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Whitetail Deer
Contributors to this thread:
Pat Lefemine 31-Jan-22
DanaC 31-Jan-22
Scrappy 31-Jan-22
Huntiam 31-Jan-22
timex 31-Jan-22
TonyBear 31-Jan-22
sticksender 31-Jan-22
Missouribreaks 31-Jan-22
DRR324 31-Jan-22
Nick Muche 31-Jan-22
Live2Hunt 31-Jan-22
Aluminum Rain 31-Jan-22
drycreek 31-Jan-22
loesshillsarcher 31-Jan-22
DanaC 31-Jan-22
SBH 31-Jan-22
DanaC 31-Jan-22
APauls 31-Jan-22
Ambush 31-Jan-22
[email protected] 31-Jan-22
Jaquomo 31-Jan-22
Joey Ward 31-Jan-22
[email protected] 31-Jan-22
t-roy 31-Jan-22
[email protected] 31-Jan-22
orionsbrother 31-Jan-22
Nick Muche 31-Jan-22
orionsbrother 31-Jan-22
orionsbrother 31-Jan-22
Grey Ghost 31-Jan-22
Live2Hunt 31-Jan-22
Squash 31-Jan-22
Eagle_eye_Andy 31-Jan-22
drycreek 31-Jan-22
TD 31-Jan-22
Whatthefoc 31-Jan-22
Matt 31-Jan-22
midwest 31-Jan-22
Mint 31-Jan-22
Zbone 31-Jan-22
Wirehair 31-Jan-22
Beendare 01-Feb-22
billygoat 01-Feb-22
Beendare 01-Feb-22
DanaC 01-Feb-22
JL 01-Feb-22
JL 01-Feb-22
TD 01-Feb-22
TD 01-Feb-22
Beendare 01-Feb-22
From: Pat Lefemine
31-Jan-22

Pat Lefemine's embedded Photo
Photo used by Fox on a story about whitetail harvest record in 2021
Pat Lefemine's embedded Photo
Photo used by Fox on a story about whitetail harvest record in 2021

Pat Lefemine's Link
It’s their deer stories. The supporting photos show elk, stags, and whatever this freak is above.

Surely someone at Fox News can find them a photo of an actual whitetail deer? Hell, I bet even fake news CNN can get this detail correct!

From: DanaC
31-Jan-22
Ah yes, the rare Polynesian Spindle-head Deer. This one is a real trophy, probably make Boone & Young!

From: Scrappy
31-Jan-22

Scrappy's embedded Photo
Scrappy's embedded Photo
Same story, they seem to use this pic just about everytime.

From: Huntiam
31-Jan-22
Ha what dumbshits and yet most of America are hanging on their every word

From: timex
31-Jan-22
Yall can have it all. I still use the good old fashioned antenna on my roof. The 6 pm news & a little common sense is all that I need

From: TonyBear
31-Jan-22
About 70-75 species and sub-species of deer around the world but we don't have that many in the US. If they can't get this right guess on how many other subjects they screw it up??

From: sticksender
31-Jan-22
Roe buck.

The media and Hollywood always struggle with wild game ID. Recall Deniro's character in "The Deer Hunter", where one hunt scene alternates from a muley to elk to red stag. Set against the scenic backdrop of the "Rocky Mountains of Pennsylvania".

31-Jan-22
IMO, the article itself was worthless anyway.

From: DRR324
31-Jan-22
I agree Pat, same stupid stag pic for any "deer" related story. Just read it this morning and that was my first thought, NOT A DEER.

From: Nick Muche
31-Jan-22
Yep, a Roe Buck, pretty fun to hunt them too! Was able to shoot a few in Slovenia.

From: Live2Hunt
31-Jan-22
LOL, yes, the Deerhunter is one of the biggies!!! See it all the time from the Hollywood dumbasses and Network TV.

31-Jan-22
Just imagine how much else they get wrong.

From: drycreek
31-Jan-22
I believe TBM called folks like that “concrete walkers”. There’s lots of stuff that they don’t know about the outdoors and even the world on the other side of that camera lens. On the other hand, I don’t know chit about NYC, except that I never want to go there. It evens out.

