Entries for July 2015
Smell of Success
By Ed Waite
Adam Wireman’s Pike County, Ohio, buck is a mainframe 5x5 with six irregular points, enough to push it into the semi-irregular category. Had it not been for Adam Wireman’s mother, Dianne, his 2011 deer season would’ve ended very differently. Not only did she make it possible for him to scale his favorite ladder stand on Oct. 12, b... READ MORE
What a Way to Break-in a New Bow!
By Lisa L. Price
Proof that BOW FEVER is contagious! Mark Woller has his son, Eric, to thank for rekindling his interest in bowhunting. Eric’s newfound enthusiasm for archery was not only contagious, but it also led to Mark’s replacing his 20-year-old bow. “I’d been too busy with other obligations to do any bowhunting for a few years,”... READ MORE
Potts Was Right!
By Greg Wood
I’m 51 years old, a mill electrician who has been bowhunting for 34 years. To say that I have a passion for big bucks is an understatement. On Nov. 8, 2011, in Brown County, Kan., rain (4 inches) kept us from hunting all day, also keeping deer movement to a minimum. That night, we went to bed with rain still falling. We awoke at 4:30 a.m. to ... READ MORE
A Slug With Moose’s Name On It
By Rob Meade
Sixteen-year-old blind in Ohio finally produces! In 1994, Butch Follick built an elevated box blind on his 80-acre Preble County, Ohio, property. The purpose of this blind was to help introduce his son, Jake, to the wonderful world of whitetail hunting. “The Condo,” as the stand became known, was the go-to place for the father-son team ... READ MORE