Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for April 2016

A Buck’s First Year

A Buck’s First Year

By Bob Humphrey

A whitetail’s first 12 months are fraught with peril, and some won’t survive. Dawn breaks on a dew-soaked meadow. The calendar says summer is still several weeks away, but the woodland creatures know it’s already here. The grass is a yard tall, trees are fully leafed out and the colorful male songbirds now sing to defend a territo... READ MORE

Craving Chocolate

Craving Chocolate

By Ken Piper

And this buck’s dark rack wasn’t even its most noticeable feature. It was the third morning in the stand for Scent-Lok’s Mike Andrews. He had several bucks in his archery sight over the previous two mornings, but the buck he was after, a big 10-pointer, had passed by out of range both days. He couldn’t help asking himself wh... READ MORE

So You Want To Be a Turkey Hunter?

So You Want To Be a Turkey Hunter?

By Bob Humphrey

If you’ve been intimidated by the thought of turkey hunting, now’s a great time to give it a try. When I started turkey hunting back in the early 1980s, there wasn’t a whole lot of instructional information around on how to do it. To make matters worse, turkey hunting was still in its infancy in the northeast, where I hail from. T... READ MORE

How To Score Your Turkey

How To Score Your Turkey

By Bob Humphrey

Did you know you could score your turkey and possibly enter it into the record books? The National Wild Turkey Federation maintains official records of wild turkeys taken by fair chase methods anywhere in the world. Rather than simply using weight, their system consists of a combination of three measurements: live weight, beard length and spur leng... READ MORE

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