Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for August 2016

In an Instant

In an Instant

By Bob Humphrey

Sometimes you have only seconds to choose whether or not to shoot. Here’s some help on how to decide. Whoa! Where’d he come from?” I didn’t remember looking away, but I must have because a very large buck now stood where seconds earlier the space was empty. “Shooter.” The word popped into my head. I knew it. I mi... READ MORE

Counting Points

Counting Points

By David Hart

Do state-mandated antler restrictions make a positive impact on herd health? In 1990, Larry Marchinton received a call from a Georgia wildlife biologist who wanted to discuss a novel idea for deer management. At the time, Marchinton was the deer research program leader at the University of Georgia, and the deer-hunting world was starting to look at... READ MORE

No Second Thoughts

No Second Thoughts

By Maurice King III

Some say taking an albino deer is bad luck, but this hunter didn’t even think twice. On Sunday, Oct. 14, 2007, at about 6:30 a.m., I was on the way home from work when my brother called to ask if I wanted to go deer hunting. I was pretty tired and really didn’t want to, but I told him I would go for a short while. I went home, put on my... READ MORE

In Need of an Intervention

In Need of an Intervention

By Linda Crosslin

Self-confessed deer hunting addict finally gets the trophy of her dreams. I am the oldest of five girls reared in the country and taught by our father to shoot at an early age. My husband, Joe, has been deer hunting since the first legal Kentucky deer season in 1968. He took our two kids and me with him in 1985, and I’ve been hopelessly addic... READ MORE

No Respect

No Respect

By P.J. Reilly

Why Indiana is the Midwest’s most overlooked hotspot. When it comes to premiere whitetail destinations, the Midwest is at the top of the heap. Every year, scores of hunters flock there in search of big bucks; and every year, those hunters take home more than a few bragging-size whitetails. Most often, the states these hunters head to are Illi... READ MORE

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