Rack Magazine

Entries for June 2017

The Biggest Thing in the World

The Biggest Thing in the World

By Mike Handley

A wide-eyed Shane Ragon clapped a hand to his open mouth like he was trying to swallow a cuss word in the presence of a preacher. The 40-year-old bowhunter from Calhoun City, Miss., didn’t know whether to laugh or cry, to shout hallelujah or utter something less suitable for a tent revival. What he did know was that every time he tried to wal... READ MORE

Venison with a Side of Crow

Venison with a Side of Crow

By Mike Handley

When Danny Culpepper sent his son, Fletcher, a text message on Oct. 22, 2012, asking if he could carry some material in to camouflage his ladder stand, he had no idea Fletcher was sitting in the stand and had just shot a deer from it. He knew only that his 27-year-old son was hunting the 55 acres, which is why he thought to ask before driving back ... READ MORE

Making the Grade

Making the Grade

By Rusty Johnson

The taxidermy tag on this set of antlers read “MINE.” Try telling Ryan Odenbrett that life is fair. He wanted to go bowhunting on the cool gray afternoon of Oct. 20. He knew exactly which stand to visit, too. But the conflicted sophomore at Southern Missouri really needed every available hour to study for a biology test. Or did he? His ... READ MORE

Blessing in Disguise

Blessing in Disguise

By Rob Meade

Misjudging distance might’ve cost this Ohio man a 10-pointer, but the consolation prize wore a drop tine. Eager to learn more about the property he’d bought in December 2009, Tony Amyx spent a lot of time scouting it the following spring and summer. He also collected numerous trail camera photographs of the deer there, including a fabul... READ MORE

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Copyright 2017 by Buckmasters, Ltd