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The Buck Pole: A Symbol of Success

It is often the first installation in a deer camp. It is usually a timber cut from nearby woods but it could be a salvaged scrap pipe. Regardless, it is always a place for hunters to gather, assess and admire deer. It is the buck pole, a symbol of success to American hunters.

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Bucks Dreams Lead

The Ones That Got Away: Bucks That Haunt My Dreams

Do you toss and turn late at night over memories of bucks that got away? Our man does, too. Here are a handful of sleep-robbing tales of bucks that never even gave him a shot.

Whitetail Bucks in Odd Places

Nebraska’s Platte River flows through mule deer country among a smatter of crop fields—exactly the kind of landscape patient hunters can exploit to find big-racked bucks.

Hunting the Modern Day: Point Creep

What it means and how to cope: a dismal but honest look at the current state of western tag allocations, with ideas for alternate hunting adventures.

Finding Educated Bucks: Part 2

Ever wonder how to find big bucks late in the season when they are wise and wary to hunting pressure? Here is part two of contributor Mike Roux's rundown on finding educated bucks.

Member's Hunt: My First Hunting Trips in My New Life

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Gary Miketa of Pueblo, Colo. 

Finding Educated Bucks: Part 1

Ever wonder how to find big bucks late in the season when they are wise and wary to hunting pressure? Contributor Mike Roux gives the rundown on some tips that have worked for him throughout the years.

The Buck Pole: A Symbol of Success

It is often the first installation in a deer camp. It is usually a timber cut from nearby woods but it could be a salvaged scrap pipe. Regardless, it is always a place for hunters to gather, assess and admire deer. It is the buck pole, a symbol of success to American hunters.

Earn-a-Buck: An Effective, Divisive Way to Manage Deer

Love ’em or hate ’em, they are a feature of deer seasons across many states. Here’s the background—and the pros and cons—of earn-a-buck tags.

Deer Hunting: Preparing for an All-Day Sit

Sometimes, successful hunting demands staying in the woods from dawn until dusk. Here’s how to survive stand hunting’s biggest challenge.

Member's Hunt: The Mag Seven

This latest Member's Hunt comes from Mark Newton of Jersey Shore, Pa.

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