11/17/2012. Opening day of gun season in NY's southern tier. Took a nice-bodied 6-point buck at 7:45 a.m. in 7J (Onondaga County). Shot from a ground blind with a scoped Mossberg 500 12 gauge shooting Federal Barnes Expanders. 40 yards.
11/20/2012. Filled one of my doe tags just before noon in 7M (Cortland County). Shot from a tower stand with a scoped Remington 700 in .243 shooting 100 grain Remington Core-Lokts. 50 yards.
Gun opens here in PA on Monday.
Cogito, ergo armatus sum.