“Well Hidden”

“Snapshot Saturday”

A traditional woodsman sitting in the tangle from a broken-down apple tree.

The hired hunter for a North West Company trading post sat in the tangle left when a windstorm broke apart a wild apple tree. Old Northwest Territory, near the headwaters of the River Raisin, in the Year of our Lord, 1797…

A deer's view of the hunter hiding in the wild apple tree.

A white-tailed deer’s eyes do not detect red tones. This image reflects what the deer sees. A common question at the outdoor shows is, “Don’t the deer see you, because you don’t wear camouflage clothing?” These two pictures illustrate what other hunters see versus what the deer sees. Remaining motionless is the key to success for traditional black powder hunters, not clothing patterns…

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