Finding Wounded Deer

A Comprehensive Guide to Tracking Deer Shot with Bow or Gun

About The Book

Although all hunters strive to make clean kills, sometimes that doesn’t happen. And when a deer has been hit and runs off, it’s every hunter’s obligation to do his best to find it. In this book, author John Trout gives hunters all the information and tools they will need to track down a wounded deer in any situation. Here you will find research and information on recognizing deer trails, identifying various types of wounds, reading sign in snow, mud, and hard ground, and understanding the behavior of wounded deer. With photographs, informational charts, and diagrams, hunters can learn about the intricacies of deer anatomy and wounds so they can become accomplished trackers. Accounts of real tracking events and a handy reference guide ensure that Finding Wounded Deer is a useful tool for all deer hunters.   
Chapters include:

  • Wounded Deer Realities
  • Deer Hair Identification
  • Blood Trails
  • Cardiorespiratory Wounds
  • Arterial Wounds
  • Last-Ditch Recovery Tactics
  • Analyzing the Shot
  • Deer Anatomy
  • Tracking Factors
  • Abdominal Wounds
  • Muscular/Skeletal Wounds

Product Details

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (November 13, 2012)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781620879092

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