Gunpowder and Graphite

Monthly Archives: December 2013

     A few weeks ago I was in a Dick’s Sporting Goods and noticed that, while the ammo shelves were not as well stocked as they were a few years ago, there was a greater quantity and variety than last year. I surmised that the increase in the ammunition supply has been the result of two things. First, ammunition manufacturers had taken measures to increase production early on and second, gun owners… Read More

     The extended Thanksgiving weekend was my final opportunity to shoot another deer during New York State’s regular season. I put in a three hour hunt Thanksgiving morning under cold conditions (daytime high in the mid-20s) and intermittent snow flurries, during which I saw one deer, a small doe, which spend approximately 10 minutes within easy gun range. Had I not filled my one and only doe tag on opening day I… Read More