Rack Magazine

Entries for October 2015

Hand-Me-Down Bow, Calm-Me-Down Buck

Hand-Me-Down Bow, Calm-Me-Down Buck

By Duncan Dobie

Second-year bowhunter learns what all the fuss is about! Anthony Partington of DeGraff, Ohio, started hunting for squirrels and groundhogs with his grandfather when he was 12 or 13. It wasn’t long before he graduated to hunting big Ohio whitetails with a shotgun and, occasionally, a crossbow. As he grew older and married, family obligations a... READ MORE

Never Doubt Your Gut

Never Doubt Your Gut

By Lisa L. Price

Instinct can be a deer hunter’s greatest asset! Kent Toney’s preseason hunch didn’t make sense to any of his hunting buddies, but they’ll now think twice before dismissing his instincts. Louisiana’s rifle season usually opens on the last Saturday in October. It ends in the middle of January, and that’s when the s... READ MORE

Ohio Bowdom’s Best Typical from 2010

Ohio Bowdom’s Best Typical from 2010

By Rob Meade

Another one of those first-time-to-hunt-a-stand stories … For a number of reasons, this deer should still be alive. Matt Ward and his buddy, Randy Sexton, had hung new stands earlier that day, leaving plenty of human scent in their noisy wakes. And while many hunters would’ve chosen not to return and hunt in them just a few hours later... READ MORE

Making the Best of a Bad Situation

Making the Best of a Bad Situation

By Jill J. Easton

Sometimes bad events bring good results. It happened that way for Jake Landon in 2008 when he shot one of the biggest deer taken in Illinois that season. The dire news came in September, only a month before the archery opener. Jake and his dad found out that the ground they’d hunted for 20 years had been leased by an outfitter. Finding a plac... READ MORE

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