Charles Alsheimer Obituary

Obituary of Charles Alsheimer Charles J. Alsheimer, 70, of Avoca, New York, passed away Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Arnot Ogden Medical Center in Elmira.  Charlie was born in Bath, New York, on May 1, 1947, the son of the late Charles H. and Eleanor (Rose) Alsheimer.  On April 22, 1972, he married Carla...

God Be With You, Charlie Alsheimer

It’s been 17 hours since I’ve heard the news that Charles Alsheimer left this world to be his Creator, and I’m struggling to breathe, much less type these words. Charlie, as he preferred to be called, was more than an expert on white-tailed deer behavior. He was more than the world’s most renowned deer...

Remembering Charles Alsheimer

It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we report the sudden passing of longtime Deer & Deer Hunting Senior Field Editor Charles J. Alsheimer of Bath, N.Y. He was 70. Charlie was not only our longest-tenured contributor (since 1979), he was a very dear friend to everyone on our staff. His insights...

Charles Alsheimer: Why I Do It

Thirty-seven years ago I set out on a journey that even I could not comprehend. My story truly is a blessing scripted from above. In the spring of 1979 my wife and I had to make a decision. Was I going to remain in the corporate sales and marketing profession, or would I move...

Alsheimer: Deer Get Through Winter by Browsing Natural Foods

Winter takes a heavy toll on the white-tailed deer, especially in the snow belts of North America. North of the 38th latitude (Virginia north), food can be tough to come by, especially if food plots and agriculture crops are not available. In such settings, whitetails must rely heavily on natural foods. In my area...