Thanks, Antero! I actually cropped this down from a more "environmental" vertical to show the lip curl behavior. However, I do shoot most of my big game images as verticals (magazine format) when they are singular subjects. I just make sure to leave extra room on the margins for text if they are published. This is the original as shot:
Thanks, Kelly! I do use a double bull blind and also roam or "still" hunt and use natural blinds like blow downs. I spend a lot of time in the deer woods, 16 full days in November to get a few quality keepers.