Harry Daisey’s Backyard Buck
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Most hunters spend their time chasing nickels rolling down the street and never see the diamonds under their feet. Backyards aren’t supposed to be sanctuaries for big bucks. Everyone assumes you must get well away from your home to find an older-age-class buck to hunt. But Harry Daisey of Seaford, Delaware, discovered the diamond under his feet in his own backyard in the form of a huge 11 pointer.
“I was walking my dogs in my backyard in 2012 when they jumped a bunch of does with one big buck that had antlers out past his ears,” Harry Daisey from Seaford, Delaware, recalls. About a half hour later, Daisey’s dogs jumped another deer in nearly the same place. Daisey then decided to put trail cameras out in the woods at the back of his house where the deer had run out of his neighbor’s property with its pine thicket onto the next neighbor’s land. Daisey eventually leased both properties for hunting – a total of 21 acres – assuming that the bucks and the does were bedding in the 15 acres of pines and feeding in a 6-acre strip …Read the Rest