Hunters know that making mock scrapes – and ambushing deer near them – can pay big dividends. Kevin Whitehead has learned that sometimes unconventional tactics are the secret to getting mature bucks to reveal themselves when visiting scrapes.
Ron Shaulis' diligent scouting and scent control tactics finally paid off during the 2017 Pennsylvania archery season. But, his hunt for a gigantic public-land buck took longer than he ever expected.
It's no secret: age, nutrition and genetics always are the critical factors that can determine how big a whitetail buck's antlers will grow.
A last-minute scouting mission and good fortune leads to a close bowhunting encounter with a Badger State nontypical buck of a lifetime.
Few deer hunters forget the details of the hunt and their first buck, and Dylan Javoroski definitely won't forget his first deer season.
Want bigger bucks now? This three-step plan from Auburn University Deer Lab sheds light on the best ways to maximize food availability and keep costs low.
This is one of those sweet memories you hang onto and cherish and laugh about, and realize a bit of luck was involved along with some buck fever.
A man who kills a great deer is sometimes given a name to acknowledge the magnitude of his feat. Lee’s peers chose a name to honor the deer. They gave him the deer’s name. They called him the King. The King is dead. Long live the King.
Making the most of every hunting opportunity includes going out when you're sleepy, as this Ohio hunter did before seeing and dropping the biggest buck of her life.
When his sister decided she wanted to hunt again, Chance Weldon offered his best advice and it proved correct for her with the biggest one on the farm.