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Entries for June 2020

Viral in Oklahoma, and Beyond

Viral in Oklahoma, and Beyond

By Mike Handley

In the waning months of 2019, 18-year-old Guner Womack’s first bowkill might’ve been the most recognizable whitetail on the planet. He and the animal were plastered all over social media, and web stories soon followed. He told one of his interviewers that he woke up to almost 300 Facebook friend requests the day after his buck was poste... READ MORE

And the Duck Goes Urrrppp?

And the Duck Goes Urrrppp?

By Mike Handley

Whenever Brock Creel and his father want to trade steel shot for duck breasts, they go to their duck hole, a beaver pond in neighboring Madison County, Alabama. An easy drive from their Decatur home, the pond is on a 15-acre tract that serves little purpose other than to attract woodies and mallards. Now 19-year-old Brock has another reason to go t... READ MORE

Seeing Double

Seeing Double

By Mike Handley

Bill Funk saw two world-class whitetails, side by side, while hunting in Alberta last fall, but only one was real. That also was the case with the bow target at his outfitter’s camp. Three of his four 30-yard practice arrows nailed the target nobody else could see. The one they were watching caught only one. This all happened during the Mich... READ MORE

They Can’t Not Go Back

They Can’t Not Go Back

By Mike Handley

Southerners fortunate enough to experience the whitetail rut anywhere in the Midwest are hooked. They can’t not go back. The numbers and size of the deer, both in body and antlers, is a big barbed hook through any deer hunter’s lip. They’re also far more apt to respond to rattling and calling. That’s what happened to Chad Br... READ MORE

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