December 9, 2021
A couple years ago, my friend Brady Appleman had tagged a fine buck that he downed while sitting in a nice treestand. It was a buck to be proud of.
That evening, my son, Bob, and Brady were discussing their successes. Bob had also tagged a fine buck that day. Unlike Brady, Bob had not shot the deer from a treestand or while watching a deer crossing. He had pussyfooted through the woods until he had spotted the fine buck. He then steadied his 30.06 on a tree and shot the buck.
A couple days later, Brady and I were talking, and he said, "You know, Rich, Bob hunts deer. Most of us ambush them....