This is an excerpt from Dan Schmidt’s article in the August issue of Deer & Deer Hunting. On sale at newsstands beginning May 29.
Unseasonably warm weather typically shuts down deer activity completely. Our editor found an exception to this rule when he chased Bluegrass whitetails last October.
It was one of those moments a bow-hunter loves to suffer.
The knot in my throat is making it so difficult to breathe that I think I might pass out. My mouth is wide open behind the sweat-soaked face mask, and my uncontrollable panting is causing drool to form at the corners of my lips.