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When your buck tag is filled, you don’t have to quit hunting by Tim Herald

This year I was lucky and took my home state Kentucky buck in early September. I have been hunting a little with my two sons, but there is a 3 week period in late October and early November when crossbow season is closed in KY. This past weekend the weather was wonderful for hunting with […]

October in Montana by Tim Herald

Whenever I get the chance, I love to go out West and hunt whitetails in October. To me, October is a tough time to kill a good buck in the Midwest or my home state of Kentucky, and whitetails in Wyoming and Montana are completely food driven, no matter what time of year you hunt […]

Whitetail Hunt with Sunfish Valley by Charlie Prober Jr.

November 20, 2012 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General

My friends and I were lucky enough to experience a great whitetail hunt close to home!  The hunt, the accommodations and meals were well worth our anticipated wait. This trip was a great experience and will be talked about for years to come. The preparation to the hunt started when my wife and I and […]

Another KY Buck

Another One Down In KY I have to admit my family was riding high after Will took his mature 10-pointer on October 2. He had been so patient, waited almost 3 years since his last buck, and really made quite a difficult shot in low light. I figured my KY deer season couldn’t get any […]

Patience Pays off for Will

I find early October a pretty tough time to kill a good whitetail especially on years like this when oaks are dropping everywhere. I generally concentrate the first two weeks of the month taking my boys, letting them shoot does for management, etc. They are 11 now, and neither wants to shoot little bucks, so […]

Jeff’s Birthday 9 Point Buck

December 20, 2010 by  
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American-Hunter.com reader Jeff Allen sent in this detailed story and account of his pursuits of a mature Ohio buck this fall. Bowhunting big bucks is rarely easy and hard work and perseverance paid off for Jeff as he arrowed his best buck to date. Congrats Jeff! The “Birthday 9-Point” has been my main target this […]

Todd’s Unexpected 11 Pointer

November 14, 2010 by  
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American-Hunter.com reader, and avid bowhunter Todd Brado provides this great story about his 2010 pursuit of a trophy buck. My 2010 Ohio Whitetail season ended on November 9, 2010 with a beautiful 11 pointer being harvested. The 2010 season was somewhat short but full of trials and tribulations. The season started off with a very […]

Hockensmith Brothers Get Their Buck!

November 9, 2010 by  
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The following hunting report was submitted by Mike Hockensmith. He and his brother and hunting buddy Jon have been hunting several bucks on their farm in Kentucky. Mike’s brother Jon, just closed the deal on one of their shooters. They had this buck on several trail camera pictures including the one below. Congrats to Jon […]