Deer Search

Deer Search

Deer Search is a private, non-profit organization of volunteers who track wounded deer and bear with leashed tracking dogs. Most of us are hunters and our goal is to reduce crippling losses during hunting season. The majority of us live in New York State and are members of one of the two New York chapters of Deer Search. We also have out of state members who track under licenses and rules issued by their own state.

Fun in the Woods. Who Needs a Gym?

Fun in the Woods. Who Needs a Gym?

Brambles and grapevines are a great mix to keep an old man agile and active. The necessary dodging, ducking and crouching does more good than any workout at the gym. Each call I take is tougher than the last, but […]

Tough Call

Tough Call

While my beloved monitor (that’s Jolanta) was napping on the couch, I had a chance to sneak out on a deer call. With Tracking Dog Tommy on the seat beside me, we hit the road driving south. It sounded like […]

Two Old Men in the Woods

Two Old Men in the Woods

Today was the fist day of our bow season and my first day of tracking at age 79. I have total confidence in my tracking dog Tommy, but I confess that I was a bit concerned about my own agility […]

DSI Annual Picnic 2012

Our annual picnic will be held on Sunday, July 22nd 2012, rain date the 29th, at the Pleasant Valley Trout and Game Club at Noon. There will be a short club meeting scheduled and if anyone wishes to bring their […]

DSI Picnic – 2011

DSI Picnic – 2011

Thank you for everyone that attended the Deer Search Picnic 2011! We would like to thank Bruce and Karen Zeman for organizing the picnic! The weather was very warm but everyone had a great time socializing, playing horse shoes, eating […]

DSI Seminar – Leashed Tracking Dog Exam

The seminar will be held August 4th at 5pm at the Town hall in Pleasant Valley. The seminar will be given by Dave Wohlbach and Bill Siegrist will help. The information below might be of interest to our members and […]

DSI Annual Picnic 2011

It’s almost here!!! Our annual picnic will be held Sunday, July 17th at the Pleasant Valley Trout and Game Club at 11 AM. There will not be any club meeting scheduled and if anyone wishes to bring their dogs, that […]

Dear Search Inc. Tracking Statistics – Fall 2010

Dear Search Inc. has gathered tracking stats from 21 trackers. Of those 21 trackers 12 reported mileage and 11 reported donations. Here are the results. Annual Tracking Summary 2010/2011 Total In New York State Only Bow Shot Deer/Bear-Total Valid Sorties […]

2011 Deer Search Blood Tracking Competition Results

To all members of DSI FLC, DSI WNY, and DSI Inc, This year’s competition hosted by Deer Search Finger Lakes Chapter Inc. in Campbell, NY was a huge success!. Weather conditions were brutal probably the worst tracking condition that you […]

John and Jolanta Jeanneney’s Tommy – Is on a Roll!

John and Jolanta Jeanneney report: October 23 Tommy finds a ten-pointer that has been damaged by coyotes. Read more for the full story: http://borntotracknews.blogspot.com/2010/11/tommys-ten-pointer-was-already-damaged.htm October 21 Tommy tracks and finds a liver shot buck in Fox Creek. To read in […]