Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for August 2015

Who Needs a Rabbit’s Food?

Who Needs a Rabbit’s Food?

By Kathy Etling

It’s no accident this Wisconsin woman is so successful with a bow. At 3 p.m., Janice Maxfield and her son, Andy, age 11, walked toward a greenfield that had been planted not far from a brushy tangle of cottonwoods in north-central Kansas. It was the first afternoon of the Maxfield family bowhunt, and Janice planned to stay out until dark. And... READ MORE

A Plan Comes Together

A Plan Comes Together

By Curtis Shaw

Things don’t always go according to the book in the deer woods, but when they do, it can be a thing of beauty. The buzz of the alarm came too early. I had been hunting four days a week since Oct. 1, and my motivation for early morning hunts was wearing thin. I was invited to hunt with a couple of close friends that morning in the bustling sub... READ MORE

The Immortal Buck

The Immortal Buck

By Tom Fegely

Was it real, a dream, or a bad bologna sandwich? One hunting tale I’ve shared only a handful of times but have thought about on hundreds of occasions occurred in the fall of 1963 in southern New York. This is the way I remember it. The buck still walks through my dreams now and again. I’m no longer certain after 40-plus years that my re... READ MORE

Architectural Whitetails

Architectural Whitetails

By Joe Blake

Bucks often use man-made structures and cover to hide in plain sight. It was the day before Halloween, and it was cold, even for Minnesota. With an early morning temperature near zero and a stiff northwest wind, I shivered with more than anticipation as I made my way across the grassy meadow. Tall grass bordering the fence line I followed shimmered... READ MORE

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