Rack Magazine

Entries for July 2016

Carpe Deerum

Carpe Deerum

By Ed Waite

Have Weather, Will Hunt... Given the choice between going to a classroom and taking a final exam or spending opening morning of the firearms season in a treestand, is there any doubt which a deer hunter will do? For Andrew Cooper of Hillsborough, Ohio, the decision wasn’t exactly a no-brainer. Until the moment he went to bed on Nov. 28, he wa... READ MORE

The Year Seth Didn’t Quit

The Year Seth Didn’t Quit

By Seth Bisbee

My dad set out a trail camera in 2010, and we got a few photographs of a young, but impressive 5x5. I wasn’t really salivating over the deer, but there was no way I was going to pass it up if I ever got the chance with my bow. My uncle made a ground blind and concealed it next to a slough. He got a chance at the 10-pointer, but missed. That w... READ MORE

You Know What They Say About Cats...

You Know What They Say About Cats...

By Ed Waite

Curiosity might well have been this whitetail’s undoing. Alek Muladore might be the only deer hunter to have gasped and huffed his way into the record books. So shaken by the buck beyond his .410 shotgun’s bead last fall, the 8-year-old’s breathing was more like that of a woman in labor. It was even loud enough for the giant white... READ MORE

New York’s Scrape Doctor

New York’s Scrape Doctor

By Mike Canale

I’ll never forget the sun glistening off the largest rack of the four bucks that were challenging each other in the meadow west of my treestand. That was during the waning 2010 archery season. It was close to 11 a.m., and I’d just come down from my treestand within in a copse of pines when I saw them. To prevent being seen by the randy ... READ MORE

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