because that's what SEALs train to do. Literally. They're idiots who kill themselves in training on purpose. Beyond that, I don't take anyone seriously who cries "blameshifting" on a successful mission.
"I grew up in the country like many of you and peeing outside wasn't a big deal. I live in an apartment now. We are looking for a house in town. I can't believe the city and neighborhood rules in some of these places. Neighbors will call…"
"I grew up in the country, so to me it was always a normal thing. When my brothers, cousins and I were younger we would have contests to see who could pee the farthest. Just beware when it's windy out!"
"I disagree with number seven. Men are aggressive by nature and while it isn't always needed, it's a valid way for men to settle problems. To quote Navy SEAL Ryan Job, "Despite what your momma told you, violence does solve…"