Rack Magazine

Entries for May 2015

One Good Turn …

One Good Turn …

By Jill J. Easton

Happenstance and a snort-weeze are the undoing for Virginia’s State Bow Record. Had John Feazell not loaned his muzzleloader to his father on the eve of Virginia’s 2009 blackpowder season, you’d be looking at another whitetail on this page. The same goes for John’s aborted scouting trip, which might’ve resulted in his ... READ MORE

Good Things Come...

Good Things Come...

By Ed Waite

One of Ohio’s best-ever by crossbow. Jeff McCulley would’ve been elated to burn his 2009 buck tag on the wide and tall-tined 8-pointer that had given him the slip all season. It was the biggest he’d seen on the 25 acres for which he’d gained permission to hunt through a fishing buddy who knew the landowners. The 41-year-old ... READ MORE

Blambidextrous

Blambidextrous

By Lisa L. Price

Rather than spook the buck of his dreams, devout archer sacrifices bow range for a long poke. It’s a good thing Troy Tate packed his rifle when he returned to Kansas in December 2010, even though the avid bowhunter never intended to unsheathe it. The only reason he carried it afield that one day was because the wind’s direction was comp... READ MORE

Dripping With Bone

Dripping With Bone

By Ed Waite

When Steve Esker knelt in the high weeds, he could’ve been looking for blood. Or not. From almost 180 yards away, a jittery Travis Vollmar couldn’t tell exactly what his friend was doing. But when Steve stood, raised his arms and clasped his hands over his head, Travis knew. This was better than blood. Better than tracks. He sprinted ba... READ MORE

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