buck fever


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buck fever

n.
Nervous excitement felt by a novice hunter at the first sight of game.

buck fever

n
(Hunting) nervous excitement felt by inexperienced hunters at the approach of game
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Noun1.buck fever - nervous excitement of an inexperienced hunter
fever - intense nervous anticipation; "in a fever of resentment"
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Every fall, I am fortunate to spend time in multiple hunting camps, and I never fail to witness "buck fever" get the best of fellow bowhunters.
A lack ol preparation, buck fever, and inexperience all may lead to a shot that is anything but perfect.
Turkey hunting is one season that compares favorably to shooters with buck fever during deer season.
Nikon's new MONARCH 7i VR features groundbreaking technology to help with buck fever by reducing shake by 80 percent to align the image with the activated laser beam.
Spanning October 15 to October 21, these channels will be airing all of the best deer-hunting TV shows during prime time each night, as well as unique programming that's certain to get buck fever heating up early this fall.
I guess he never heard of buck fever. As teenagers, my two older daughters have provided the family several hundred pounds of meat over the past 12 years.
pilots flew more than 15,000 sorties and provided nearly 6,000 participants a chance to see the MiGs and partially overcome "buck fever" (the hesitation felt my a hunter's first exposure to his target).
With titles like Buck Fever and The Adventures of Buck Naked, Angel's early work encompassed a hodge-podge of various scenarios with both men and women.
Deer hunters rant about "buck fever," but "green head fever" is something that I caught at an early age and has never left me since that day I nailed my first mallard.
Lippmann, perhaps the greatest on-the-one-hand-this writer in the world today, he appeared to be suffering from buck fever when confronted with so magnificent an opportunity for indecision." It sings, and you don't even have to know what buck fever is to hear the melody.