Rack Magazine

Entries for April 2015

Twenty Reasons to Rise and Shine

Twenty Reasons to Rise and Shine

By Mike Handley

Remember that commercial in which the guy slips out of bed, hoping his wife doesn’t hear him sneak down creaky stairs to go hunting? Well, that wasn’t the case with Pastor Bob. While a lot of deer hunters find sleep difficult on the eve of opening day, Bob Richardson made no effort to get out of bed when the alarm clock sounded. He mig... READ MORE

Ten Acres and a Mule

Ten Acres and a Mule

By Ed Waite

With land like this, there’s no such thing as a buyer’s market. If Walt Fanthorp ever decides to quit deer hunting, it won’t be because of the price of gasoline or for the lack of a place to hunt. Walking is cheap. Walt’s 10 acres north of Cincinnati is mostly open ground, but there’s a wooded creek bottom at the re... READ MORE

When Shawn Says Jump...

When Shawn Says Jump...

By Lisa L. Price

The mail for which this postman waits bears no stamps. It wasn’t until Ryan Holthaus hung his newly mounted 19-pointer on the wall, right next to the 120-inch buck that was his first bowkill, that he realized just how big a deer he arrowed with his new Mathews bow last year in Osage County, Kan. Even though he knew the numbers, seeing the sta... READ MORE

King of Paparazzi

King of Paparazzi

By Ed Waite

To J.T. Kreager, almost every buck has a familiar face. Calling J.T. Kreager lucky within earshot of anyone who knows him would be like waking to discover you’ve inadvertently Tweeted photographs of your underwear to Oprah. You’re going to be left red-faced. Yes, the Ohio bowhunter was in the right place at the right time to put an ar... READ MORE

Mother Knows Best

Mother Knows Best

By Mike Handley

A bird’s-eye view isn’t necessary to pay a taxidermist Prior to last November, Chris Denniston had little use for and practically no confidence in pop-up blinds. Satisfied with climbing stands, the 33-year-old construction shop foreman and raiser of beagles would’ve never bought one of the tent-like contraptions for himself. But w... READ MORE

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