Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for January 2018

Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire

By Bob Humphrey

These three elements are the key to every deer hunt. You see the titles every year in hunting magazines: “A Dozen of the Deadliest Deer Hunting Tricks,” “10 Tips for Tall-Tined Monsters,” “Six Can’t-Fail Treestand Tactics,” “Five Sure-Fire Methods for Big Bucks.” You’d think you have to be... READ MORE

Lee Lakosky’s Gentle Giant

Lee Lakosky’s Gentle Giant

By Ken Piper

The timid nature of some big bucks makes them hard to hunt. Fans of “The Crush with Lee and Tiffany” already know the Lakoskys tag some monster deer every year, and their success is no accident. The husband-and-wife hunting pair have farms in Iowa and Kansas, and they work hard to manage the land and the deer with the goal of allowing b... READ MORE

Never in a Million Years

Never in a Million Years

By Jean Willcox

This former anti-hunter can’t wait for next deer season. If someone had told me 10 years ago that I would be hunting and loving it, I would have told them they were crazy. That would NEVER happen ... not in a million years. I grew up in an animal-loving, hunter-hating, anti-gun home in Altoona, Pa. To this day, my family doesn’t know th... READ MORE

The Day Shift

The Day Shift

By Bob Humphrey

What does science say about big bucks moving in the middle of the day? My morning started badly. Before I even left the cabin, the lid blew off my thermos, splattering me with scalding cocoa. Then my guide and I were late leaving camp. Thirty minutes down the road, we were nearly to the pull-off when we encountered another guide broke down on the r... READ MORE

Keep Your Head in the Game

Keep Your Head in the Game

By P.J. Reilly

Learn to keep your cool in the heart-pounding seconds surrounding a shot. By the time I reached my buddy J.R., he was a wreck. His face was ghost white, his hands were shaking and his voice was stammering — pretty typical symptoms for someone who had just arrowed his first buck and subsequently been bitten by the bowhunting bug. J.R. said he'... READ MORE

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