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Rodd's Ramblings: Deer hunt is about more than venison


November 29, 2019

Another Minnesota firearms deer season has come and gone, and while some hunters enjoyed a bountiful harvest, others, like me, left 2019 in the rearview without adding any venison to their freezers.

The fact that I was unable to harvest a deer this year did not diminish the overall experience and just solidified the reasons those of us who like to deer hunt do what we do.

At least four or five times this past week I was asked by non-hunters why I hunt. What is it that makes it appealing to go and sit in bad weather in a deer stand? Fair question, but in the end I am not sure if there is a...

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