Rack Magazine

Entries for December 2017

Ordeal in Ohio

Ordeal in Ohio

By Ed Waite

If Ernest Hemingway had met Donnie Wilson, Spencer Tracey might’ve played the role of a deer hunter instead of a fisherman. He’d have suffered rope burns from dragging a buck, instead of fighting a marlin. Oh, and the ending to Papa’s man-versus-nature tale would’ve been far happier. The only thing easy about Donnie’s ... READ MORE

Trading a Racquet for a Rack

Trading a Racquet for a Rack

By Mike Handley

Had 14-year-old Sabrina Nisly’s tennis practice not been canceled because of the rain on Sept. 13, 2012, she might have ended her first-ever deer season with a big fat “love.” But rain it did. And because her father, Joe, decided a few raindrops never hurt anybody, Sabrina wound up winning the world cup of deer hunting. Sabrina, a... READ MORE

Better than a Gold Watch

Better than a Gold Watch

By Jill J. Easton

Prior to 2010, Kenneth Fields thought trail cameras weren’t fair. His words. But that was before serious back pain diminished the Kansas deer hunter’s trips afield. At the suggestion of his nephew, Jerry Smith, Kenneth reluctantly set out a camera over the mineral lick at the front end of his property. And the revelations rocked his wor... READ MORE

In Praise of Point-and-Shoots

In Praise of Point-and-Shoots

By Ed Waite

Greg Deckling, like most bowhunters, realizes the importance of practice. If you can’t launch at least a few arrows prior to opening day, there’s really no point in going. Even if the sights are dead-on, it takes a little conditioning to be able to draw and hold a compound bow. The college junior has no place on campus to shoot his bow.... READ MORE

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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd