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.
Cory Sutton got in touch with us here at D&DH a few years ago with a pretty compelling story about his health battles and passion for deer hunting.
The reward for hard work to pick up clues on a new tract: an 8-point buck that reignited hunting passions and put some venison in the freezer.
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.
Christy Allender's Bluegrass Buck is a testament that many times the hunt isn’t over after the first arrow whizzes through the air – it’s just beginning.
The highs and lows of deer hunting are something every hunter experiences, but the first deer is quite often the most memorable — especially when shared with a mentor.
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.