Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for April 2015

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

By William T. Strickland

Practice, patience and perseverance pay off... eventually. In July 2004, my good friend Clay Young, owner of Mexico Outfitters Unlimited in Del Rio, Texas, called and said he had an unexpected opening for a five-day hunt on his premier low-fence ranch in Mexico. The La Margarita is a 33,000-acre cattle ranch that has been under a strict trophy deer... READ MORE

Big Nasty

Big Nasty

By Rob Brennan

With a rack like this, there could be only one name for this buck. In 2005, I bought my third trail camera. The first week, I got some photographs of a tremendous buck in one of my Biologic food plots. When my children saw the pictures, they described the deer’s rack as “big and nasty.” That led to our nicknaming it “Big Nas... READ MORE

No Time for Nerves

No Time for Nerves

By Rob Meade

It took only a few seconds to make a memory that will last a lifetime. The alarm went off at 3 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2006, and Justin Metzner rose from his bed to prepare for a bowhunt in southern Ohio. Once dressed, he headed out to pick up his buddy, Jeremy Fannin, and the two hunters began the three-hour drive to Adams County. Their destination was a... READ MORE

Muzzleloader Gremlins

Muzzleloader Gremlins

By Tom Fegely

Attention to detail before the hunt is even more important with smokepoles. It doesn’t take much to spoil a muzzleloader hunt. On one of my first flintlock outings more than 30 years ago, I wasted a valuable part of an afternoon following the clean miss of a doe I encountered on my way to a backwoods treestand. After firing, then verifying ... READ MORE

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