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Duluth's Darrell Spencer heads home from deer camp in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness during the 2007 deer season. Spencer and his hunting companions make camp in the canoe country each year for the Minnesota firearms deer season.

This hunt is really out there

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When Darrell Spencer and Matt Norton talk about their deer camp, that's exactly what they mean.


Each November, during Minnesota's firearms deer season, they paddle and portage into the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness near Ely. They pitch a wall tent. They cut wood for the stove. They hunt.


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