The Daily, Thoughts

A tribute to Max Donovan

Some 55 years ago, my long-time mentor — Max Donovan of Clio, Michigan — took pity on the scrawny blond-haired kid with bent hornrim glasses, and took me north to…

The Daily, The Woods

Hunting Pre-Rut Bucks

Pre-rut deer are like a walking billboard. They advertise themselves in many ways, and savvy hunters may want to bone up on some of the pertinent data that bucks leave…

Book Reviews

Crossbow Hunting by William Hovey Smith

Crossbow hunting has taken the hunting world by storm, and whether some sportsmen love or detest it, is immaterial. Those who argue against crossbow hunting often lean toward traditional archery’s…

The Daily, The Woods

Counting Coup On A Buck

It was a blistering hot day in western North Dakota as I hunted antelope with a bow several years ago. The ground was dry as a bone, and there was…