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Monster Buck stand locations

March 30, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, Monster Bucks

Monster Buck stand locations

When it comes to shooting Monster bucks, its all about location! For the past few weeks I’ve written about scouting for giant bucks during this time of the year, figuring out where their core areas are, deciphering their travel patterns, and locating weak spots along these paths. This week were going to take a look […]

A Monster Bucks Weakspot

March 23, 2011 by  
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A Monster Bucks Weakspot

The mature whitetail buck….he is a master at the game of survival and he relies on his ability to detect danger with his nose above the rest of his keen senses. You may trick a bucks eyes on occasion, and sometimes even his ears, but to fool a wary old bucks nose can be a […]

Matt’s Double Bearded Gobbler

March 22, 2011 by  
Filed under General, Turkey Hunting

Matt’s Double Bearded Gobbler

As we approach the opening day for spring turkey seasons across the Midwest I thought it would be fitting to share this hunting story sent to us from Matt Sheterom in Ohio. Here’s a couple of pictures of my 2009 Spring Gobbler, my best ever. According to the NWTF records its the #26 Best Eastern […]

Kentucky’s new Record Crossbow Buck!

Kentucky’s new Record Crossbow Buck!

Here’s a great story we just received from Denver Crouch, a dedicated whitetail hunter from Kentucky, whose relentless attitude and faith provided him with a second chance at a monster buck. Read on! I’ve been a die hard compound bowhunter for 29 years but, due to shoulder replacement surgery on July 26, 2010 I thought […]

Shed Hunt-212″ Missouri Buck with MVW

March 21, 2011 by  
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Mark’s Wisconsin Monster Buck

March 19, 2011 by  
Filed under General, Monster Bucks, Trophy Profiles

Mark’s Wisconsin Monster Buck

American-Hunter.com fan Mark Woller from Merrill, Wisconsin sent in this great story about his hunt for a giant 12 point Wisconsin buck. Congrats to Mark for taking a true monster buck of a lifetime! After scouting an area for a couple weeks I set up along a field edge by a natural funnel area where […]

Monster Bucks Travel Patterns

March 17, 2011 by  
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Monster Bucks Travel Patterns

For the majority of his life, a mature whitetail buck lives simply to survive. Since the day he was born, he’s taught the most basic survival instincts from his mother, but over the years he develops his keen senses, honing them constantly as they become the weapons that guard his very life. As the seasons […]

Families Afield Legislation Gains Momentum

March 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, News, youth hunting

Families Afield Legislation Gains Momentum

Here’s some recent information from the US Sportmen’s Alliance about exciting progress being made by them and others to promote youth hunting across America. As you know American-Hunter is an advocate and promoter of youth hunting and families in the field.  Please support top notch pro-hunting groups like US Sportmen’s Alliance, the NRA, SCI and […]

American Hunting Lease Association

March 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, Gear and Products, General, News

American Hunting Lease Association

Here’s some information from the American Hunting Lease Association.  This new innovative group provides hunters, individuals or clubs, with much needed liability coverage commonly required by landowners. Check out their site when you have some time, a link is provided at the bottom of the post. So the landowner of your hunting lease is making […]

Grampa and Brady’s Iowa Monster Buck

Grampa and Brady’s Iowa Monster Buck

You may remember the post we did last fall about 10 year old Brady Hartgrave who went hunting with his Grandpa Tim Williams and shot a true Iowa monster buck in their September youth season. Grandma Susie reports that Brady’s deer also won the Iowa Sportsman’s big buck contest for the youth division and overall! […]

Pope and Young National Convention and Hunt Auction

March 9, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, News

Pope and Young National Convention and Hunt Auction

The Pope and Young Club is holding their 28th Biennium National Convention April 6th through April 9th at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. I am excited to be able to attend this year. Hope to see you there! The club said “a significant portion of the money raised for our Conservation Program activities […]

Monster buck core areas

March 7, 2011 by  
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Monster buck core areas

Last week we talked about shed hunting and how important it can be to locating a mature buck. If you find a good set of antlers, you know the buck has survived the hunting season. Where you find a bucks shed antlers can also give you a starting point to figuring out his home range. Once season […]

Shed hunting tips for dominant bucks

March 1, 2011 by  
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Shed hunting tips for dominant bucks

The mature whitetail is an amazing creature and may very well be the most sought after trophy in North America. The whitetail deer can see, hear and smell better than any animal in the woods and once a buck reaches maturity, he is a master at the game of survival. A big buck is a […]