31-Jan-22
Dances with Wolves has sandhill cranes flying over with goose sounds

From: DanaC
31-Jan-22
The geese wanted more money, cranes worked for scale.

From: SBH
31-Jan-22
All media does that. It's crazy no one that works there says....hey, um wait a minute.... Movies are terrible about it too.

From: DanaC
31-Jan-22
Some movies actually get it right. 'News' media, not so often.

From: APauls
31-Jan-22
There is no such thing as a great news station. FACT.

31-Jan-22
The Deer Hunter. They show a European stag in mountains twice the height of Pennsylvanian hills.

From: Ambush
31-Jan-22
Don't worry, Joy Reid will be along to correct them. It's obviously a Racist deer.

31-Jan-22
That's a helluva roe buck!

From: Jaquomo
31-Jan-22
Even in CO people can't figure it out. Denver Post had an article about "mountain goats" with a photo of a bunch of bighorn ewes licking salt beside the road.

Some guy came to my house to buy an item and pointed at a big muley mount and said, "thats a nice longhorned sheep"

From: Joey Ward
31-Jan-22
Looks like one of those deers from Maryland. Sitka, I think.....supposedly, makes great clothing for the hunters.

I just don't see it.

31-Jan-22
The deer pics bug me but I get they are likely urban interns picking them. The massive amount of typos isn't as easy to excuse. They should be as good as anyone with writing but there are constant spelling and typo mistakes.

From: t-roy
31-Jan-22
It’s not just the media that don’t have a clue. I’ve had non hunting relatives or friends come to the house, and they’ll point at my caribou and ask if that’s an elk, or some similar mixup like that. They aren’t stupid, it just not in their wheelhouse, but they’re also not in the media, either! I know it’s a stretch, but It’s kinda their jobs for the media to get their facts straight.

31-Jan-22

Altitude Sickness 's embedded Photo
Altitude Sickness 's embedded Photo
Robert DiNuto aiming at a Pennsylvania whitetail in the movie the Deer Hunter.

31-Jan-22
AS I remember that I think it was red stag

31-Jan-22
I think the mountain scenes were in Washington state near the BC border. Not sure how they let go a red stag in Washington. Or added a scene from New Zealand. I always liked that scene. they drive out of a Pennsylvania town and next thing you know there in 12,000 foot peaks

31-Jan-22
But... the real question is how would they do with Mexican birds?

From: Nick Muche
31-Jan-22
They'd probably mess that up too, Orion!

31-Jan-22
Perhaps you guys could consult with them. Make a few “bucks” identity a few bucks and “buck” up the bird identification!

31-Jan-22
I, myself, would love to see you on the screen answering inquiries about the big game you “catch”.

From: Grey Ghost
31-Jan-22
A few years ago, I stopped into a Sports Clips for a hair cut while on vacation in Florida. The young tattooed lady who cut my hair was friendly, but not the sharpest knife in the drawer. She seemed intrigued when I told her I was from Colorado, and was an avid big game hunter. At one point she asked me, "Are the males the elks, and are the females the deers?" I decided to change the subject to tattoos.

Matt

From: Live2Hunt
31-Jan-22
And yet another captain obvious story. It seems that Sweden is trying to figure out why bears are killing so many moose and caribou calves. The story reads like it isn't normal? WTF, really people??

From: Squash
31-Jan-22
How about the Hartford Insurance Ads ? Shows a red stag or bull elk and they call it the Hartford buck.

31-Jan-22
At first glance I thought it was the mysterious Connecticut whitetail...

From: drycreek
31-Jan-22
In the movies it’s no different. I’ve watched damn near ever western ever made and it pains me to see those “cowboys” driving those Herefords out of the S Texas brush supposedly right after the War of Northern Aggression. ( I just put that last in there to piss those off that reside N of the Mason-Dixon line). :-) Just kidding, just kidding ……

From: TD
31-Jan-22
t-roy..... "but It’s kinda their jobs for the media to get their facts straight."

ROTFLMAO! good one..... made my monday already.... heheheheh....

From: Whatthefoc
31-Jan-22
It’s a good thing that the ignorance of media and Hollywood is confined to misidentification of wildlife species. Can you imagine if they handled guns on a movie set? That could REALLY go wrong.

31-Jan-22
^^^ good one!!

