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Tag: mule deer

The Saga of Mr. Pouty Bear (Part 1)

“I don’t remember a dark tree stump there,” I thought, as I glanced right and up a sparse wooded slope in Montana.  I swung some Vortex Viper HD binoculars up and focused the image not more than fifty yards away.  Read More

5 Great Ways to Stalk Whitetail and Mule Deer

What’s the best way to stalk and kill whitetail and mule deer?  The simple answer is whichever way works.  Trouble is, which ones are those?  Here are five great ways to put the sneak on your dinner. Deer, to the Read More

Mule Deer Hunting (Guns, Gear, Tactics for Your Best Mulie)

Half frozen atop a ridge in the Rocky Mountains, something got my attention through the binoculars. Five-hundred yards away, across a thousand-foot deep gully, what I had waited three long, cold hours for grazed in an open patch on a Read More

LocaCarnivore Product Review: Nosler AccuBond Bullets

A bright, blood-orange sun dipped below a fir and ponderosa mantled ridge in Montana’s Blackfoot River country. A tedious, yet picturesque afternoon-long wait had come down to this; fifteen minutes before last legal hunting light and still no deer had Read More

Montana Fights CWD with New Rules (Hunting News)

Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has already devastated deer and elk herds across the American west, mid-west, and south-east.  Montana had, up to now, been spared its ravages.  The state confirmed its first cases in 2017, and has moved with speed Read More

6.5mm Cartridge Fight: 6.5 PRC vs. Its NextGen Competition (LocaCarnivore Expert)

Right now, 6.5mm rifles are hotter than illicit yellow cake Uranium on a Phoenix sidewalk in July. Driven by the long-range shooting cult, American hunters have discovered there are indeed other bore sizes beyond .30 caliber. Never mind European shooters Read More

The .270 Winchester: James Bond in a Brass Suit (The LocaCarnivore Expert)

The .270 Winchester is perhaps the most storied big game hunting cartridge. While the .30-06 Springfield enjoys praise for both the contribution it made to the United States’ military efforts and as a hunting cartridge, the .270, on the other Read More

10 Secrets to Puttin’ the Sneak on Dinner (LocaCarnivore’s How to Hunt Series)

I admit it.  I’m not a Ninja, or a Navy SEAL, or any other such clandestine operative.  So what do I know about sneaking up on anything, let alone hyper-alert game animals?  Turns out, plenty.  Why?  Because I watch the Read More