Rack Magazine

Entries for January 2017

NUMBER 14

NUMBER 14

By Ed Waite

Ohio hunter derails deer train’s caboose. Donita Elder knows that blowing out candles takes a backseat to hunting. Her birthday falls on Oct. 30, when bucks are chasing does in Perry County, Ohio. She spent last year’s getting a makeover, a gift from her family, while hubby and the kids took to the woods. Daniel “DJ” Elder t... READ MORE

Rip Van Winkle Shoots Modern Day Legend

Rip Van Winkle Shoots Modern Day Legend

By Ed Waite

Thirty-six-year-old Brian Peters drives a dump truck for a living, hauling asphalt out of a plant in Byesville, Ohio. During the summer, he works long hours, usually seven-day weeks. There is little time for anything beyond work until the weather turns cold and most highway paving stops, and then he gets behind the wheel of a tractor-trailer and ha... READ MORE

.44 Mag as Dream Catcher

.44 Mag as Dream Catcher

By Ed Waite

Does giveth, and they taketh away. Don Barbour of Mishawaka, Ind., is all too familiar with this bowhunter’s proverb. On the last afternoon of Indiana’s early archery season in 2010, he jumped a buck and a doe while walking to his stand. They’d been bedded in some tall grass before barreling through a briar patch and disappearing ... READ MORE

From ‘Gar Hole’ to Golden Laurel

From ‘Gar Hole’ to Golden Laurel

By Chris Brazzell

The story behind bowhunting’s No. 2 Perfect. Leaving my early-November playground in Nebraska wasn't easy, but I'd agreed to join my pastor, Shane Warren, and his friend, Ken Roark, in Ohio. So after six days of bowhunting the Cornhusker State, I boarded a plane in Lincoln and flew to Columbus. Soon after arriving, I discovered I'd be hunting... READ MORE

Okie Bass Pro Adds State Record to Resume

Okie Bass Pro Adds State Record to Resume

By Mike Handley

Bo knows bows, as well as baitcasters! When Bo Middleton’s grand-father, the late Floyd “Cooney” Sanders, told him he’d seen a great big buck while looking out his kitchen window, Bo humored him. But the more the 28-year-old thought about it, he couldn’t dismiss the possibility. “He was getting on (in years), an... READ MORE

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