From: Matt
31-Jan-22
Cringy-worthy, but not at the top of the list of issues at Fox.

From: midwest
31-Jan-22
City people...eye roll.

From: Mint
31-Jan-22
Fox News readers care more about the written word while CNN & MSNBC readers just look at the pictures I guess.

But you know someone was told to get a picture or two of a deer and the site where they buy the photo use from had both pictures listed under deer.

From: Zbone
31-Jan-22
Another one that gets me ruining the movie "Revenant" with their animal graphic imaging (think that's what it's called) scenes... Sux...

"Ghost in the Darkness" lions too...

From: Wirehair
31-Jan-22
Went along on an antelope hunt in Nevada once. Only one of three of us had a tag. It was more of a party in the desert, the hunt was an excuse to be there. Opening morning we all set out to find some antelope. Not much was seen bye two of us. But, the other guy, who, hadn’t done a whole lotta hunting. Bragged about all the huge antelope he saw! Big, sweeping horns on em! Just stood and watched him drive bye on his quad. We ate lunch at a bar that afternoon, and my buddy said, I bet that’s what so and so saw today, pointing at a picture of a bunch of California Bighorn sheep ewes. The next day we rode up to the sweet spot and that’s what they were. Ha.

From: Beendare
01-Feb-22
The quality of Journalism has gone steadily downhill in my lifetime. Networks are increasingly playing partisan politics, another negative and FOX is no different.

Fox is not the worst by a longshot. Check CNN and MSNBC and you won’t see the free flowing influx of migrants and drugs coming in along the mexican border. Recently they confiscated enough Fentanyl to kill everyone in the US…or the bussing and flying of these unvaxxed immigrants around the country, etc.

On CNN you dont see; The many Police Officers getting ambushed. The car jackings The massive crime wave sweeping all of the Dem run big cities The growing homeless crisis affecting big cities where the Dem admins keep throwing Billions at the problem and its just getting worse.

News networks are an important check and balance in our system…and many partisan networks are just giving these politicians a free pass.

From: billygoat
01-Feb-22
Every time I had 1st-hand knowledge of something that made the news, the news, local or national has missed some relevant point, or gotten it so wrong they shouldn't have bothered running the piece. Doesn't even have to be some left/right slant thing. I think the reporter's hair/makeup/wardrobe is the highest priority.

From: Beendare
01-Feb-22
Interesting update on partisan news media today as the tide may be turning.

The NYT has been in bed with the Democrats for years but now they are suing the Biden administration for information on family dealings - and specifically Hunter- in Eastern Europe.

The white house reply:

“While the request was sent in December 2021, the Biden Administration told the Times that the soonest that it could possibly turn over the information is April 15, 2023. That is after the mid-term elections.”

This story could be a bit awkward for the White House staff.

When the New York Times Ken Vogel wrote about Hunter Biden’s dealings as a potential “significant liability,” Biden officials viciously attacked him while others suggested that he was a pawn of Russian or Trump disinformation.

From: DanaC
01-Feb-22
Bruce, do you have a link to that story? Thanks

From: JL
01-Feb-22

JL's Link
Good story but FNC should give credit to some of the folks who carried the rating for them for many years. Greta, Bill O', etc.

''Media Published 10 mins ago

Fox News becomes first cable news network to finish No. 1 for 20 straight years with dominant start to 2022"

More deserving news....

"Fox News became the No.1 cable news network among total viewers in wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks in January 2002 and has remained No. 1 ever since, keeping the top spot for two decades.

Fox News finished January by crushing CNN and MSNBC viewership combined among both total day and primetime viewers for the sixth straight month. Fox News was also the only cable news network to show year-over-year viewership growth, while MSNBC and CNN both had enormous declines, shedding nearly three quarters of their audiences apiece."

From: JL
01-Feb-22

JL's Link
Cool news but FNC neglects to give credit to the people along the way that carried the ratings for them for many years. Greta, Bill O', etc......

"Media Published 10 mins ago

Fox News becomes first cable news network to finish No. 1 for 20 straight years with dominant start to 2022"

From: TD
01-Feb-22
Trigger warning: Opinion follows that has like.... lots of words.....

