“They running yet?” I questioned.   A snicker and then a laugh was the response I got from Chris Treiber who handles the hunts on Sandstone Mountain Ranch near Llano, Texas. “I know you’ve been in Africa for several weeks, but we’re still about four and a half months away from when whitetails will start responding to rattling horns! You getting a little anxious aren’t you!”

“It appears based on the number of fawns I’m seeing we’re going to have to take a serious look at the number of does we take this fall. Nearly every doe I’ve seen in the last couple of weeks has twins.” Said the rancher I was visiting with only a few miles from my home in Southwest Texas. “We’ve had ideal rains this year. They came at the right time to produce a lot of good vegetation. Has really helped in two ways, one to provide excellent weed…