Author Archives: Josh Dahlke

After Heartbreaking Miss, Bowhunter Evens Score with Giant Buck

Consider all of the stories you’ve heard about deer hunters killing giant, mature white-tailed bucks. These success stories typically involve surprise encounters with deer that had never been seen before, or monarchs with generally unpredictable movements. Kevin Krebbs defied these odds when he got a rock-solid pattern on a 200-class whitetail...

Turkey Bonus: Border Patrol for Two-State Gobblers

Kansas and Missouri are loaded with gangs of aggressive turkeys. The dominant males sport long beards and carry sharp spurs, and every spring they’re looking for a fight. My posse wanted a piece of the action, so we joined a camp on the state line to patrol the border. Going after...