What "news" people have become is actors auditioning for a movie role. More and more just talking heads. They actually see themselves as living some movie and they are the star. It's the chase for fame and money. Sports people who actually hate sports and athletes are auditioning to be news people.... and so on.....

What is very interesting is how fast things are changing WRT the internet, podcasts, channels and such. Broadcast is fading fast, yuge clumsy orgs with massive budgets. Being outworked and "scooped" by fast moving independents working on tiny fractions of a bootstrap budget... who are doing the work they love that the superstars used to. And in many cases now have access to reach as many or more people than the establishment. If all one watches is broadcast..... broadcast is 100% state/global corp propaganda. Cable/satellite is falling like a brick. "Cable" is being used more for internet and streaming than as a box with tv channels. The flat screen on the wall essentially a recliner laptop with a giant screen. We canceled out Dish a few years ago. Never missed it, stream what we want when we want and do so for half the cost. Millions and millions doing the same.

World on it's head as you see what has happened to the "anti-establishment" I grew up with. When news at least made some effort at truth and facts, went after unethical and illegal, the bigger the better. Tracked down and INVESTIGATED stories like Watergate, etc. no matter where they led. And Neil Young and such who protested against government and corps..... now are owned by them. Scared to step outside their groupthink. Fear, both societal virtue signaling and professional/occupational fear, has consumed them. Owns them.

Now it's Joe Rogan, Tim Pool and others who are doing the fearless work. The pendulum is swinging past these establishment/corporate/deep state drones... they see it and it's killing them. Biggest buzzword they use now is "misinformation". Meaning.... stating things we do not approve of and are outside our OFFICIAL narrative. They have no problem with misinforming anyone or even telling outright lies. See: Russian collusion, Covington boys, Biden laptops, Ukrainian deals, mostly peaceful protests, Jan 6th LEOs beaten to death with fire extinguishers... the list of lies in just the last few years is miles long. Telling lies doesn't matter to these people, not in the least. It's simply things they don't want talked about they call "misinformation". The official state/global corp narrative..... they themselves have become nothing but hypocritical propaganda. Then whine and complain when people no longer trust them to speak truth and facts... ALL truth and facts, unfiltered through race and class or politics. They know this, what is upsetting is they now know you know this and are losing control of it. And the fear grips them as the only play they have in their book is double down on lies and censorship. They see it as their only "safe" play. Denial. Evasion.

Establishment parties face off and evolve, republican neocons quickly being replaced by populists for the people. Leftist/socialist/communists make their play for domination in the dems. Fluid evolution. That can only be a good thing.... IF FACTS AND RESULTS OF IDEOLOGICAL GOALS AND ACTIONS are made public and open for discussion. See: defund police, open borders, etc. Independent free thinking rational, hard working people are what make this country what it is. They are who will bring it back and keep it strong.

Those in "power" right now are trending exactly the opposite. Silence. Censor. Dumb down the public as much as possible. And allow idiots who are clueless about that they are claiming control of to continue unchallenged. Like these "hunting" editorials. Or anti-gun people who barely have a grasp of which end the bullet comes out from, spouting unchallenged rhetoric. Emotion (fear) driving the narrative and facts go in the ditch. Without the independents and internet able to go past them directly to the public and unfiltered by the establishment.... we'd lose the battle quickly.

IMO the ability to go around the walls and barricades of the establishment is going to be key to freedom and prosperity. One of the reasons they hate Trump..... he tweeted right past them. MOCKED them..... and the pretentious self important virtue signalers HATE mockery. That's why the left is so horrible at MEMEs. MEMEs make fun of and laugh at what the egocentric and pretentious hold most sacred. Themselves. Spotlighting the absurdities of the views they hold with humor, rather than try to censor and silence them with nonsensical buzzwords such as "misinformation" "fascist" "racist" and a dozen kinds of "phobes". Making serious accusations.... provably false.... is always a losing last gasp defense.

Bottom line IMO, Independents are where the next battles for hearts and minds will be won or lost. If all you see is broadcast/establishment.... you're not misinformed... you are uninformed.

From: TD
01-Feb-22

From: Beendare
01-Feb-22

Beendare's Link
That article on the NYT suing the white house for info is on the NYPost website, here; https://nypost.com/2022/01/31/nyt-sues-state-dept-for-foia-requests-about-hunter-biden/

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