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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 […]

Danielle’s First Deer with a Bow

September 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, youth hunting

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 […]

Wecker Kids Harvest First Deer!

November 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, youth hunting

Great hunting report from a proud Dad about his kids first deer. Congrats to Madelyn and Grant on a couple of great first deer! We love to celebrate hunts here at American-Hunter, especially with kids. Keep the stories and pictures coming….hunt safe. Happy to report two of my kids got their first deer this fall. […]

Tyler’s First Archery Buck by Jon Burke

November 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, youth hunting

My 12 Year Old’s First Archery Buck Only two weeks into the Ohio archery season found me perched in a tree stand filming one of my four sons. On this day I was filming one of my middle sons, Tyler. Tyler, who is 12 years old, has been lucky enough to harvest a few smaller […]

Team Bighorn’s Early Season Success

October 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, Outdoor TV Shows

Received an early season hunting report from Tom at Bighorn Outdoors and wanted to share it with you, they are off to a great start this season! The guys here at Bighorn just wanted to share a few pictures of our early season success. Intense scouting, preparation, patients and some of the best products available […]

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! […]

Barron and Tanner Harvest First Deer

January 3, 2011 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, youth hunting

Here are a couple of youngsters who had a great time hunting this past fall. The first picture is 11 year old Tanner Young. he shot this nice 9 point buck near Prince George, VA. Way to go Tanner! The second picture is 10 year old Barron Froehlich. His Dad, Brian submitted the following story […]

Heartbreak in the deer woods…

December 15, 2010 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, Tim Herald's Blog

We all know deer hunting is a game of ups and downs. I freely admit that I sometimes hate hunting whitetails. After days or weeks of hard hunting with no success, I feel like I hate going out there, but if you give me 1-2 days off (or a week), I’m ready to go again […]

Take a Kid Hunting…You will be glad you did!

November 19, 2010 by  
Filed under Deer Hunting, General, youth hunting

I had the privilege of taking my cousin’s 11 year old son Max deer hunting this past week. He loves the outdoors and was very excited to get out and try to get his first buck. Two years ago he got his first deer, a doe with a shotgun during a special youth season. Since […]

The Huntin Grounds: Awesome Youth Hunt 2010, Part 2

November 12, 2010 by  
Filed under Video

Part 2, Arkansas youth deer season