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Optics for Monster Bucks

September 17, 2013 by  
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After 33 years of bowhunting I’ve learned a few things in the whitetail woods. Scout more than you hunt, play the wind, the first time in is the best time and quality products can make a difference between success and failure! There are just some pieces of equipment that you should not scrimp on! Quiet […]

Calming Monster Bucks

September 17, 2013 by  
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Beating a mature bucks nose is what its all about! Show me a big whitetail that has survived to be 4, 5 or even 6 years old and I wil show you an animal that has learned to play the wind to his advantage, he has to or he dies, plain and simple. By the […]

Quite Simply…Been Getting my Butt Kicked! by Tim Herald

Fall is definitely in the air. Cooler than normal temps have hit much of the country just at the right time, and big bucks should be moving. There have been a lot of big deer killed, especially it seems in Iowa and Kansas over the past two weeks, but I gotta admit, I have been […]

It’s Game Time for Whitetails by Tim Herald

It’s Game Time for Whitetails Many states open their whitetail seasons in early September, so it is time to get serious about preparation. We should all be out shooting our bows every day, and I highly suggest shooting out to at least 20 yards farther than you actually would ever shoot in the field. Believe […]

Monster Bucks and Late Season Food Sources

January 4, 2012 by  
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When it comes to wrapping your tag around a late season giant your success can rely greatly on your ability to find the best food source available in your area. As I discussed in my last column, security  cover also plays a huge role in late season strategies but you can bet that the cover […]

Monster Bucks and late season cover

December 19, 2011 by  
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One of my best bucks to date, taken from a 9 acre thicket ! Don’t overlook the small patches of cover! When it comes to chasing giant whitetails during the late season, it’s all about security cover! By the time snow starts to fly in December, the deer have been pressured by bow and gun […]

Monster Bucks Late Season

December 7, 2011 by  
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December Giant If you haven’t filled your archery tag yet don’t worry, some of the best hunting of the year is still to come! My favorite time of the season to shoot a mature deer is definitely early, but my second favorite is late season. I know the rut is a great time to kill […]

Dan’s Illinois Buck

November 18, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, Outdoor TV Shows

Dan Perez of Whitetail Properties scored on this mature 140 class 8 point buck in Pike County, Illinois on November 9, 2011. Below is a picture and field report from his hunt. We hunted an area I call Heartbreak Ridge, the weather conditions were perfect for this spot.  A cool wind was blowing out of […]

Big Bucks Galore!

November 3, 2011 by  
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American Hunters have had a lot of success during the early seasons this fall. Check out all 10 of these bucks, simply click on the picture to enlarge. Congrats to everyone! Keep those pictures and stories coming in, the rut’s on and gun season’s right around the corner in many states. Hunt safe. ______________________________________ 1. […]

The Whitetail Gods, by Scott Ward

October 4, 2011 by  
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4:25 p.m The moon is over head and the wind is dumping out of the north west, with a front moving in. My life long friend Shawn is the hunter on deck . Man the season is here I’m thinking as we drove by a 140 inch buck in the beans to left driving to […]

Monster Bucks vs Patience

September 27, 2011 by  
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When it comes to hunting Monster Bucks, especially early in the season, patience is the name of the game! They say patience is a virtue, but in this situation it might be better explained that in order to make the best of a difficult situation, we have to understand the circumstances and deal with them […]

Monster Bucks out of state

July 11, 2011 by  
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Kansas Giant I have hunted for 3 seasons now, wireless picture sent to me via Smartscouter! Harvesting big bucks in your home state consistently can be tough, but doing it out of state can be a real challenge! It’s next to impossible to scout anywhere like you can at home, but when you combine today’s […]

Monster Bucks of Summer

June 9, 2011 by  
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During the summer months, hot temperatures and high humidity are great reasons to stay inside, but the big bucks are still out there and are usually more visible now than during any other time of the year! This is also a great time to figure out a game plan for a giant buck you are […]

Monster Bucks away from home

April 25, 2011 by  
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What can we do to increase our chances at harvesting a monster buck out of state this year? I hunt multiple states every season, and its the legwork you do in the off season that can greatly impact your success on out of state hunts! It’s really not much different than scouting for a big […]

Monster Buck Bedding Area Stands

April 18, 2011 by  
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 If you know where he sleeps you can kill him! Much of my hunting strategy revolves around knowing where a big buck beds, but I seldom ever hunt right in Mr. Big’s bedroom, but when I do its normally my last resort. In recent weeks I’ve discussed late season scouting and how I use this time […]

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