Friday, March 8, 2013

One in a Million

Photo courtesy of Apple Creek Whitetails
Statistically, only one in 1 million dear will ever grow antlers large enough to qualify for the Boone and Crockett record book. (About the same odds as a high school football player making it into the NFL)

Yet, I hear from scores of hunters every year that the next world record whitetail is hanging out in their backyard. This just isn’t so.

Any hunter works hard on developing his skills will become an accomplished hunter, but chances are he’ll never kill a record book buck.

On the other hand, he’ll have one of the most gratifying hunting careers imaginable.

In the end, it’s not the quality of the deer that matters. It’s the quality of the hunt.

1 comment:

  1. Awesome article. The statistic applies to deer that grow their racks organically as opposed to being fed biologic planted crops?