Rack Magazine

Entries for April 2016

The Mother Lode

The Mother Lode

By Mike Handley

John Bruno found the mother lode on a Missouri coal mine’s property last November, but what he took home in his truck was fit more for stoking a taxidermist’s wallet than a furnace. Because John’s father is president of the coal-fired power plant’s union, he’s among the few who have permission to hunt some of the facil... READ MORE

Happy Dancer

Happy Dancer

By Audrey Sharp

Winner of the 2012 Golden Laurel Citation I didn’t sleep well on the Friday night before Indiana’s 2011 firearms opener. My husband, Jerry, had agreed to stay home with our daughters so I could go hunting with my dad, Tim Ostrander, and I was excited. I awoke at 4:30 a.m., got ready and was at my parents’ home an hour later. Dad a... READ MORE

Elude Me Twice...

Elude Me Twice...

By Jill J. Easton

This Okie buck had a death wish! When Brent Smith drove up to the wheat field south of Ringling, Okla., where he normally hunts, a pickup was circling the area. He waited a few minutes, but the truck didn’t go away. Disgusted, he moved to another spot near Mud Creek. By the time he got there, the sun was already climbing above the eastern hor... READ MORE

Wake-up Call

Wake-up Call

By Ed Waite

It’s okay to sleep in a deer blind, just as long as you have an alarm clock who answers to “Dad.” Macc McClain’s eyelids have never been as heavy as they were on Nov. 21, when he and his father, Norm, shared a makeshift blind on Aunt Marion’s Logan County farm. The 10th-grader found it difficult to keep his eyes open, ... READ MORE

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