Author Archives: Tom Miranda

Tom Miranda

About Tom Miranda

Tom Miranda is a bowhunter, trapper, author, television host and producer. Through his books and award-winning television programming, he has taken audiences with him on exciting expeditions across the world. Tom recently authored a new book for Deer & Deer Hunting, The Rut Hunters, a book featuring stories from, and tactics used by, the top hunters in the country.

Mathews prostaffer Joel Maxfield is an avid buck hunter and loves to observe whitetail bucks from a long-distance vantage point. In his home state of Wisconsin, Joel often puts bucks to bed with a spotting scope, then plans a midday stalk. His strategy is highly successful. Here Joel poses with a Montana buck.

Observation, Scouting are Critical to Big Buck Success

  Mathews prostaffer Joel Maxfield is an avid buck hunter and loves to observe whitetail bucks from a long-distance vantage point. In his home state of Wisconsin, Joel often puts bucks to bed with a spotting scope, then plans a midday stalk. His strategy is highly successful. Here Joel poses with a Montana buck....

Larry Weishuhn

Shake, Rattle and Roll Those Big Bucks

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. No hunter should dare visit Missouri, Iowa, Texas or even Nebraska without a good set of rattling antlers. Few regions feature as callable deer as the South Central Plains. This is one of the reasons why hunting celebrity...

Larysa Swityk for Bumping Bucks

Bump, Dump and Thump Giant Whitetail Bucks

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. One strategy used by veteran buck killers during pre-rut and the October lull is known as bump and dump. In this scenario, the hunter walks into a known big buck hideout in midmorning and bumps the target buck...

Kandi Kisky

Ground Blind Tips from the Holy Land of Whitetails

  Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. It’s the holy land of whitetail hunting – the South-Central Plains Region. Stretching from the southern half of Minnesota down to Mexico, this territory undoubtedly accounts for more Booners than any other region. It’s in the heart...

Jim Shockey

Shockey’s Favorite Big Buck Tactic: Still Hunting

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. If you take a look at the Whitetail SLAM map you’ll see that the Dakota Region extends extremely far north into the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Each fall optimistic hunters cross the border into the...

How to find a hunting land Llease on your own terms

Miranda: This One Question Leads to Hunting Lease Savings

Miranda: Lease Secrets to Boost Your Hunting Prospects Tim Kent, owner of outdoors-related media company Theory 13 Creative, decided to take matters into his own hands after years of bumping into other hunters while hunting in New York and New Jersey. “We were simply tired of having people on top of us, especially in my...

Tom Miranda The Rut Hunters Find a Hunting Partner

Miranda: You Need This When Traveling for Big Bucks

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. How to Double Your Efforts in Unfamiliar Territory Even though we all have hunting buddies, someone that is a good traveling hunting partner is a different breed. Camp chores, competition over...

Tom Miranda Blog Whitetail Slam

Miranda: Why the Whitetail is King

Tom Miranda of the Whitetail SLAM has authored a new book, The Rut Hunters. This Tom Miranda blog features excerpts from that book. Most of us envision bugling elk, bug-eyed swaying bull moose responding to a plaintive call, or perhaps a few of the critters that call Africa home when we dream big about...