Hunt and Gather: Venison Pastitsio and Crabapple Nut Bread

Hunt and Gather: Venison Pastitsio and Crabapple Nut Bread

For a fortnight last October, the most exciting pattern I experienced involved a steady stream of deer coming to scarf up fruit under a pear tree. Setting up nearby, I ended up killing two fine does with my crossbow, plus gained the pleasure of several times watching two 1½-year-old bucks sparring in the tree’s vicinity.  If you haven’t considered pear trees as possibilities for food plots, then maybe you should, says QDMA member Benny Hallman whose family operates Hallman Farms in South... read more

by Elaine and Bruce Ingram on July 28, 2014 0 Comments

QDMA Poll

A poacher is caught shooting deer from a public road, at night, on lands where they do not have permission to hunt. In your opinion, what is a reasonable fine for this offense?