I know I’ve been writing rather chronologically, but the whole purpose of writing these is to best capture the memories to share down the line with others . So, I wanted to share with you some highlights from this past deer season in a memorable year.

Despite my love for…

Like most kids, freshwater fishing for me started out with one of those black Zebko “Spin Cast” reels that had the white button . Now this style of fishing reel was surely created by a father, who after suffering countless hours of untangling the knots and removing the hooks from…

If you think this story will lead to some sentimental, soul-changing experience with me praying over a dead animal and reminising over the taking of a life…I don’t think that’s where we’re gonna go, but lets take that walk anyway….I do eventually get there.

Not only was my first kill…

So where does it all begin for a deer hunter?…for many I suspect we can listen to romantic stories of growing up at “deer camp” and opening days by dad’s side…but that’s not how it happened for me.

Given my dad was a cop, guns were always in the mix…

Reynal Park, White Plains, my house was on the on the east side of the road on the west…”the woods” to the west, and east.
Reynal Park and “The Woods”

I grew up in White Plains , an inner suburb of NYC, in a neighborhood called Reynal Park. In the seventies in White Plains, you’re neighborhood really was your “hood”….there are about two dozen or so “hoods” in White Plains, and the “Reynal Park Boys”, weren’t really known for being…

As I pondered, and delayed starting my first blog, I wondered what may be behind the delay in just getting started?…I thought of authors who experience “writers block” , is that just their “failure to launch”? a fear of failure you can avoid if you never start? …

Brian Lundin

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