Rack Magazine

Entries for October 2017

Dorothy I’m Not

Dorothy I’m Not

By Jay Hickey

There’s no place like home and home wasn’t Kansas. Deer hunters with unfilled tags and two days left to fill them aren’t especially eager to see the great state of Kansas in their rearview mirrors. But when I realized southwest Arkansas was about to be hit by a rare southerly breeze, I couldn’t pack for home fast enough. Not... READ MORE

Phoning Ethan

Phoning Ethan

By Mike Handley

Ethan Vinson might forever rue the day he chose not to sit in a ladder stand behind his father’s house in south Georgia. He suspected it the moment the telephone rang — too early on a Sunday morning to be a casual call and hello. He knew it the moment he heard the smile in the voice on the other end of the line. “How’s your ... READ MORE

No Glasses Required

No Glasses Required

By Lisa Price

Louisiana bowhunter Rusty Thompson rubbed his eyes, shook his head, and then trudged to the swiss-cheesed target to pull out the spray of arrows. He couldn’t figure out why he wasn’t getting consistent groups. Almost halfway into his fifth decade on the planet, four of those as an archery addict, he’d never had setup problems like... READ MORE

The One That Didn’t Get Away

The One That Didn’t Get Away

By Rob Meade

Jerrode Jones and his fiancée, Kayla, like to spend summer evenings videotaping bucks in the bean fields of southern Ohio. In August 2011, the couple was sitting in a fencerow at dusk. They had just recorded several minutes of footage of a 150- to 160-class buck, and it was almost time to go. Jerrode was putting up the camera, when his sweet... READ MORE

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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd