WHITETAIL LEDGER

In the Neale family, there are just a few holidays that matter: Resurrection Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the Opening Weekend of Whitetail Firearm Season. It is time with my family and time in the woods that I have come to cherish. Read more here…

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hitetail hunting is where it all began for me. Hunter’s Education at the VFW and my first stay at deer camp with the men in the family. My first year I put down a button buck while my dad snoozed on a bed of dead oak leaves. While I haven’t killed a deer every year, I’ve never missed a season.

Date Method Deer Seen Deer Shot Deer Retrieved Sex Yield
11/2/2019 Archery 3 0 0 n/a n/a
11/16/2019 Rifle 1 0 0 n/a n/a
11/17/2019 Rifle 8 0 0 n/a n/a
11/19/2019 Rifle 2 0 0 n/a n/a
11/26/2019 Rifle 5 1 1 F 464 oz
Totals 19 1 1 464 oz
Date Weather Temperature Start of Hunt Miles in Travel Time Hunting Total Time Yield/Time
11/2/2019 Fair 36 F 7:09 AM 24 1:25:00 2:05:00 n/a
11/16/2019 Fair 56 F 6:29 AM 77 7:36:00 8:57:00 n/a
11/17/2019 Cloudy 53 F 6:28 AM 77 7:12:00 8:33:00 n/a
11/19/2019 Fair 51 F 2:05 PM 24 3:22:00 3:42:00 n/a
11/26/2019 Rainy 64 F 11:56 AM 121 4:09:00 8:13:00 .94oz/Min
Ancillary
Totals 323 23:44:00 31:30:00 .25oz/Min
Ancillary

Date Location Ownership Shots Fired Ammunition Cost Other Cost Total Cost Cost/Yield
11/2/2019 Greene County Private 1 $0.00 $6.60 $6.60 n/a
11/16/2019 St. Clair County Private 0 $0.00 $44.66 $44.66 n/a
11/17/2019 St. Clair County Private 0 $0.00 $44.66 $44.66 n/a
11/19/2019 Greene County Private 0 $0.00 $13.20 $13.20 n/a
11/26/2019 Christian County Private 1 $2.26 $2.15 $4.41
Ancillary 3 $6.78 $41 $47.78 n/a
Totals $9.04 $152.27 $161.31

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