Archive for big bucks

On the Whitetail Clock

Whether we’re hunting the rut or keying on food sources, most deer hunters have a favorite day and magical hour for besting big bucks. What’s yours?

October 14, 2013

Boone and Crockett Club Releases Record Book

"Records of North American Whitetail Deer" offers the most complete book of trophy records on the market.

September 12, 2012

Entry and Exit Strategies for Big Bucks

The route you choose to and from your stand can make or break a season. Bill Winke has some advice for selecting the best possible routes.

July 27, 2012

Illinois Hunter Tags a 30-Pointer…Doe!

Say you are out for a morning on the deer stand. You’re looking for a decent buck, but your scouting revealed that the best you can hope for is an 8-pointer. Suddenly you catch a glimpse of antler moving through the brush. You start breathing heavier and deeper as the deer steps into a partial clearing because, as you start evaluating the head, you realize there’s more antler and points than you have ever seen. They're everywhere!

December 19, 2011

Beginner Bowhunter Bags 14-Point Monster Buck

Just four days after he shot it for first time, Blake Citrowske of Nevis, Minn., bagged a 14-point buck with a hand-me-down bow.

November 01, 2011

This Old Buck is Surprising Me

The most ironic development of this season has been the behavior of one of my top hit-list bucks named “Big.”

October 26, 2011

What State Is the Best Big Buck Destination?

The Question: "What’s the best spot to kill a monster whitetail on a week-long trip?"

August 11, 2011

When Bucks Go Wild

The whitetail rut always leaves us with some downright hilarious, if frightening, tales.

January 13, 2010

Top 10 Buck Hideouts

Mature bucks know where to run when the shooting starts, places where they’ll pass the time while hunters linger over scrapes the bucks won’t refresh until midnight.

September 18, 2009

Joshua Miller’s Nature Park Monster

These monster bucks weren’t killed on private ranches by high-paying clients, but by hard-hunting blue-collar guys who’ve learned to hunt.

September 18, 2009

Wayne Mill’s Blackpowder Titan

These monster bucks weren’t killed on private ranches by high-paying clients, but by hard-hunting blue-collar guys who’ve learned to hunt.

September 18, 2009

The Big-Buck Fake Out

How cool would it be if an 8-pointer came in hair bristling to this plastic charlatan?

July 21, 2009

The Ten New Buck Commandments

Use my new rules to upgrade your game and bust a big deer this fall.

July 20, 2009

Where Big Bucks Hide

Do what we say here and you'll see more old bucks (and probably bust one) this fall.

June 10, 2009

Dream Bucks (Part III)

These real buck tales will get your heart pounding and let you in on what hunters did right.

June 10, 2009