Buckmasters Magazine

Entries for September 2015

Keep Stands Fresh

Keep Stands Fresh

By Steve Bartylla

Try to remain undetected, even when you don’t see the buck you’re after. I needed a break. During the off season, I’d invested several weeks in scouting and stand preparation. My intention had been to hunt the property hard. I knew it held mature bucks, and I staked my Wisconsin buck tag on taking one. I was confident that all I ... READ MORE

The Late Show

The Late Show

By Bob Humphrey

Check out these states that offer really late deer seasons. Woodpeckers. I’ve never seen so many blooming woodpeckers in all my life.” It’s funny the things you can find to occupy your mind during those long hours on stand. The abundance of woodpeckers seemed odd to me. In the late-season deer woods back home, I might see one or t... READ MORE

Plans B and C

Plans B and C

By Tracy Breen

Consistent hunters give themselves plenty of options. I remember watching my father stare out the living room window as he studied a feather dangling from a tree. It was a regular occurrence before he headed to the woods to hunt deer. The magical feather, along with the time of the season, determined the treestand he would use. Why was the feather ... READ MORE

Bowhunting Mini-Lessons

Bowhunting Mini-Lessons

By Tom Fegely

No matter how many years you hunt with a bow, there’s always something new to learn. Much of what I’ve learned about hunting over the years has come in small doses via lessons shared by friends or through personal experiences that have resulted in hits or misses. From rattling and grunting to deer jumping the string, check out these two... READ MORE

Warm Weather Whitetails

Warm Weather Whitetails

By Bob Humphrey

When the mercury soars, you can still find success in the whitetail woods. You didn’t need to feel it; you could see it was cold. A dense glazing of hoarfrost coated the tall canary grass and smartweed. As the big buck stepped into the clearing, steam spouted from his nostrils like a twin-stack semi. With eyes wide and ears perked forward, he... READ MORE

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