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By John Trout

Although all hunters attempt to make fresh kills, occasionally that doesn’t ensue. And whilst a deer has been hit and runs off, it’s each hunter’s legal responsibility to do his top to discover it. during this e-book, writer John Trout provides hunters all of the details and instruments they are going to have to tune down a wounded deer in any scenario. the following you will discover learn and knowledge on spotting deer trails, opting for quite a few varieties of wounds, studying sign up snow, dust, and tough floor, and realizing the habit of wounded deer. With pictures, informational charts, and diagrams, hunters can find out about the intricacies of deer anatomy and wounds to allow them to develop into finished trackers. bills of actual monitoring occasions and a convenient reference advisor make sure that Finding Wounded Deer is an invaluable software for all deer hunters.   

Chapters include:

  • Wounded Deer Realities
  • Deer Hair Identification
  • Blood Trails
  • Cardiorespiratory Wounds
  • Arterial Wounds
  • Last-Ditch restoration Tactics
  • Analyzing the Shot
  • Deer Anatomy
  • Tracking Factors
  • Abdominal Wounds
  • Muscular/Skeletal Wounds

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Sample text

The more we know about the subject of tracking deer, the better we are prepared to stand up to the antis and activists, the better ethics we will practice, the better shots we will take, and the more deer we will recover. A bowhunting instructor in Iowa once told me that we must continue educational practices about shooting and tracking deer. He based his opinion on how little some hunters know about whitetail anatomy. One student, who viewed a large illustration of a white-tailed buck, was asked to point out the location of the animal's heart.

There are Kate and Peter Fiduccia, who supported this book and inspired me to write the text that follows; numerous magazine editors and publishers who have had the courage to publish blood-trailing articles I have written; and those groups and organizations which allowed me to speak on the subject of tracking wounded deer at their events. S. Dept. of Agriculture, for his comments. This qualified specialist sacrificed his busy time to make this a better book. My good friend Larry Smail provided many of the illustrations in this book.

Losing my first whitetail shot with bow and arrow was almost more than I could bear. It was frustrating, humiliating, heartbreaking and, well, you get the picture. Nevertheless, something good came out of this tracking endeavor. You see, from that day on I became obsessed with learning everything about the behavior and the recovery of wounded deer. I would make it a point to assist friends when tracking their deer, jumping at the chance to discover facts we knew little about. Fortunately, today we know far more than we knew back then.

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