Tag Archives: hunting

“The Phantom Buck”…A poem for deer hunters

My mother, Beverly VanBuren wrote this poem for me back in the 1980’s when I was a young gunner. I loved it so much that memorized it, and to this day can recall it with ease, and as I recall the words, I can see the images, as if from a movie in my mind… […]

Killer skunk

A short while ago I shared some tips on how I have dealt with problem skunks.  I had mentioned them to be pretty docile, and said that to the best of my knowledge I had never lost any chickens to them.  That all changed a few hours after I had gone to bed last night. […]

Memories of hunting with a dog named Sierra – “The Duck Call”

I got up at 6:00 am yesterday morning, and apparently there was some truth after all to the blood moon heralding in the “END OF TIMES!!!”  because there was the sound of non stop gunfire coming from the direction of Newport…either that, or it was the opening day of duck hunting season, 2015, and the […]