Rack Magazine

Entries for December 2016

Ruination of a Young Hunter

Ruination of a Young Hunter

By Steve Scudder

Humility Isn’t a Trait Often Seen in 11-Year-Olds. My son, Tristan, has hunted with me since he was 6 years old. He started out in the fall of 2006 and harvested his first deer, a button buck, during our Indiana muzzleloader season. That pretty much hooked him for life. I introduced him to bowhunting three years later, and he took his first ... READ MORE

Why There Are No Instant Replays

Why There Are No Instant Replays

By Lisa Price

Photo: More than 41 inches of this Ohio buck’s impressive tally are between the burrs and the mirrored brow tines. Tyler’s dad, Steve (left), will be the taxidermist behind a full-body mount. A missed opportunity at a big buck can sometimes be a good thing. Just ask 18-year-old Tyler Bashlor. Tyler is attending South Georgia College, wh... READ MORE

Bowled Over in Kansas City

Bowled Over in Kansas City

By Mike Handley

Photo: Mike Walters’ public-land Missouri buck is a tremendous mainframe 4x6 with 10 small extras. Even without the junk, the rack would’ve had a composite (true gross) score of nearly 184 inches. With them, it registers 208 5/8. But Mike was smiling long before he knew the numbers! Watching deer graze near the runways of the Kansas Cit... READ MORE

Rena the Enabler

Rena the Enabler

By Ed Waite

Pennsylvania buck addict gets his fix in 2011. Rena Altman’s coworkers know she’s married to an addict. That became perfectly clear last fall, when her husband, Dave, called her workplace. High as a kite, he badgered a secretary into patching his call through to her. “I did it,” he said, a three-word sentence almost too much... READ MORE

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