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Deer Talk Now: Scoring Your Biggest Bucks

In this super episode of Deer Talk Now, host Dan Schmidt discusses scoring antlers with two official measurers of Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young whitetails: David Morris of Oregon and Sam Wilkins of Washington. Both men are highly experienced antler-scorers and big-buck fanatics. In this show, they and Dan sit down at...

Monster velvet buck reportedly killed in Minnesota and it's a freak!

Gigantic Velvet Buck is a Jaw-Dropping Stunner

Big buck reports are rolling in from all parts of the country as deer seasons open, and we’re starting to see some magnificent deer that make our jaws drop! This one is definitely in that category. We’re still trying to find out more information about the hunter and the buck. Internet chatter and social...

Deer locked bucks in water

Amazing Video of Stunning, Giant Locked Bucks

It’s not uncommon to see video of bucks locked up after battling each other, but this stunning footage of two big bruisers is worth a look! The 10-point and 8-point bucks locked up during what obviously was a pretty fierce fight in this video posted by Adam Anderson. The 8-point died and the bigger...

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...

Pat Gaffney of RAM Outfitters guides hunters to big bucks on great land in the upper Midwest.

Deer Talk Now: Pat Gaffney Spills His Big Buck Secrets

Pat Gaffney, one of the top outfitters in the upper Midwest, joins Deer Talk Now for some outstanding insights on hunting big bucks. Gaffney secures hunting rights in southeast Minnesota and Wisconsin through his group, RAM Outfitters. RAM stands for Rifle, Archery and Muzzleloader, because Gaffney knows hunters are different. But one thing many...

Gregg Ritz knows the importance of a supportive family during hunting seasons.

Support Team Critically Important During Deer Season

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 hard to see at certain times of the fall, but serious whitetail hunters typically end up with a very supportive spouse and understanding family – or they end up alone, which is very similar to the world...

Must-See Giant Kentucky Bucks

Deer Talk Now: Tactics for Hunting Smaller Properties

Wide Open Wednesday is one of our most popular days on Deer Talk Now because that’s when you’re the star of the show. We enjoy “WOW” shows because your questions take the stage about how to hunt deer, and they’re good ones. How to hunt a specific area, when to go into a field...

Dennie Bowman of North Carolina with his giant spike buck killed in late 2013.

Have You Seen This Freakishly Gigantic Spike Buck?

Most deer hunters consider a nontypical buck to be one with a regular rack and drop tines, kicker points, weird tines or anything else abnormal that would make you do a double-take. What about a gigantic buck with foot-long spikes? Yep, that probably would qualify as a nontypical? It darn sure is freaky! Dennie Bowman...