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Huge Deer Survived Nasty Fight

  Deer truly are built to survive. Take this 4-1/2-year-old Alabama buck that I shot in 2012 as an example. When the deer appeared in the food plot before me he appeared to be the picture of good health. He was thick, muscled, and strutted like the king of the woods. Little did I know...

Phil Phillips with a cool Kansas buck!

Brave the Cold For Late Season Buck Hunting

If any of you bowhunters didn’t get the buck of your dreams during the early archery season, don’t despair! The late-season hunts can be great for a bowhunter to get the drop on a monster buck. By PHIL PHILLIPS The Colder, the Better I’m a Midwest hunter for the most part, but I also...

Oh, my! Greg Thompson's high-racked Texas archery buck came from a 33,000-acre free range hunt. What a buck!

Buck Pole Honor Roll: Your Best Bucks of 2015-16

We’re back for another great look at the Buck Pole Honor Roll for the 2015-16 season with your bucks and does from across the country! Each year we highlight your deer and the hunters who killed them with photos that will be updated all season long. These are from submissions on social media and...

Ted Nugent

Ted Nugent on Fred Bear and Public Relations

It’s tough to put a label on Ted Nugent: music icon, diehard hunter, passionate defender of the Second Amendment, outspoken … probably a few more descriptions, too. Uncle Ted’s been going hardcore gonzo backstrap-lovin’ deer hunting for decades. How many? Let’s just say decades. He’s 67 — can you believe that? — and still...

Coffman

Stunning World Class Nontypical Whitetail Buck Arrowed in Ohio

Congratulations to The Break TV Team Hunter, Dan Coffman, on his world class whitetail. Yes, it is 100 percent free range. The deer was shot in Ohio and is believed to score more than 240 inches nontypical and possibly as much as 300 inches. Official gross score will be posted once we know. +++++...

Steve Bartylla experience has given him plenty of successes and failures to learn from.

Steve Bartylla’s Pick of the Day: Big Buck Secrets

While there is a wealth of available knowledge on hunting trophy bucks, very little of this information actually comes from someone who hunts in the same places, or even the same conditions, as their audience. Because of this disparity, it often becomes unrealistic to follow this type of how-to information, as little of it...

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Grow ’em Big: Tips on Managing Bucks on Your Property

Managing land for deer doesn’t just mean putting out a few food plots but also includes careful consideration of the number of does and bucks you need to shoot as well as how to manage bucks for whatever size or number you want to have on the property. Veteran hunter and land manager Steve...