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Field Notes

Deer Crew Diaries may go on hiatus in the summer and fall but that doesn’t mean the field techs do. […]

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Synchronous Serendipity

While we have put the topic of fawn predation to bed on this blog, it’s still shows up. A recent […]

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Oh what a beautiful morning…

October is upon us and love is in the air. But I’m not talking about deer. Today is the first […]

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Two Bucks, Three Years

This week I have 2 different bucks we tracked for 3 years. That means these bucks were at least 2.5 […]

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Same Thing, Different Year?

We have shown a lot of movies of deer movements. Our most famous deer died outside his home range at […]

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A New Podcast Interview

Jeremy Gillespie of Going 4 Broke Outdoors interviewed me for Episode 5 of his podcast. Jeremy asked a lot of […]

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Phase IV- A fool’s errand

Duane’s COVID summer project centered around rats in the barn but it’s not hard to see the parallels to deer […]

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Phase III – What every story needs

When we embarked on this COVID summer project, we had no idea what an epic adventure it would become.  Harry […]

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Phase II – A Repeating Trap

After watching Mousetrap Monday videos for a week or so, I finally settled on the second tool I was going […]

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A man, A plan, A rat

For any task you need a clear objective – Kill all the rats. Check. There are 3 key elements required […]

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Diminishing Returns

To say this year has looked a bit different is an understatement. COVID-19 has put the kibosh on most of […]

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Peeing your pants

Peeing is a part of life. Aside from the biological function of removing waste products from the body and providing […]

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