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Don’t Give Up: Late Season Hunting Can Pay Off If You Are Persistent by Tim Herald

Don’t Give Up: Late Season Hunting Can Pay Off If You Are Persistent by Tim Herald

For many, including myself, it is hard to get motivated to hunt whitetails in the late season, especially if you are in a state that offers archery after the main rifle or muzzleloader seasons. The deer have usually really been pressured, and unless you have cold temps, they move mainly at night. Plus, let’s be […]

Two Big Virginia Bucks in One Day!

October 2, 2013 by  
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Two Big Virginia Bucks in One Day!

Trey Keyser, age 12 from Prince George, VA harvested this big 8 point buck on youth hunting day, September 28, 2013. He had many trail cam pictures of this buck over the summer.   That same afternoon he went back out with his Dad and harvested a second buck, even larger than the first one. […]

Kinnick’s First Deer!

September 30, 2013 by  
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Kinnick’s First Deer!

This is my 4 year old grandson Kinnick. He got his first gun for his 3rd birthday. It was a Cricket 22 rifle. On his fourth birthday, in June, he got a scope mounted on his 22. That was just the inspiration that he needed to begin shooting. He started picking softball size balloons off […]

Family Safari with Infinito Safaris-Part 2

Family Safari with Infinito Safaris-Part 2

Day 7, we drove back from Kruger, but made a stop at Life Form Taxidermy. We had a full tour, and the rest of the group had no idea what all went into taxidermy and between that and some of the huge lifesize mounts, they all were in awe. During that tour, Kristin told us […]

Family Safari with Infinito Safaris by Tim Herald

Family Safari with Infinito Safaris by Tim Herald

Charl of Infinito Safaris and I have been planning this hunt for almost 2 years. I wanted to bring my wife and 12 year-old twin boys, Will and Drew, to Africa for a PG hunt, and then when that was finished, I would go t o Mozambique. This was not to be a hard core […]

Tanners Big 9 Point Buck

December 18, 2012 by  
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Tanners Big 9 Point Buck

Here’s a great post on successful young hunter from Virginia. Congrats Tanner! Keep those stories coming in guys. See the About page for details on how to get published!This deer was shot by Tanner Young age 13 in Prince George Virginia. Tanner was hunting from a tree stand when this big 9 pointer approached from […]

Matt harvests two deer in 2012

December 4, 2012 by  
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Matt harvests two deer in 2012

Here’s a great post from a proud Mom about her young hunter who’s putting some excellent meat in their freezer and feeding the less fortunate too. Congrats Matt! Here are two pictures of my son Matt Priestas and his two deer taken so far this season. The first was taken with a crossbow and the […]

Father-Daughter Team Fill Tags

November 15, 2012 by  
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Father-Daughter Team Fill Tags

Joe Gizdic of Whitetail Properties and 12 year old daughter Jordan both had a great deer season this fall.  Jordan took this wide racked buck during the Illinois youth gun season. Joe was drew a tag in Iowa and shot a massive old buck with his bow. Congrats to the Gizdic family! Here are their […]

Kaydi’s first buck

November 13, 2012 by  
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Kaydi’s first buck

12 year old Kaydi Heil shot this wide racked buck on her Dad’s farm in Greene Co, IL. during the 2012 youth season. She was shooting a TC Omega muzzleloader. A big American-Hunter congrats to Kaydi on taking her first deer! Here is the story of her hunt from her Dad. It was an evening […]

Jared’s Kentucky Elk

October 31, 2012 by  
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Jared’s Kentucky Elk

Congrats to Jared and his Dad on harvesting his first Kentucky elk!  Best of luck to everyone and when you’re successful send us your hunting story too! Friends, My son Jared has turned 14 this fall and was lucky enough to get drawn for a Cow Archery tag in Kentucky. He anchored this big cow […]

October Fun and Management

October Fun and Management

As I reported both my kids got pretty lucky and killed good bucks the first week of October with their crossbows. Well that let them out on hunting bucks with guns during KY’s youth season. They love to hunt, and in many places in KY, doe harvest is unlimited, so we went out for a […]

Danielle’s First Deer with a Bow

September 10, 2012 by  
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Danielle’s First Deer with a Bow

Great kid’s hunting post sent in by a rightfully proud Uncle Mike. Congrats Danielle! Season is finally here, send us your story and get published! A three year quest comes to an end as my niece arrows her first deer with a bow.  Thirteen year old Danielle Hockensmith harvested this nice velvet buck on the […]

Mary breaks the ice in 2011 by John Hoffman

March 16, 2012 by  
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Mary breaks the ice in 2011 by John Hoffman

My daughter Mary, who is 13 has been hunting for five years now.  Some years Mary spends a fair amount of time deer hunting and others, not so much.  No matter the amount of time spent in the field we always seem to struggle seeing deer when Mary and I hunt. We would always go to my best […]

Persistence Pays Off by Jamie Essner

December 29, 2011 by  
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Persistence Pays Off by Jamie Essner

Here’s a great story submitted by proud Dad, Jamie Essner of Scott City, MO. Read on about his hunt with his 6 year old daughter Jenna as she attempts to bag her first deer. We love to share and celebrate these stories about youngsters because they are the future of our hunting heritage! Congrats to […]

Chelsea’s buck by Derek Carey

December 23, 2011 by  
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Chelsea’s buck by Derek Carey

Here’s a great hunting story submitted by a young man in Michigan who introduced his girlfriend to deer hunting. Looks like she’s taken to the sport pretty well. Congrats Chelsea! Chelsea and I began scouting and setting up stands in September. We sat in several stands together trying to pattern the deer and to see what the herd was like […]

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