Smalltown Bucks

Cow Mountain’s First-Timers

Cow Mountain’s First-Timers

By Bill Hanson

A first deer is a memory of a lifetime for more than the young hunter. As first appeared in The Community Voice of Sonoma County, California. From the highway the north end of Cow Mountain is the only green zone east of the 101, save the flat lands of the Ukiah Valley. The recent Mendocino Complex Fires which includes Hopland’s ‘River F...

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If It Feels Right ...
If It Feels Right ...

By William Sawyer

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Study, Hunt, Repeat
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Small Property, Big Results

By Chris Casper

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A Little Help from His Friends
A Little Help from His Friends

By Craig Pondish

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His and Hers
His and Hers

By Stacy Vaccaro

Food plot stand exceeds expectations and maybe saves a relationship. One beautiful, sunny afternoon in October 2018 in Coloma, Wisc., I made the decision to sneak out of work a little early for some stand time. My boyfriend, Wally, and I ha... READ MORE


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